We're in Barcelona for the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2011. Here's our report at the beginning of the final day, with James talking about the MeeGo and webOS platforms... and Mark reporting on new products from ViewSonic and Motorola Mobility.
UK customers can now buy an international data roaming tariff that offers a single rate in more than 50 countries worldwide. The deal, called abroadband, has been set up by the Telekom Austria Group but can be purchased in 27 countries and used in 53 countries.
Data is charged at 59 Euro cents per MB (about 50p/MB), with connection options including a conventional SIM, micro SIM or USB dongle.
Apple has announced a subscription service that's available to anyone publishing a content-based app on the App Store.
It means the digital subscription service recently launched with News Corp.'s ‘The Daily’ app is now available to other digital magazines and newspapers, along with video and music services.
James Rosewell and Mark Bridge are both reporting for TheFonecast.com from Mobile World Congress this week.
On Monday they recorded a podcast that covered news from Sony Ericsson, Samsung, Nokia and the ShowStoppers showcase...
Telefonica and eBay have launched a global deal that’ll see eBay's mobile application loaded onto most mobile devices sold via O2 UK.
It's the first mobile pre-load deal agreed by eBay anywhere in the world and is also the first time Telefónica has made an app available to smartphone and feature phone customers.