Vodaphone

Have you ever heard about Vodaphone? Me neither but I found this shop in southern Germany where they seem to sell a service from them – beside of T-Mobile’s, E-Plus’ (KPN subsidiary) and o2’s (Telefonica) mobile services. Sorry for the low quality – I shot this pic with my mobile and had to change the […]

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ICIN 2007 – Great conference in a great location

Last thursday ICIN 2007 conference has closed his doors. ICIN, a world leading international conference on the intelligent service layer, applications layer, the signalling and control plane, mobility, the associated network transport and access layers of communications networks and deals with all aspects of services, networks, customer and terminal control was great again. ICIN […]

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Online Gaming – 17% Growth and still booming

comScore released the results of a global study into online gaming, showing the number of unique visitors to these sites to have reached almost 217 million worldwide – a year-on-year growth of 17 percent. The comScore World Metrix study took into account all sites that provide online or downloadable games, excluding gambling sites. […]

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Convergence is happening: In Media. In Telco. And …

Convergence has become one of the most central and significant issues faced in the Technology, Media & Telecommunications sector today – shaping everything from product and service launches to catalyzing multi-million dollar mergers and acquisitions. Convergence Conversations, a book published by Deloitte comprises interviews with 36 senior executives from the converging world. In this […]

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Stoppt Schnüffel-Schäuble!

Bundesinnenminister Wolfgang Schäuble will es wissen: Wem schreibst Du E-Mails? Auf welchen Seiten bist Du im Netz unterwegs? Welche Daten hast Du auf Deinem Computer gespeichert? Nach Plänen der Bundesregierung soll ab 2008 nachvollziehbar werden, wer mit wem in den letzten sechs Monaten per Telefon, Handy oder E-Mail in Verbindung gestanden oder das Internet genutzt […]

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European Mobile Networking Day III in Cologne

Today, the Mobile Networking Day event started again in Cologne, Germany. After 2006 (Cologne) and 2005 (Berlin) this has been the third event together with our partner Netzwert. After another successful year and the third year of MND this event has become a recognized annual conference. This year’s motto was “From Bandwidth to […]

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Vodafone Betavine: Built and test convergence applications for future telco networks!

Vodafone Betavine is an online public, collaborative research and development space looking at encouraging the further convergence between the mobile phone and the internet. It is also aimed at encouraging the development of exciting new mobile applications. And anyone with an interest in mobile applications can join for free. Vodafone Betavine is a pre-commercial space […]

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Emerging Web and Telecom Services: Collision or Coopetition?

I’m asked to join the Technical Programme Committe of the ICIN conference, which will happen 8 – 11 October 2007 in Bordeaux, France. Headline for this exciting event will be “Emerging Web and Telecom Services: Collision or Coopetition?”.
Until March 12 ICIN 2007 is still seeking papers on a wide range of topics related to theme […]

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GSM 2007 started in Barcelona

The 3GSM World Congress combines the world’s largest exhibition for the mobile industry with a cutting edge congress featuring the most prominent Chief Executives representing mobile operators, vendors and content owners from across the world. And so is Sun again here and will present the most actual products and solutions.

Personally I’m facing around 25 meetings […]

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Handy-Strahlung – Funkstille in der Presse über Strahlungsschäden?

Sind jetzt Handies schädlich oder nicht? Wenn man viele Gespräche in Cafés, Restaurants, öffentlichen Verkehrsmitteln oder Fußgängerzonen mitanhören darf, zweifelt man zumindest nicht an einer verdummenden Wirkung. Aber im Ernst – wie unter anderem die Süddeutsche Zeitung berichtete, deutet erstmals eine Studie darauf hin, dass intensive, langjährige Handy-Nutzung eine seltene Form von Gehirnkrebs (Gliom) […]

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Wohin entwickelt sich Java, was ist das Partiticipation Age und wie geht es weiter mit User Generated Content?

Letzte Woche fand vom 4.-8.12. die wohl wichtigste Telekommunkationsmesse der Welt in Hongkong statt: die ITU Telecom World. Eine Woche voller Meetings, hektischem Wechsel der Locations (weil man sich nicht nur auf der Messe sondern auch in der Stadt traf) und einer Stadt, die an sich schon eine Attraktion ist.
Der Nachrichtensender CNBC interviewte hier auch […]

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