Podcast - 24th February 2015
In today's programme Mark Bridge talks to Chris Millington, who's Managing Director for Doro UK and Ireland.
They discuss the state of mobile retailing in the UK, the future of wearable devices and - as you might expect - smartphones for seniors.
John Allan, one of two deputy chairmen at Dixons Carphone, has resigned from his post to take the job of chairman at Tesco plc.
Richard Broadbent, the current chairman of Tesco, is stepping down from the board on 1st March.
Mobile payment provider iZettle is introducing a free Chip & PIN card reader.
The device will plug into a smartphone or tablet, enabling the user to take payments via credit card or debit card.
Canonical, the company behind the Linux-based Ubuntu open-source platform, has announced what it’s calling “the world’s first Ubuntu phone”.
The Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition is being produced in partnership with Spanish electronics and software company BQ.
Reseller deals are in place with EE, O2 and Vodafone
The Dixons Carphone Group, formed last summer when Dixons Retail and Carphone Warehouse merged, says it’ll launch a virtual mobile network this spring in partnership with Three UK.
The MVNO deal promises “innovative and highly personalised connectivity options”, according to the company.