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April 7, 2006 at 10:25 AM

CTIA: Countdown

CTIA is wrapping up in Las Vegas after three days of intense meetings, socializing and contemplating what the latest and greatest technologies will be in the near future.

Some of the most exciting things I’ve seen here were :

— How advertising is starting to creep on to the mobile phone to subsidize content like news and entertainment.

— How mobile is becoming a new avenue for people to self-publish their creative work. The partnership among InfoSpace, Cingular and MySpace will allow bands to roll out ringtones to their fan base.

I wrote about both earlier this week. Check the advertising story here and the ringtone story here.

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