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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Mobile industry podcast: Nokia's results, a new ad-funded network and a sticky NFC credit card

This week’s podcast from The Fonecast covers all the top mobile industry news stories from the past seven days. We’re talking about Nokia’s £1 billion loss, the new ad-funded Ovivo Mobile network, an interesting take on ‘mobile payments’ by Barclaycard and much more.

As always, you can listen to the programme on our website audio player, via iTunes, by using our RSS feed or by downloading the MP3. Alternatively, take advantage of the Android, iOS or webOS Stitcher Radio app and stream the podcast straight to your mobile phone.

00:48 Nokia’s quarterly results
03:52 Quarterly figures: Huawei, Microsoft, Qualcomm, Intel
06:23 Vodafone to acquire Cable & Wireless Worldwide
08:09 Launch for UK ad-funded MVNO Ovivo Mobile
10:36 Sponsor’s message:
12:47 Barclaycard PayTag brings NFC payments to any phone
16:17 Research says fear of ‘bill shock’ outweighs risk
20:02 Swindon to get 4G LTE broadband this year
22:52 Microsoft sells some of its AOL patents to Facebook
24:59 Mobile phone partly blamed for aborted aircraft landing


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