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February 27, 2007


David Cushman

Tomi, obviously I'd like to see the thought piece: [email protected]

Many thanks for another brilliant post - a compelling argument indeed.

David Yoshikawa

Hi Tomi, I would be grateful if you'd send me your thought piece. As a regular visitor to your blog and graduating student, your blog has provided me with some great new insights into the world of mobile telecommunication and has been a true source of inspiration while writing my Masters thesis on convergence in the mobile telecom industry. This post once more made me aware of the endless possibilities of mobile communication. Cheerz =)

David Yoshikawa
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felipe zylbersztajn

Yes, I'd like to receive the piece you have written on this topic: [email protected]

Peter Boland

Very inspiring and insightful article, Tomi. I'd love to receive your thought piece. Many thanks!!

Patrik Rouault

Hi Tomi,

I'd like to receive "Thought piece".

Many thanks

Nicolaas Pereboom


I have just finished reading your great book Communities Dominate Brands (which I bought through Ajit/Futurepress)and I am very interested to alse receive your Thought Piece.

I am involved in setting up a (mobile) web platform for destination visitors (leisure & business) with some ex-Vodafone NL people (I saw your comment on ForumOxford about Vodafone NL and the Dutch which I of course hope is true ;)). I have also been asked here for a project related to city marketing and region branding and how to integrate mobile into this. Your ideas will certainly help here. Thanks!



Great post...informative.

Would also appreciate receiving your "thought" piece. TIA.

Heike Scholz

Hi Tomi,

I'd like to receive your Thought Piece.

Thank you very much.

Best regards

Mark Logan


Great post. Please sign me up for your Thought Piece too.

Mark Logan


Tony outstanding please send the two pager

Adrian Lai


Solid argument. I would love to get a copy of that Thought Piece.


Joshua Y

Thanks, Tomi -- well argued and inspiring. I'd like to see your Thought Piece and share it with people where I work.

Tomi T Ahonen

Hi David C, David Y, Felipe, Peter, Patrick, Nicolaas, Jon, Heike, Mark, John, Adrian, Yoshua

Thanks for writing. I wasn't expecting you to post the pdf request here in the notes (but I didn't retype my e-mail address this time, so I obviously didn't make this too easy for you, sorry).

Thank you for the comments.

I will send you all the pdf now. Note Nicolaas and John - your e-mail addresses did not come through to me on your registration. Please check your e-mail, if the pdf isn't there, please write directly to me at tomi at tomiahonen dot com.

Thank you all for writing. I noticed a couple of you have already commented on the story (thank you for that as well). I'll do a bit of a survey and stop by and drop comments at your blogsites where I find such comments.

Tomi Ahonen :-)


Hi Tomi,

This is a great post. Reminded me of a phrase I saw somewhere about media changes, dont know where i saw it.

McLuhan had said that "medium is the message" in his epic book on Understanding media but mobile has turned it upside down and now "message is the medium" and thats why we have this new media staring at us.


Alan moore

Dear Tomi,

I shared this concept with some of our colleagues, yesterday, they found it to be a very powerful concept.

You rock.


Tomi T Ahonen

Hi Rajan and Alan

Thanks Rajan, good sentiment and yes, it does turn the media world kind of upside down ("again" - which really did happen already once with the internet, due to interactivity and user-generated content. But even before the old media have recovered from that, comes this crazy mobile...)

Alan - thanks. Its a partnership, you know that, and you inspire me and so much of this thinking is from the discussions you and I have regularly. I'm happy our colleagues have also embraced these thoughts...

Tomi :-)

R.A.B Gandhi

Hi Tomi,
it's a very inspiring piece of thought you have. I'm a starter in this mobile business, need that kind of inspiration a lot. Please send me those two-page concise "Thought Piece" of yours, it would be wonderful.

Thanks in Advance,

Sacha Vekeman

Hi Tomi,

As co-founder of Mobiya ( I am keen to read and distribute the 'Thought Piece' to my investors. Mobiya is in the business of mobile enabling the global classified advertising industry. A copy would be very much appreciated.

Many thanks,
Mail: sacha at mobiya dot com

Gustav Clark

That is a powerful idea. You're directly addressing all the critics, a group I usually find myself in. There are a lot of problems with the mobile platforms we have but there are enough people acknowledging them to give me hope they'll be solved.
Send me the Thought Piece please


Tomi T Ahonen

Hi R.A.B, Sacha and Gustav

Thank you for writing. I've sent the Thought Piece to each of you.

Tomi Ahonen :-)

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