Tag: mobile network
Three's "The One Plan" now available on one month rolling contract
Mobile network operator Three have announced that their "The One Plan" tariff is now available on a one month rolling contract deal. Those with an unlocked smartphone intending to do some serious browsing and downloading on the go should definately…
giffgaff announce pricing plans for "people-powered" network
Free data usage until 25th May for giffgaff users.
"People-powered" mobile network giffgaff launching next week
In a novel approach to mobile network operating, users who go out of their way help promote the service will be rewarded with free calls, texts and mobile broadband. You scratch giffgaff's back and they will scratch yours, so to speak.
RUMOUR: Post Office to launch mobile network?
Ahh the Post Office. A British Institution, but increasingly outdated these days? I haven’t heard the phrase “snail mail” in a good long time. In an effort to stave off the dinosaur accusations, the Guardian reckon that the Post Office are soon to launch a mobile phone service to add to their broadband and home phone packages…
European iPhone deal nearing completion: O2, Orange, T-Mobile sign revenue-sharing deal with Apple, sources claim
When you see the headline “Apple secures Europe iPhone revenue deals” in a respected paper like the Financial Times, you take notice, because it reads as if a deal has been done with Apple and at least one mobile network to distribute the iPhone in Europe.
“Apple has succeeded in committing European mobile phone operators that want exclusively to sell its new iPhone to share parts of their revenues with the technology group,” the article begins.
“The contract, which was signed by three European mobile operators in recent days, requires that the operators hand over to Apple 10 per cent of the revenues made from calls and data transfers by customers over iPhones.”
“The contract was signed by T-Mobile of Germany, Orange of France and O2 in the UK, people familiar with the situation told FT Deutschland, the Financial Times’s sister paper.”
There’s the crunch. “People familiar with the situation”. In other words, “unnamed sources”. In other words… rumour.
Latest iPhone survey results and downloadable content on the PS3: the best stories from Shiny Media
The next batch of results from iPhonic's UK iPhone survey are discussed on the site today. Which network is the respondents' favourite to get the iPhone? [iPhonic] Downloadable content will debut on the PS3 in June. PSPSPS has the…
London Underground to trial in-train mobile phone service
London Underground has announced that it is to begin a six-month mobile phone trial on trains and platforms on the Waterloo & City Line. Though it's not due to start until at least April 2008, the trial will provide mobile…