The Fonecast produces regular podcasts for the UK mobile phone industry. Its news review runs for approximately 30 minutes and is free to download. Separate in-depth features are also created regularly throughout the year. A number of advertising and promotional opportunities are available on the podcasts and also on the website. Please download the media pack (pdf) or listen to one of our podcasts to learn more.

In addition, the team behind The Fonecast are professional podcasters who can research, script, produce and present online broadcasts for your company, your organisation or your products. They’ll handle everything… including all the messy technical stuff.

To get in touch, please email

Iain Graham

Iain Graham is the voice of The Fonecast. He’s a veteran of the mobile industry, having held senior positions with One2One (now T-Mobile) and Vodafone since the 1980s. Iain left his role as Vodafone’s Head of Indirect Business in 2005 to become a consultant and professional toastmaster. His sense of humour and no-nonsense attitude makes him the perfect person to host each edition of The Fonecast… and to work with your company.

James Rosewell

James Rosewell is the technical wizard who built The Fonecast web site and created his own easy-to-use podcast software. He started his career at the sharp end of technology, as a key member of a small team in a high-growth software start-up. James then spent 10 years with Vodafone, where he established a technology account management function that brought control to a £25m programme. He led the team of 100 people that replaced Vodafone’s Retail IT platform and grew service provision IT systems in line with Vodafone’s exponential expansion during the late 1990s. James passionately believes in the benefits mobile applications provide and is currently bringing those benefits to web developers through the open source project 51Degrees.

Mark Bridge

Mark Bridge is writer and podcast producer for The Fonecast. The rest of the time he’s a freelance writer who’s focussed on the mobile phone and IT industries. Mark has over 15 years’ experience working with fixed-line and mobile communications, beginning his career as a telephone engineer before finding sanctuary within the warmth of an office. As well as copywriting and consulting, he also turns up occasionally as the ‘gadget expert’ or 'mobile phone expert' on radio and TV. He’s committed to making technology easier to understand – through his writing, in his broadcasting and through his contribution to The Fonecast.

Recent Podcasts

Apple iPad starts selling in the UK – and many people still don't know what it does

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O2 UK to sell Dell Streak Android-powered tablet from June

The Apple iPad will have a rival in O2 and The Carphone Warehouse shops within days of arriving in the UK. O2 and Dell have done an exclusive deal that'll see the Dell Streak Android-powered tablet available through O2 UK from early next month.

The Dell Streak runs the Android operating system and has a 5-inch touchscreen, 5 megapixel auto-focus camera, expandable memory, built-in WiFi and a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. Pricing and tariff information hasn't been confirmed yet.

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Revamped app store arrives at The Carphone Warehouse

Last year – in fact, exactly a year ago today – we reported that Californian mobile developer HipLogic had created the SnappLife application store for The Carphone Warehouse in the UK.

The two companies are now announcing HipLogic Live (which replaces the 'SnappLife' branding). This, much like SnappLife, is a free application that helps consumers connect to social networking sites, provides media content and also offers an App store. It'll be preloaded on a number of mobile phones.

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Carnival of the Mobilists #224

Mark Bridge writes:

Welcome to the Carnival of the Mobilists #224. If you’re a regular visitor to The Fonecast and have no idea what the Carnival is, this is a summary of the week’s best blogging about all things mobile. It travels the internet, alighting at a different mobile-related website every week.

Carnival of the Mobilists

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Apple announces UK iPad pricing and 28th May launch date

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