Jason Ankeny

Biography for Jason Ankeny

Jason Ankeny is the executive editor of FierceMobileContent and FierceDeveloper as well as a regular contributor to Entrepreneur magazine and the website All Music Guide. He previously served as senior editor of Telephony and its sister publication Wireless Review--additional credits include efforts for publications including Rolling Stone, Wax Poetics and No Depression along with liner notes for a number of album releases. He lives in Chicago and may be reached via email at jankeny@fiercemarkets.com.

Articles by Jason Ankeny

Users now sending 2 trillion mobile messages a day

Subscribers are sending more than 2 trillion mobile messages per day worldwide according to new research published by market analysis firm In-Stat. The report notes text messaging remains operators'

Report: Traditional media losing value, mobile gaining

Despite the rapidly declining value of traditional media businesses, new media companies are so far failing to reap the benefits, according to international management consulting firm Oliver Wyman's

Subway serves up SMS sandwich orders

Sandwich chain Subway announced the launch of Subway Now, a new mobile service enabling consumers in the New York City region to order food via SMS. To use the free service, customers must first

Guilty pleasures go mobile

Celebrity gossip and comic book applications for your handset. Article

THQ restructuring wireless games unit

Game developer and publisher THQ is denying rumors it will shut down, but did confirm plans to restructure its THQ Wireless unit. On Thursday, gaming news site N-Europe reported that THQ staffers

Apple to launch premium iPhone games boutique

Apple is reportedly mulling plans to launch a new premium games section of its App Store virtual application storefront, offering a range of titles for the iPhone 3G and iPod touch priced at $19.99

Mobile advertising predictions for 2009

What's ahead for the mobile ad sector? Article

T-Mobile USA bands together with The Recording Academy

T-Mobile USA announced a new partnership with The Recording Academy music industry association to launch a marketing program spotlighting the operator's Sidekick device, promising exclusive music

MMA publishes Mobile Banking Overview

Non-profit industry trade group the Mobile Marketing Association announced the publication of its Mobile Banking Overview, which analyzes the marketing opportunities awaiting the financial sector as

AdMob scores $12.5 million in Series C extension

Mobile advertising marketplace AdMob announced it secured an additional $12.5 million in a Series C extension round, bringing the firm's combined Series C funding to $28.2 million. Draper Fisher