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Topic: Telecom

Sony Ericsson's spots skewer focus groups

Most people in advertising have been subjected to the drudgery known as focus groups. Now, Sony Ericsson is mining silly focus-group situations in new ads created by Dare's New…

September 15, 2010, 3:22 PM EDT

Jack Black in Orange's fake 'Gulliver' trailer

I've been wanting to see Jack Black turned into a giant puppet for a couple of years now, and this U.K. cinema spot for Orange, by Fallon London, has…

September 1, 2010, 9:35 AM EDT

Orange loves your goofy self in Saatchi ads

Saatchi & Saatchi in Switzerland and European telecom powerhouse Orange get it right in this new campaign, which is amusing and filled with fun bits while not going totally…

August 27, 2010, 9:31 AM EDT

Sprint makes it easier to be a major asshole

The new Sprint commercials from Goodby, Silverstein & Partners are amusing. They portray Sprint customers as oblivious jerks who use their unlimited Web, e-mail and text to deliver terrible…

August 24, 2010, 1:53 PM EDT

Droid 2 also quite hazardous to human flesh

Fears that the Droid 2 won't be shoved down our throats as far as the Droid X was have been eased. A big push for Droid 2 is planned,…

August 18, 2010, 3:00 PM EDT

Ad casts Verizon as cure for racism, sexism

Verizon has dumped its oft-parodied "Can you hear me now?" tagline in favor of "Rule the air." To visually show just how much their network rulz, they've got the…

August 18, 2010, 10:21 AM EDT

With BlackBerry, enjoy all play and no work

In this new BlackBerry spot, BBDO makes an exhaustive effort to portray the Torch smartphone as a device that makes the business world more fun. Subways and elevators become…

August 16, 2010, 12:46 PM EDT

Virgin Mobile finds its niche: total nutjobs

In Mother New York's new campaign, "The Crazy Life," Virgin Mobile seems to be staking its claim as the cellular service for the mentally imbalanced. Well, I suppose Droid cornered…

July 28, 2010, 8:15 AM EDT

Droid X proves a bit rough on sensitive skin

The launch ad for the Droid X, from mcgarrybowen, reveals the phone's origin story. Considering the brand's connection to LucasFilms—the name Droid is a Lucasfilm trademark that's been licensed…

July 20, 2010, 1:57 PM EDT

Apple rolls out more iPhone 4/FaceTime ads

Here are four new spots from TBWA\Media Arts Lab for the iPhone 4, focusing on the FaceTime video-calling feature, which Apple clearly sees as a very big deal going…

July 14, 2010, 9:07 AM EDT

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