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

Podcast - 23rd March 2011

It's been a week of acquisition announcements, with T-Mobile USA, Phones 4U and Snaptu all apparently changing hands. The team also talks about Ofcom's 4G auction plans, Android legal action, the Mobile News Awards... and much more.

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Podcast - 19th January 2011

Iain, James and Mark look at T-Mobile's data u-turn and a collection of new services from O2, Orange and first direct. There's also an interview with Dave Golding about the new Cellebrite Touch device designed to help dealers, retailers and network operators.
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Podcast - 12th January 2011

In this week's podcast we talk to Robin Kent from Adax Europe about the challenges facing networks as more and more mobile data is being used by customers. And there's our regular look at all the top stories, including last week's CES trade show.

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Podcast - 12th May 2010

T-Mobile and Orange reveal the new branding for their merged parent company, the Apple iPad's UK pricing and tariffs are announced, Nokia sues Apple again and mobile app stores lose their appeal. All this - and more - is discussed by Iain, James and Mark in The Fonecast.

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Podcast - 16th September 2009

This week's edition of The Fonecast is dominated by partnerships and takeovers, with T-Mobile, Vodafone, SpinVox, NEC and Nokia all being discussed. There's also plenty of talk about new Android devices from Motorola, LG and INQ.

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