James Rosewell writes:
The mobile techie community has known about mobile networks and indeed some handsets providing unique information about mobile devices and customers for a long time. Collin Mulliner, a graduate student at the Technische Universitat Berlin, has recently bought the issue to the attention of the public during a talk at the CanSecWest conference in Vancouver.
OnAir, which provides in-flight mobile phone and data services for commercial airlines, says it's terminated its agreement with Ryanair. The companies had been working together for two years, with OnAir service available on 50 Ryanair aircraft for around 12 months. Typical prices were between €2.00 and €3.00 per minute to make and receive calls.
Ryanair wanted to expand deployment to its entire fleet but the two companies were unable to reach a mutual agreement.
Orange UK is following last week's launch of HMV Mobile Games with news of three new mobile gaming services. First is Playtomo, created as a white-label service by C4M and launched today by Orange. This allows customers to play free games on their mobile phones through social networking sites.
Next is Games Zone, a gaming service that launches on Wednesday 31st March. The £5 monthly subscription includes a choice of two games each month plus 20% off additional purchases.