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BookIT and Itella have deepened their cooperation by introducing a new service for managing parcel delivery
admin - February 13, 2013

Bookit and Itella produce an extra service to enhance the parcel deliveries.

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BookIT and DNA introduce the quickest method of prepaid top-up on the market
admin - January 29, 2013

BookIT and DNA introduce the quickest method of prepaid top-up on the market DNA has introduced a new service called DNA Helppo Lataus, which translates in English to “DNA-Easy Top-up”. The service, which was created in collaboration with the mobile service provider BookIT and payment processor Nets (former Luottokunta), allows DNA prepaid subscribers to top-up their voice and data subscriptions from their mobile phone in just seconds. The service can be done anytime or anywhere and eliminates entirely the need for the

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Cards & Payments `13, 20-21.3.2013 Royal Crown Plaza, Helsinki, Finland
admin - January 20, 2013

Cards and Pyments 2013, 20-21.3.2013 Royal at Crown Plaza, Helsinki, Finland 4th annual meeting of the payments industry – all facets of the business represented! Not many industries are facing as many challenges and possibilities, alternative models and new innovations as the payments industry. Innovations are under constant development and more changes are yet to come. This annual event gets right to the core of the emerging trends that are aligning with consumer demands. We cover the future of European and Nordic payments, cross boarder acquiring and efficiency dimensions as well as looking at the consumers’ and merchants’ standpoint. What

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TEXTING SMS PIONEER MATTI MAKKONEN 20 YEARS ON
admin - December 3, 2012

TEXTING SMS PIONEER MATTI MAKKONEN 20 YEARS ON NEWS Technology, 3 December 2012 In a world first, on 3 December 1992, an engineer sent the message “Merry Christmas” from a PC to a mobile device using Vodafone’s UK network. But the origins of the idea date back further to Matti Makkonen. Over a pizza at a telecoms conference in 1984, the former Finnish civil servant put forward the idea of a mobile phone messaging service. This was to become the SMS (short message service) standard. Dubbed the “father of SMS”- a title he dislikes because of the work others

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Chirpy Birds: Angry Birds theme song is a worldwide Angry Ringtone sensation
admin - June 14, 2012

Having conquered the app world, Angry Birds is set to take flight in a new area – ringtones! Rovio offered new Angry Birds theme song using BookIT’s one button payment (iSMS). The campaign hit a gold record volume within the first 10 minutes . Jukka Salonen, CEO of BookIT says, “Angry Birds fans ate up the ringtone offer like hungry pigs, with so many downloads in the first ten minutes of the campaign that it was the digital equivalent of selling a gold record. We were really surprised by the feedback from our happy customers, and how fast they were in responding

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