Voice of America (VOA) provides you with the latest news on your mobile phone or Internet-enabled handheld device .... for free!
Go to english.voa.mobi
on your phone, PDA or other Internet-enabled mobile device to access VOA's mobile site in English. Don't forget to bookmark it!
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Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How do I access VOA on my mobile phone, PDA or wireless handheld device?
To get VOA news in English, simply type english.voa.mobi
into the web browser on your phone or other mobile device.
You can access VOA News for free from almost any mobile phone or wireless handheld device as long the device is web-enabled and you have wireless Internet service activated as part of your device's service plan.
To get VOA news in languages other than English, navigate to voa.mobi
and select your language from our full list of VOA mobile sites.
Q: What content does VOA offer to mobile devices?
you can read or listen to the day's top stories from around the world in English. You can also listen to our 5-minute radio newscast, updated every hour on the hour with the latest headlines.
Q: Does VOA charge money for access to its mobile news service?
VOA does not charge to access our mobile site; however, be aware that mobile or PDA providers usually charge for Internet access. Contact your mobile operator for information on Internet access charges.
Q: I've navigated to one of VOA's mobile sites, but I can't read the text.
All VOA mobile content has been tested to work on the widest range of devices possible. Some older devices may not support current mobile web standards, resulting in problems with the site display.
VOA mobile sites, including voa.mobi
, use native character sets for all languages. If your mobile phone or PDA cannot display the in-language text, you may need to contact your mobile phone carrier or PDA vendor for a software upgrade to support the required character set.
You can contact us with any comments or questions regarding VOA mobile sites at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are having trouble displaying a particular language, please let us know which one. Additionally, if you can view other mobile sites in the same language, let us know which sites display correctly.
Please be sure to include the country in which you are accessing the site, your mobile carrier, and the manufacturer and model number of the mobile device you are using.