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East Does Meet West

Last week two important conferences were held on opposite sides of the globe. In London, the Financial Times held the FT World Telecoms Conference; in Hong Kong, the GSM Association hosted Mobile Asia Congress 2010.
CCS Insight attended both events Shaun Collins spoke at the FT conference, while Ben Wood and I went to Hong Kong. Comparing notes with Shaun... Read more

Posted By Michael Walker on 26 November 2010
Tags: MWC, Mobile

Motorola's New Smartphone Combines Brains and Brawn

The rugged mobile phone has traditionally been a niche product aimed at a small number of people for whom a durable device is essential. Sonim's perhaps the best-known handset manufacturer in this area, but there are others Samsung's Xcover 271 and B2100 Xplorer spring to mind.
However, recent launches suggest that a growing number of phone-makers are try... Read more

Posted By Digantam Gurung on 12 November 2010

Mobile Coverage Reaches New Heights

Last October I made a long, gruelling trek to the base camp of Mount Everest, braving blisters, altitude sickness and a never-ending supply of dal bhat (lentils and rice) to reach the foot of the world's highest mountain. It was a spectacular experience, not least because of the remoteness and the simple way of life enjoyed by the local Nepalese. So my ears pric... Read more

Posted By Kester Mann on 9 November 2010
Tags: Mobile, 3G, network

The Power of Openness

Nokia's running an ad for its N8 phone at the moment. It shows the N8 on a remote-controlled helicopter and a toy train, playing Snake on a tower block, and controlling a wall of video screens, among other things. The tagline is "What will you do with it?"
Impressive though the ads and the phone may be, I'm not entirely convinced about the "open" credenti... Read more

Posted By Alistair Buxton on 3 November 2010

Vodafone Tunes Its Overtures to Business Dealers

The past couple of years have not been kind to Vodafone in the UK. O2 and Orange are formidable competitors that seem to have outsmarted Vodafone at almost every turn and have won some major victories in the battle for the consumer. Vodafone's shown significant improvements in recent months, but there's still some way to go.
Vodafone's strength has always... Read more

Posted By Shaun Collins on 27 September 2010
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