ChaCha – a US-based service that answers questions sent via SMS text, online, Twitter, voice, Facebook and mobile apps – has just picked up $3 million of new funding that includes $900,000 from Qualcomm Ventures.
In total, the company has now raised approximately $75 million.
Telecoms regulator Ofcom has published a consultation on tackling confusion over the cost of calling non-geographic UK telephone numbers. These are numbers that don’t have an area code, such as those beginning with 03, 08, 09 and 118.
Three UK has cut the prices of calling international mobiles and landlines from the UK for ‘pay as you go’ customers. It’s extended the ‘prefix’ service it introduced in April, offering discounted calls to 25 destinations.
Mark Bridge writes:
A few weeks ago I received a phone call out of the blue. It went something like this:
“I think my partner's cheating on me. How can I get into the GPS on his phone to find out where he is?”
I'm no secret agent. Nevertheless, it got me thinking.
UK MVNO giffgaff has extended its free mobile internet offer again. Customers can benefit from 100MB of daily data at no extra cost. Instead of finishing in December, the deal will now run until the end of February 2011 because – once again – the implementation of giffgaff’s pricing plan has been delayed.