The Mobile by Sainsbury’s service, which was set up earlier this month as a joint venture with Vodafone UK, has announced its pricing.
As well as offering a basic ‘pay as you go’ mobile phone service with standard calls at 8p per minute and text messages costing 4p each, there are also three 30-day allowances.
Monthly mobile users up 51% from last year
Facebook has reported results for the second quarter of its financial year. Revenue was up 53% year-on-year to $1.81 billion (£1.18 billion), while the Q2 2012 loss was now a $333 million profit.
88% of total revenue ($1.6 billion) was from advertising, with around 41% of this figure coming from mobile ads.
Says it's still on course to exceed one million UK 4G customers this year
EE (Everything Everywhere Ltd) has released its second-quarter and half-year results for 2013.
Service revenue during Q2 2013 fell by 4.4% year-on-year, although the company points out that the figure would have remained stable without roaming and mobile termination rate cuts. Turnover for the quarter was down 2.3% year-on-year.
Yesterday Google announced a new version of its Android mobile platform - Android 4.3 - and a much-rumoured update to its Nexus 7 tablet.
In addition, there was a new ‘Chromecast’ HDMI adaptor that’ll let users stream content to their TV from most portable devices.
Yesterday evening Apple announced results for the third quarter of its financial year, with revenue up just 1% year-on-year to $35.3 billion and net profit down over 21% to $6.9 billion.
31.2 million iPhones were sold during the April-June period, increasing year-on-year by 20% to a record for that quarter, while iPad sales fell 14% to 14.6 million units.