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Forking Android : #7

Back in February at Mobile World Congress we heard about the Nokia X and learned that Nokia would be forking Android for a new line of Android handsets. But this wasn't going to be one of those dizzying, icon heavy layouts, it's wall to wall tiles. Android, but not as we know it? And, only 15 minutes in to the podcast, Dermot accuses Andy of 'Crazy Talk' when he suggests that a Device Tax might be the answer to European roaming charges.
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Midlands Radio: The Broadcast Charge

Minister for Communication Pat Rabbitte yesterday announced that every household in the country will be liable for a broadcast charge that will take the place of the TV licence fee. Will Faulkner spoke to technology and media commentator Andy O’ Donoghue to find out more about how the charge will operate and to discuss what it might mean for the industry.