Mobile phone consumers ‘set to use more broadband’

The mobile broadband market is set to continue to grow, largely as a result of increased take-up by those with tablet devices.ABI Research has found that the sector will be worth $36 billion (£21.9 billion) by 2016.Such prominence could persuade many to sell used phones and switch to a new mobile or tablet that supports web browsing and online games and tools.Dan Shey, enterprise practice…

Glastonbury Festival app may inspire mobile trade ins

Festival-goers preparing to attend this year's Glastonbury event may find trading in their mobiles and upgrading to an iPhone or Android device is a worthwhile move.Orange has released the official app of the festival, featuring all the information guests require to ensure their stay at the Somerset venue is an enjoyable one.It includes details on the site, an interactive map, a customisable line-up and will…

Mobile broadband research may tempt Britons to sell used phones

With the importance of mobile broadband increasing among British consumers, new research on the subject may lead to some people selling used phones.That is because Ofcom has revealed details of the performance of various brands in the sector.It found 17 per cent of all households in the country now access mobile broadband services, with seven per cent using it as their only internet source.There was…

Trade in iPhones for Nokia on Mango

Smartphone users who fancy a change could trade in iPhones and other top devices in order to experience the first Nokia model that runs on Windows Phone technology.Nokia Conversations reports that Mango has been confirmed as the platform on which the first of the brand's handsets released in conjunction with the computer firm will be based.The online publication suggests Nokia fans around the world should…

Nokia Oro could appeal to mobile sellers

Standing out from the crowd may be something that many consumers strive for, particularly when it comes to technology.Instead of selling a mobile and replacing it with one of the most popular devices on the market, people could choose something a little different.One possibility is the new Nokia Oro, which the Finnish brand is releasing only in selected markets through Europe.Ian, writing for Nokia Conversations,…

Restaurants urged to embrace mobile phones

Another benefit of owning the latest mobile phone – possibly after trading in previous models – could be created if restaurants decide to embrace the technology.Andris Berzins, chief marketing officer at Livebookings, said eateries must respond to consumer demand for access at all times.He noted that mobiles could become one of the main ways to book a table if restaurants provide a service via this…

Trade in mobile network for Orange and enjoy discounts and offers

Mobile users who trade in one network for Orange will find they are able to benefit from a number of special offers.The company has teamed up with Vouchercloud to announce a new scheme that will see pay-as-you-go and contract customers enjoy access to a range of deals.Days out with the family, shopping trips and beauty treatments are among the prizes due to be given away.To…

Sell mobiles for improved holiday information with iPhones

Tourists planning their summer holidays can sell mobiles in favour of investing in an iPhone and iPad and the enhanced travel information such devices offer.A new Rhodes Guide app has been launched for the Apple products and can be downloaded to provide a comprehensive overview of the Greek island.For £3.49, consumers gain details of thousands of potential destinations for their break, from bars and restaurants…