Vincent Truffier-Blanc

Blogger profile: Vincent Truffier-Blanc

Works in Gemalto’s Digital Life Management team. Blogs mainly about instant messaging, social networks on mobile and other solutions for managing subscribers’ content & data. Loves watching squirrels early in the morning in his garden.


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Posts by Vincent Truffier-Blanc:

Mobile users want cloud back-up and are ready to pay for it


Posted on 5th Apr 2013 by in Mobile

My smartphone is an extension of me and the thought of losing or misplacing it strikes fear into my soul. Hands up those who have left their mobile device on a train or dropped it down the toilet! A survey we conducted with Global Market Insite in Europe, Asia, South America and Africa across 4,400 […]

Facebook on your mobile – globally


Posted on 26th Mar 2013 by in Mobile

Facebook mobile usage recently surpassed the number of users checking Facebook on the web. Mark Zuckerberg himself referred to the social network as a ‘mobile company’ and it’s hardly surprising given the number of users connecting on the go. With any major success story comes opposition, however, which manifests itself in cries and complaints of […]

AIS in Thailand makes a clever move with Chat SIM


Posted on 29th Jun 2011 by in Mobile

Chat SIM, the instant messaging service recently launched by AIS conceived for “Tweens” and “Teens” is meeting great success. The service uptake doesn’t stop growing and 50% of users are coming from the competition.

Taking web communications to the mobile masses – Windows Live Messenger for all


Posted on 17th Mar 2011 by in Mobile

You may have seen our announcement today with Moroccan operator INWI, who have started to offer Microsoft’s Windows Live Messenger to any of their 4 million users.

Putting Facebook on a SIM – live from Mobile World Congress


Posted on 14th Feb 2011 by in Mobile

This morning at the start of the Mobile World Congress we announced Facebook for SIM whereby the application is embedded on the card. This means that anyone, with even the most basic phone can access the core services from the leading social network.