This week's podcast covers a wide range of mobile industry topics, from unused TV spectrum to the UK's favourite apps. We also discuss smartphone reliability, Symbian's plans, touchscreen patents and quite a bit more.
A new report from IHS Screen Digest says the market for gambling on mobile phones in the United Kingdom more than doubled in 2010.
Net revenue from mobile gambling hit £41 million last year, up from £19 million in 2009.
A new report from Juniper Research anticipates the number of mobile phone users making payments for digital goods reaching 2.5 billion worldwide by 2015. That's a 40% increase from this year’s forecast of 1.8 billion.
Key growth sectors are expected to include mobile tickets for transport and entertainment.
Some of the UK's largest technology and media companies are working together to see if unused TV spectrum could be used as an alternative to WiFi and mobile data.
The BBC, BSkyB, BT, Microsoft, Nokia and Samsung are among the companies that have formed the Cambridge TV White Spaces Consortium.