T-Mobile Poland offers year of free SMS

Editor Mobile

T-Mobile Poland is offering a year of free SMS with a limited number of prepaid starter kits in June. The offer applies for SMS to any network after an initial top-up of PLN 20 or more. The starter packs will be in a range of T-Mobile sales points from early June.

EditorT-Mobile Poland offers year of free SMS

Zain Jordan inaugurates airport VIP lounge

Editor Mobile

Zain Jordan has opened its VIP lounge at Queen Alia International Airport, which includes a business centre furnished with high-tech equipment and fast internet to enable passengers to conduct their meetings and continue their businesses. The crew will serve light snacks and drinks for passengers.

EditorZain Jordan inaugurates airport VIP lounge

Glu Mobile to launch public offering of common stock

Editor Mobile

Glu Mobile, a global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices, plans to offer shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering. Glu expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 15 percent of the shares of common stock offered in the public offering to cover over allotments, …

EditorGlu Mobile to launch public offering of common stock

Chunghwa Telecom first to market with commercial 4G services in Taiwan

Editor Mobile

Taiwanese multi-service operator Chunghwa Telecom has announced the launch of commercial 4G services, almost two months ahead of schedule, as reported by Taipei Times reports. With the development making the company the first in the country to offer customer LTE-based tariffs, prices for the service range from TWD236 (USD7.75) per month to TWD2,636 per month, and Chunghwa has said it …

EditorChunghwa Telecom first to market with commercial 4G services in Taiwan

Orange offers free services after minimum spend on Nju

Editor Mobile, SMS

Orange Poland announced a new offer called Miesio for its Nju mobile customers, offering them free services for the rest of the month after they reach a minimum spend. Customers will never pay more than PLN 29 for voice, PLN 19 for internet and PLN 9 for SMS/MMS. Upon reaching these ceilings they get free calls and SMS and 1 …

EditorOrange offers free services after minimum spend on Nju

Amazon launches Kindle Cloud Reader app in Germany

Editor Mobile

Amazon said its free Kindle Cloud Reader application is now available for customers in Germany. This provides access to books offline and online without needing to download them or install software. It synchronises with the customer’s individual e-library and pinpoints their bookmarks., regardless of which device they are using. It runs on Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Internet Explorer 10 and …

EditorAmazon launches Kindle Cloud Reader app in Germany

German text messaging drops 37% in 2013

Editor Mobile, SMS

German ICT industry association Bitkom said that in 2012, the number of SMS sent within Germany rose by 9 percent to 59.8 billion, but this figure fell in 2013 by 37% to 37.9 billion. On average, each person in Germany sends about 450 text messages per year. Bitkom stated one person in two in the country owns a smartphone, and …

EditorGerman text messaging drops 37% in 2013

Vodafone announces winners of Wireless Innovation Project

Editor Mobile

The Vodafone Americas Foundation has announced winners of its sixth annual Wireless Innovation Project, a competition where entrepreneurs, creators and developers from universities, NGOs (non-governmental organisations) and non-profits are invited to submit innovations that make a difference in the world under the theme of “mobile for good.” The 2014 winners include: first place winner and recipient of USD 300,000 award, …

EditorVodafone announces winners of Wireless Innovation Project

Nepal’s mobile base increases to 20.96 mln

Editor Mobile

Nepal’s mobile subscriber base reached 20.96 million by mid-April, up from 20.64 million a month earlier, according to data from the Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA). The total includes 19.99 million GSM users, up from 19.59 million a month earlier, with the remainder using Nepal Telecom’s CDMA service. Ncell led the GSM market with 11.32 million subscribers, up from 11.17 million …

EditorNepal’s mobile base increases to 20.96 mln