O2 has launched a £5-a-month mobile broadband contract that offers 500MB of data. There's an upfront charge of £19.99 for the dongle, which also provides unlimited WiFi access at via The Cloud and BT Openzone. The tariff can be cancelled with just 30 days notice.
The modu 1 mobile phone is now on sale in the UK through an exclusive deal with purelygadgets.com. This handset is notable for having the option of 'modu jackets' that add or enhance the phone's features.
Samsung Electronics has announced quarterly revenue of 37.89 trillion Korean won (£20.41 billion), up 17% year-on-year. Consolidated operating profit for the quarter was a record 5.01 trillion won, up 88% on the same quarter in 2009.
The United Arab Emirates will suspend a number of online services used by BlackBerry devices - BlackBerry Messenger, BlackBerry email and BlackBerry web browsing – from 11th October, according to the UAE's official news agency.
The decision has been made by the UAE's Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), which has been concerned for a number of years that BlackBerry devices route these online services off-shore.