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THESE are TomiAhonen Consulting's Pearls of the Month for the year 2002


"It makes sense that content providers focus on SMS and 2G WAP as they are comfortable with these technologies now,
and there is a large population of users," Ahonen says.
Mobile Internet January 25, 2002




To see other older pearls from 2004. 2003 or 2001, click here [Older Pearls]



NOTE - PEARL OF THE YEAR goes to SHAZAM, the Pearl of the Month for July 2002. See the Pearl and its Press Release here [Pearl of the Year]



If you are interested in new services, Tomi's first book, Services for UMTS, includes 200 potential service ideas - many relating to his collection of Pearls. In Tomi's second book, m-Profits: Making Money from 3G, apart from examining the revenues and profits of 170 potential new service ideas, there are also 50 real services from around the world. To see more about the books, click either

[Services for UMTS] or [m-Profits: Money & 3G]


This page is the collection of the Pearl of the Month, updated every month with Tomi's favourite Pearl for the previous month. If you would like to use these Pearls, please contact Tomi and he will send you the actual Powerpoint Slide(s) you want for free. If you would like to see many more Pearls that may be more relevant to your business, please send e-mail to tomi@tomiahonen.com



PEARLS from 2002 Click on image or link to view.


Dec 2002 - Find Pub with Game on Large Screen with Mobile [large view Pub shows Game]












Nov 2002 - Killer Bees WAP Game from Austria [large view Killer Bees]












Oct 2002 - SMS to TV is becoming big money [large view SMS to TV]












Sept 2002 - Amusement Parks bust lines with Mobiles in UK [large view Amusement Park]












Aug 2002 - Already a third of all parking in Estonia paid by mobile [large view Estonia Parking]












July 2002 - Identify music through the mobile phone with Shazam [large view Shazam]


NOTE: Shazam's service is also TomiAhonen Consulting's selection for Pearl of the Year












June 2002 - Film based cameras giving into digital cameras [large view digital cameras]












May 2002 - Get cash from cash machine with mobile phone in Denmark [large view Get Cash]












Apr 2002 - Get cash from viewing mobile advertisements [large view mAd Money]












Mar 2002 - Automated calling in America [large view Bush is Blasting]











Feb 2002 - Now business executives bitten by SMS bug in UK [large view Execs use SMS]











Jan 2002 - Girls want cartoon images to messaging [large view Animated SMS]












To see older pearls from 2004, 2003 or 2001 click here [Older Pearls]




Pearls are collected by Tomi T Ahonen, 3G Strategy Consultant and bestselling author on 3G business. A Pearl is a real world mobile service making money today, described on one slide. If you like these, please contact Tomi Ahonen for many many more.


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If you have found a Pearl and would like to submit it as a single page Powerpoint slide, please include the public reference where it is mentioned, and send it to pearl@tomiahonen.com


Tomi talks about Pearls always in his presentations. To see Tomi's upcoming and past conference speakerships see [Tomi Conferences]


His first book, Services for UMTS features over 200 services in detail, see [Services for UMTS]


His second book includes the money side of 170 service ideas and includes 50 real existing services, see [m-Profits: Money & 3G]


For recent press coverage of Tomi Ahonen see [See Tomi in Press]


For business consulting workshops and services see [3G Workshops & Consulting]


Biography of Tomi T Ahonen [Biography Tomi T Ahonen]


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