Application idea: Tracking usage costs & comparing operator pricing
necrodome at gmail.com
Tue Feb 6 09:51:39 CET 2007
what i want more is application specific gprs data usage. this is what
i hate on my current symbian phone. i have to be a premium partner to
write that kind of program.
On 2/6/07, Jani-Matti Hätinen <jani-matti.hatinen at iki.fi> wrote:
> I'd like to propose an application for tracking the costs of phone usage.
> The application would work by simply keeping track of the calls, messages and
> data traffic made on the phone. Coupled with the pricing information of the
> user's subscription it would then be able to keep track of the costs. Various
> alerts and restrictions could then be set to keep costs in line.
> The application could also be used to compare operator and subscription
> pricing by coupling the usage data on the phone with the pricing information
> of different subscriptions and services. The same data could also be used for
> choosing the cheapest roaming network or pre-paid subscription when abroad.
> The data on subscription and service pricing would probably need to be kept
> online (as opposed to being built-in to the application) and maintained by
> the community (possibly in a wiki-like format). The application could then,
> on demand, fetch the relevant pricing information from the on-line
> Jani-Matti Hätinen
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