Podcast - 22nd June 2012
Iain Graham visits Faisal Sheikh of London-based Fone Doctors in today's audio feature.
They talk about the recent Fone Doctors relocation to new offices near London Bridge and Faisal's plans for a franchise outlet at Liverpool Street station before moving on to discuss training, customer service, the rise of the tablet and the demise of customer service.
Faisal Sheikh from London-based Fone Doctors talks to Iain Graham about life as a mobile phone dealer. They look back at 2011 and discuss Faisal's plans for 2012, including the recent relocation of the Fone Doctors shop.
A recent Mobile News report into 'box breaking' returned the subject of prepay phones, commission payments and network subsidies to the headlines. Iain Graham talks to reporter Michael House and independent dealer Faisal Sheikh for two very different perspectives.
This week the team takes a look at product announcements from the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas before diving into the rest of the week's mobile industry news. And Faisal Sheikh from Fone Doctors offers his perspective on the Google Nexus One.
We're talking about plenty of new products and services in this week's podcast, including the iPhone 3GS, augmented reality browsers and stealth headsets. Meanwhile, Faisal Sheikh from Fone Doctors tells us that consumers are now looking at operating systems, not brand names, when they choose a new phone.