Application idea: Tracking usage costs & comparing operator pricing
gervais.mulongoy at gmail.com
Tue Feb 6 14:35:50 CET 2007
Why not program your plan into the phone such that you are always aware of
what resources you have left. There has been some discussion of this on the
Profiles discussion..I can't remember where it is again, but on the wiki it
should be there.
On 2/6/07, Selem Delul <necrodome at gmail.com> wrote:
> great idea.
> 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:
> > Hello,
> > I'd like to propose an application for tracking the costs of phone
> > 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
> > user's subscription it would then be able to keep track of the costs.
> > alerts and restrictions could then be set to keep costs in line.
> > The application could also be used to compare operator and
> > pricing by coupling the usage data on the phone with the pricing
> > of different subscriptions and services. The same data could also be
> used for
> > choosing the cheapest roaming network or pre-paid subscription when
> > The data on subscription and service pricing would probably need to be
> > online (as opposed to being built-in to the application) and maintained
> > the community (possibly in a wiki-like format). The application could
> > on demand, fetch the relevant pricing information from the on-line
> > resource.
> > Thoughts?
> > --
> > Jani-Matti Hätinen
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