This opens an opportunity for other carriers to offer the device in the UK. At present, Vodafone, Orange and T-Mobile are all thought to be making a play to offer the device through their networks.
ME adds its “sources say that O2 may retain sole rights to the recently launched iPhone 3G S.”
Naturally, freeing the iPhone up for offer through other networks in the UK is extremely likely to generate a third wave of sales of the device. UK mobile phone users tend to prefer to make an open choice between carriers. Continue reading →
Shazam has today announced that its service can be fully integrated with operators’ music stores to allow users to download tracks directly to their handsets, with T-Mobile the first operator to integrate Shazam with its own music store on Samsung’s new music phones.
The Shazam service is now embedded into Samsung mobiles, including the latest Beatb (model: M3510) and the Beats (model: M3200) mobiles. The Shazam application on Samsung’s new phones allows users to seamlessly discover music simply by holding their mobiles to the tune for just a few seconds and then go on to buy identified tracks through operators’ dedicated music stores.