Podcast - 28th March 2013
Traditional media is in a state of flux, with consumers changing their media consumption habits. User-generated content, piracy and the rise of mobile are presenting even more challenges.
But what does it mean for publishers and media owners?
T-Mobile USA - the nation’s fourth-largest mobile network operator - has dropped annual contracts and is instead moving to a single ‘unlimited’ monthly tariff.
The news came as the company also launched its 4G LTE service in the United States.
Flipboard, which originally launched as a mobile application that let users turn their social media feeds and favourite websites into a personal digital magazine, is now helping people share those magazines.
The updated iPad and iPhone app enables readers to save news stories, videos and photos in a personal magazine that can then be shared with other people.
Annual results from Hutchison Whampoa have revealed that customer numbers at Three UK have exceeded 9 million.
That’s an 11% increase - 900,000 new customers - since the end of 2011.
Podcast - 27th March 2013
Today's edition of The Fonecast takes a look at the top mobile-related news stories from the past week, including the new Google Keep app, Apple's mapping acquisition and Facebook's VoIP service.
We also cover the BlackBerry World application store, a new UK 4G survey from eBay, in-car connectivity and the recent Yahoo! purchase of Summly.