Mobile technology company Silent Communication has licensed its Visual Voice Mail software to Sony Ericsson. This means that Sony Ericsson now has the ability to offer 'visual voicemail' on every phone in its range, regardless of operating system and network operator.
The Carphone Warehouse has launched a music streaming service called 'Music Anywhere'. It's been created for them by Catch Media and will cost £29.99 per year. This fee lets users 'stream' all the music tracks from their personal collection via The Carphone Warehouse’s online My Hub portal to a desktop computer, laptop, smartphone or PDA.
ABI Research has calculated that 3.8 billion mobile handsets will contain mobile web browsers by 2015. That's slightly more than 60% of all mobile phones in 2015… and is double today's penetration of mobile browsers. In addition, the number of full internet browsers is expected to exceed that of proxy-based browsers in 2012.
London-based Milly Allen will be streaming “anti X Factor” talent shows live from her mobile phone this autumn. She’s been running the Milly's World events for about a year from Proud Camden and will be using mobile video service Bambuser to put the next series of shows online.
This week's edition of The Fonecast covers the UK government's forthcoming mobile spectrum auction, BlackBerry problems in the Gulf states, universal mobile chargers, the new Amazon Kindle ebook reader and the 'religion' of Apple. There's also an interview with Milly Allen, who's planning to broadcast her London talent shows via mobile phone.