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Is mobile phone airtime too expensive in Malawi?

En Blog for Bennett Kankuzi Published 28 days and 11 hours and 31 minutes ago.

The government of Malawi has introduced a 10 percent surtax on mobile phone airtime starting from 1 July 2008. At the same time it scrapped off import tax on cell phones being sold by mobile phone operators TNM and Zain Malawi (formerly Celtel Malawi). Hence TNM is selling its NOKIA 1200 phones at MK3800 while Zain Malawi is selling its ZTE phones which have been dubbed “Mose wa lero” phones at MK2800 (USD20). The ZTE have been dubbed "Mose wa lero" because they say this is an initiative of the [...]

JuiceCaster Does Mobile Media

En SarahInTampa Published 9 days and 19 hours and 45 minutes ago.

This looks interesting - JuiceCaster, a mobile broadcasting app, is about to arrive in Java app form on T-Mobile phones. The service, which is also available as a WAP site at, lets you post media - like camera phone pictures and videos - and send them to your friends’ phones. You can also [...]

HTC mobile phones with Google's Android software

En Science & Technology Today Published 8 days and 3 hours and 55 minutes ago.

HTC mobile phones with Google's Android software is expected to go on sale in the United States as early as October and T-Mobile will be the first carrier to offer this handset.The device is expected to match many of the capabilities of Apple's iPhone and other smartphones that perform computer-like functions. Phones using Google's software will do the same thing. Google is making the Android operating system software available free to cellphone carriers and manufacturers who have agreed to provide devices [...]

Report - Mobile Phones For Social Activism

En Published 23 days and 17 hours and 49 minutes ago.

“Well over 3.5 billion mobile phones are in use around the world and organizations are harnessing this technology to help overcome humanitarian challenges,” according to Timothy E. Wirth, President of the United Nations Foundation. The recent report, Wireless Technology for Social Change: Trends in NGO Mobile Use, examines emerging trends in “mobile activism” by looking at [...] [...]

12 Million Predicted To Subscribe To Mobile TV in India

En Published 12 days and 7 hours and 8 minutes ago.

According to a report entitled Mobile TV in India from Springboard Research, Indian mobile phone users are ready for Mobile TV services with the potential market size estimated to be US$ 360 million in 2008. Mobile TV is a technology that allows people to view regular live television content on their mobile phones or other mobile [...]

Mobile Advertising Has Potential

En IT News Published 26 days and 6 hours and 31 minutes ago.

Although nearly everyone today has a cell phone, mobile marketing is still very much in its infancy and marketers are struggling with how best to use the mobile platform to influence consumers. So far, it seems they have not been that effective if you look at the numbers: only 6.9% of adults surveyed said that video on mobile phones influenced them to purchase electronics; 6.4% said text messaging did the same. However, when you turn your eyes to what those numbers look like for the younger crowd, an [...]

Musicstation -- Breaking iTune's Monoply

En Science & Technology Today Published 20 days and 21 minutes ago.

Omnifone is all set to break Apple's hold on digital music. Its software Musicstation is estimated to run on millions of mobile phones in Europe and Asia.Omnifone has decided to take on Apple's music-playing iPhone, weeks before its launch in the USA.Musicstation software, which has already started being loaded in mobile phones in Europe, is estimated to be in 100 million mobile phones in Europe and Asia in the next 12 months.Big mobile phone operators and all music majors have signed up to Musicstation.All [...]

Mobile Phones - The New Ad Screen?

En Published 19 days and 6 hours and 30 minutes ago.

India will have 500 million mobile consumers by 2010 with 60 million mobile users having video capability, 100 million music capability, 200 million radio capability, 250 million camera capability and 250 million with internet capability, according to D Shivakumar, vice-president and managing director, Nokia India who added that, “Mobile phones are not just about voice [...] [...]

CFP - Mobile Music

En Published 7 days and 1 hour and 23 minutes ago.

For the first time in history over 50% of consumers in industrialised  cultures worldwide have the capability of listening to music whilst on the move - either  through the use  of their mobile phones or on dedicated MP3 players such as the Apple  iPod. The stream on Mobile Music at the Mobile Life Conferences and [...]

FOMA N703iμ – new slim record

En Entertainment Tonight Published 8 days and 15 hours and 49 minutes ago.

Today Japan’s mobile service provider NTT DoCoMo has introduced its new mobile phone lineup of the 7-series. These inexpensive, but stylish phones will be released under 703 index, with FOMA N703iμ by NEC in it. The phone is peculiar for its thickness – just 11.4 mm, the current record for W-CDMA 3G phones. The phone has [...]

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