12 septembre 2007

T-Mobile Revamps On-Portal Search Strategy In Europe

By Ingrid Lunden - Tue 11 Sep 2007 07:21 AM PST Another attempt by a mobile operator to make the mobile Internet more useful—and more used: T-Mobile has relaunched its t-zones on-portal search service across its European footprint. Customers in the UK, Germany, Austria, Netherlands and Czech Republic (latter available only later this month) can now search based on different categories such as music downloads, games, pictures (wallpapers and logos) videos, news and other information—the results will all be items available within... [Lire la suite]
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19 juillet 2007

The Bad News Continues To Mount For I-Mode

By Ingrid Lunden - Wed 18 Jul 2007 02:44 AM PST Now that O2 and Telstra have let the cat out of the bag about i-mode, news is leaking out about other markets where the DoCoMo-backed mobile Internet standard has not been living up to expectations. The IHT says i-mode has 50 million users in Japan, but it has failed to reach even 8 million subscribers across its 17 franchises outside its home market. Despite the many teething problems that KPN had in working with DoCoMo (including DoCoMo making a... [Lire la suite]
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17 juillet 2007

O2 To Dump i-mode In UK?

By Ingrid Lunden - Mon 16 Jul 2007 03:47 PM PST Hot on the heels of the latest iPhone in Europe news, here’s another speculative story surrounding U.K. mobile operator O2, spotted today in the Guardian: the mobile operator is planning to dump the i-mode platform because of low subscriber take-up and lack of attractive handsets. The move is a major volte face for Telefonica-owned O2, which in 2005 had originally planned to dump its own home-grown mobile portal, O2 Active, in favor of the... [Lire la suite]
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25 juin 2007

Jeux Casual chez Orange

Pour les mobiles comme pour les PC, le portail jeux d’Orange se veut imbattable Le 20-jun-2007Le « casual gamer », ou joueur occasionnel en bon français, est actuellement la cible privilégiée non seulement de fabricants de consoles (Nintendo avec la Wii et la DS Lite) et d’éditeurs de jeux vidéo, mais aussi d’opérateurs comme France Telecom, autrement dit Orange. L’ex-opérateur historique a décidé de promouvoir un peu plus la cohérence de son portail de jeux à destination de ces fameux « casual gamers », qu’ils soient adeptes... [Lire la suite]
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23 mai 2007

Bouygues Telecom is testing ad-supported content

Ad-funded gains traction in France: French mobile operator Bouygues Telecom is testing the waters for ad-supported content, launching free games on its portal. Bouygues normally sells games for one euro each, but is initially making four ad-supported games available with plans to add a new one each month. The free games are provided by Miyowa, a company whose prime focus is mobile instant messaging.
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18 mai 2007

Earnings: Telefonica Global Revenues Increase 7.7 Percent

By James Quintana Pearce - Thu 17 May 2007 01:15 AM PST Telefonica has released its first quarter earnings for the three months ending March 31st. Telefonica Group saw revenues increase 15.1 percent year-on-year to 13.747 billion euros (US$18.607 billion) for the quarter. This was mostly due to growth in Telefonica Espana and Telefonica Latinoamerica. Net profit increased by 7.7 percent year-on-year to 1.257 billion euros (US$1.701 billion). The group had 148.9 million mobile customers globally. The... [Lire la suite]
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