Expecting the unexpected
Mark Bridge writes:
Great news for mobile phone users. Ofcom’s new rules preventing unexpected mid-contract price rises came into force last week, which means UK consumers can no longer be surprised by their subscription charge increasing while they’re still locked into a minimum-term deal.
BlackBerry Limited says it plans to sell most of its property in its home country of Canada.
It’s working with real-estate specialist CBRE Limited to get rid of the majority of its commercial buildings through what’s described as “a combination of sale-leaseback and vacant asset sales”.
Podcast - 10th January 2014
Mark Bridge talks to Florent Stroppa, General Manager Europe for mobile value-added service specialist OnMobile.
In today's programme Florent explains what 2014 holds for the mobile industry, what he thinks will happen in the slightly more-distant future - and what lessons we can learn from 2013.
Podcast - 8th January 2014
Iain Graham, James Rosewell and Mark Bridge return with their first mobile industry podcast of 2014.
This week they're looking at new Samsung, Sony and ZTE products from CES, they're talking about Android embedded in cars, they're catching up with the latest news from BlackBerry, they're discussing cheque payments by smartphone, they're revealing complaint data from Ofcom and they're investigating quite a few other stories as well.
BlackBerry has appointed Ron Louks as President of its Devices and Emerging Solutions business unit.
He’ll report to John Chen, the company’s recently-appointed CEO.