he Mobile Giving Foundation Canada (MGFC) announced today the results of the highly successful mobile giving campaign for the recent Opération Enfant Soleil Telethon. As part of the 27th annual telethon, cell phone users raised more than $50,000 through text message donations in less than 48 hours.
The TTC Connect program, which will continue to roll out to other stops over the next few years, followed close on the news that Tim Hortons will be allowing customers to pay for their Double-Doubles with their mobile phones. If mobile computing is extending into these uncharted territories, Canada must be doing something right. Right?
Orange SA, France’s biggest phone company, said it may be interested in entering Canada’s wireless market, including renting spectrum from other carriers.