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The future is wireless

In recent weeks, BT’s Genie Internet company has cut a deal with record company EMI Group, to deliver music news to mobile users registered with its portal service, while its Cellnet division has partnered with Freeserve to develop mobile services for the ISP’s subscribers. Nor have developments been restricted to the UK. In Germany, Lycos … [Read more…]

Waterstones goes with INTERSHOP

The website has been developed and project managed by NVision, who has integrated the INTERSHOP software with Waterstone’s entire book inventory and a secure method of payment and fulfilment.

BBC delivers breaking news to Vodafone via SMS

From early 2000, customers using a digital Vodafone will have breaking international and domestic news delivered by SMS from BBC Online. Vodafone is promising that its Interactive service will soon enable customers to highly personalise news services, or concentrate on a particular news story as it unfolds.

Channel 5 signs 3m Shopsmart sponsorship deal

The positioning of companies in prime sponsorship placement with media owners continues today with two separate deals involving ITV Network and Channel 5. The partnership comes at a time when an increasing number of companies are advertising in traditional media. The ITV Network has just signed a similar deal with Smile, the internet … [Read more…]

Vodafone and BBC agree to set new standards

WAP capability on mobile handsets will also allow customers to see supporting graphics with text stories and hear audio reports. By 2002, the introduction of 3G mobile phones with full multi-media capabilities will allow complete broadband access to Internet services, enabling customers to hear and see audio and video news stories on demand using voice-activated … [Read more…]

Customers guaranteed same day delivery

The service, called ‘NowNowNow’ offers customers the choice of three different delivery windows up to 10pm that day as long as you order by 3pm. However, the customer still has to subsidise the service with an 8.50 charge for the service, which is only available in the M25 area – although it will be rolled … [Read more…]