Open Garden responds to Philippines call to arms to reconnect population

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Nearly 10 million people, or 10% of the Philippines’ population, have been affected by typhoon Haiyan. 660,000 inhabitants have lost their homes. Open Garden has responded to Gia Banaag, from the Office of the President of the Philippines, to help its population gain mobile connectivity. Thanks to a simple app, Filipinos will be able to… Read more »

Why the best MVNO would be a mix of Facebook and Starbucks

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The Mobile Virtual Network Operator’s landscape is changing fast. The companies to watch that will change the landscape will be those that realize that “their community is their customer.” Firms who think this way about approaching their community, thinking through the values ‘shared and crowdsourced’ are Urban Airship, BMW and Facebook. Traditional new entrants in… Read more »