TDC launches beta version of Blockbuster video service

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TDC said it has begun providing video online under the Blockbuster name, gradually phasing in rental and sales of the latest feature films and television serials and series. It is now in the beta phase, enabling customers to give their input so that TDC can fine-tune the service. The service will be available on major platforms such as Samsung Smart …

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Motive starts taking orders for TabletTV UK

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Motive Television announced that it has started taking pre pre-orders for TabletTV UK for Christmas delivery. Customers will be able to order on the website www.tablettv.co.uk, and Amazon will be handling the distribution for TTVUK. TabletTV UK will make it possible for viewers to watch live, over-the-air Freeview channels, record programmes for time-shifted viewing, and have red-button services on their …

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iPhone giveaway by Airtel Ghana

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Airtel Ghana is giving customers an opportunity to celebrate the festive season with a free iPhone giveaway promotion. Customers must top up a minimum of GHS 30, take screenshots of their purchase confirmation and upload these onto Twitter of Facebook with the hashtag #AirtelFreeiPhone5S. Customers are then encouraged to give reasons why Airtel Internet is the best through Twitter or …

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New campaign for Claro Up

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Claro Brasil has launched a new campaign for Claro Up, a program implemented in partnership with insurer Assurant Solutions, reports Segs. The program allows the purchase of an iPhone in 24 fixed installments on the phone bill, with insurance against theft, accidental breakage and oxidation, and the possibility of purchasing a new device every 12 months. As part of the …

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Telfort, Ziggo, KPN most recommended for triple play

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Triple-play providers Telfort, Ziggo and KPN are the most often recommended by their own customers, according to the ‘word of mouth’ score measured by Telecompaper over the past year. The WoM score shows what percentage of current customers would recommend a provider or device to others. Online.nl scores the lowest and also saw its score drop in the past half …

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Kcell picks iPhone service centre

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Kcell, the Kazakhstan mobile operator has signed an agreement with the company Alsi Service to make the latter its service partner for iPhone smartphones, as reported by Profit.kz. Service and support will be provided for owners of all iPhone models sold by official Apple distributors in Kazakhstan. Kcell is the distributor of smartphones from Apple in Kazakhstan. Alsi Service has …

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Android leads Australia’s smartphone sales – study

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According to a Telsyte reports, cited by ZDNet, Android OS has overtaken iOS in Australia in terms of smartphone sales. Android-powered smartphones are the main devices purchased on contract from local operators. The Android adoption was mainly boosted by operator promotions and fewer iPhone subsidies the report shows. Australia ended June with 16 million smartphone users, for a population of …

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Swisscom launches Tapit mobile payments app

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Swisscom has confirmed the launch of the Tapit smartphone app which allows users make payments, collect loyalty points and open doors. Tapit will initially enable cashless payments in shops in Switzerland and overseas using Visa credit cards and prepaid cards issued by Cornercard, with MasterCard credit cards issued by the Aduno Group/Viseca to follow in the near future, as reported …

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4G in Piedecuesta by Movistar Colombia

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Movistar Colombia has expanded its LTE network and 4G services to the city of Piedecuesta, in Santander department. The mobile operator reported it has invested over COP 1 billion for the implementation of its LTE network in Piedecuesta. The operator offers 23 smartphones from Samsung, Nokia, Sony, BlackBerry, Apple’s iPhone, Huawei, ZTE and Motorola, as well as MiFi modems compatible …

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O2 Czech Republic becomes Apple partner for iPhone (Czech Republic)

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O2 Czech Republic will start selling the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c in various memory options from 27 June. O2 becomes an Apple partner for distribution of the iPhone and as such it can offer the latest models from the same day as they officially enter the Czech market, as reported by Telecompaper. The iPhone 5s is available in the …

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