March, 2010

  • The Windows Phone Marketplace: A different way to encourage application discoverability, monetization and customer connection

    Debbie van Leeuwen, telco marketing manager for Communications Sector Recently, Todd Brix of The Windows Phone Developer blog wrote on how the Windows Phone Marketplace is helping application and game publishers improve discoverability, monetization, and long-term customer connection. Find out how Todd and team leveraged feedback from over a thousand developers to create a unique and engaging design and experience of the Windows Phone 7 Series Marketplace experience as well as their thoughts on how developers can tackle the following common challenges: · Discoverability - How...
  • T-Mobile Today Joins Growing List of Wireless Carriers Offering Windows 7 Netbooks

    Gonzalo Bustillos, industry technical strategist for Communications Sector Today at CTIA Wireless 2010, T-Mobile announced plans to offer their U.S. customers T-Mobile's first netbook - the Dell Inspiron Mini 10 with T-Mobile webConnect netbook. The netbook will come pre-loaded with the Windows 7 operating system and now available nationwide online at http://www.t-mobile.com/ and in select T-Mobile retail locations. We are thrilled that T-Mobile has joined our growing list of over 60 telecommunication service provider s worldwide (e.g. AT&T and Verizon Wireless in the U.S, Vodafone and...
  • Telco Community Insights – Survey

    Microsoft would like to get a better understanding of what you’re reading and what press you find most influential in the telco space. As the media industry continues to change, we want to ensure we’re sharing news with the outlets you find most important. Please take the short survey found here: http://tinyurl.com/ylgnc2x . We appreciate your time and help with this. Helen Hughes, Microsoft Communications Sector
  • Convergys and Redknee Are 'Suite' on Microsoft CRM

    By Dmitri Lozdernik We are excited to partner with Convergys and Redknee in the communications space. Both companies have announced their intentions to leverage the flexible technology and rich features of the Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 to further enhance their customer care solutions. This move also positions Convergys and Redknee to provide a new end-to-end alternative and a well-rounded solution to our customers. At Microsoft, one of our core strengths is providing a technology infrastructure that is cost-efficient, scalable and boosts workforce productivity...