“The launch of the GARI scheme in the UK has considerable potential to improve the information available about the accessibility features of mobile phones. This can only make it easier for consumers to find the most suitable mobile phone for their needs."The Consumer Panel has just recently issued a new research report Making mobiles easier to use on the issue of usability and accessibility which will we cover in a separate post.
Sunday, February 6, 2011
GARI launches in the UK
We were pleased to be able to formally launch the GARI project in the UK last week in conjunction with the Mobile Broadband Group, representing UK Operators, and Ofcom. The press release is available here, and a more detailed article is available from the Ofcom website. The independent consumer advisory panel to Ofcom, the Communications Consumer Panel also issued a press statement that said: