Vodafone has agreed a European deal with Volkswagen and Audi in Europe to provide in-car connectivity, starting with new Audi models from next year.
These vehicles will have an embedded SIM chip that’s been developed specifically for the automobile industry and is designed to work at temperatures from -40° to +85° Celsius.
explained by Professor Andrew Nix from the University of Bristol
In this presentation, which was originally given as part of the ‘Multimedia Content Delivery onto Mobile Platforms’ session at Mobile World Congress 2014, Professor Andrew Nix from the University of Bristol explains many of the often-forgotten truths about WiFi service.
If you’re an IT manager, working in a mobile phone shop, looking at tech product design or simply want to get the most from your mobile phone, Professor Nix has plenty of practical advice in this 20-minute video clip.
Although the Apple iPhone is often seen as a device that’s easily broken, a new study suggests it’s actually tougher than other smartphones. However, an iPhone is also more likely to be lost.
The figures come from US-based ProtectCELL, which offers mobile protection plans and services.
Podcast - 7th March 2014
Messaging was very much on the agenda at Mobile World Congress this year, following Facebook's announcement that it was planning to acquire WhatsApp in a 19 billion dollar deal. So if the future for this type of internet-based 'over the top' messaging service looks good, what does this mean for SMS?
To find out more, we spoke to Stacy Adams of mBlox to learn what was happening in the messaging world, to find out how SMS is being integrated with mobile apps - and to discover some of the other ways SMS was being used by businesses today.
by Andrew Skinner, Relationship Director of the Technology, Media & Telecoms team at Barclays
The GSMA reported that 85,000 visitors attended Mobile World Congress this year, breaking all previous records for the show.
Andrew Skinner, Relationship Director of the Technology, Media & Telecoms team at Barclays, reflects on his time in Barcelona and some of the key themes to come out of this year’s show.