As well as reporting on the latest mobile industry headlines - from mobile money to free WiFi - this week's edition of The Fonecast includes a conversation with Jonas Vig, CEO of mobile video service Bambuser.
Google Latitude, the mobile location-tracking service that lets users share where they are, now offers the option of ‘checking in’ at a specific location.
It’s a feature that’s been introduced today on version 5.1 of Google Maps 5.1 for Android, with the iPhone app due to be updated shortly.
Andrew Harrison has been promoted to CEO of Best Buy Europe.
He was previously CEO of The Carphone Warehouse before becoming Chief Operating Officer of Best Buy Europe last year.
A new study from Cisco suggests that worldwide mobile data traffic will increase 26-fold between 2010 and 2015, reaching 6.3 exabytes per month by 2015.
This dramatic rise is being driven by an increase in mobile internet-enabled devices and a growing demand for video services.
88% of client-side marketers say they’ll use mobile marketing in 2011. That’s the conclusion of a new survey from the US-based Association of National Advertisers in partnership with the Mobile Marketing Association.
In addition, 75% planned to spend an average 59% more on their mobile marketing than they did last year.