Mobile Content Bits: Free MMS, Absolute Radio, T-Orange Merger

Free MMS: UK carriers got five months’ (42,000) worth of pic messages in one day when they made MMS free to BBC Radio 1 on December 11. It was Mobile Data Association project.

Absolute Radio: The station has released three alarm clock radio iPhone apps. There are several alarm radio apps on the app store, but Absolute’s free apps are preset with three of its DJs’ shows and British Gas ads.

T-Orange: Deutsche Telekom (NYSE: DT) and France Telecom (NYSE: FTE) are pushing for Brussels, rather than UK authorities, to scrutinise their merger of Orange UK and T-Mobile UK, which would create the UK’s biggest network, with 36 percent share. Via FT.