Posts in Mobile

What is the common link between smart energy, mobile payments, digital identity, and your social security card? SXSW 2015

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Posted on 29th Aug 2014 by in Telecom

We need your vote for SXSW 2015 panel pickers! Every year South by Southwest crowds descend upon Austin, Texas making the annual pilgrimage for music, films, food and SXSW interactive. SXSW has grown to be the biggest interactive, music and film event of the year and each year attendees vote for the panel discussion they […]

Australia’s Mobile Payment Journey: Growth and Potential

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Posted on 28th Aug 2014 by in Telecom

Mobile technology has come a long way in recent years and continues to open up new doors in payments. Innovation in payments has been driven by not only forward-thinking retailers and banks, but also by consumers who are looking for the added speed, convenience and security offered by mobile payments. This has created an exciting […]

Notification: Has the fragmentation of communication left your head spinning?

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Posted on 22nd Jul 2014 by in Telecom

Seeing little red notification circles on a host of different apps on your phone can be a dizzying experience. Whereas consumers once had only SMS text messages and phone calls to worry about, the proliferation of smartphones has given us more streams of communication to deal with than ever before. Got a message on your […]

The impact of digital on mobile messaging – Digital Services World Congress 2014

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Posted on 16th Jul 2014 by in Telecom

Now in its 14th year, the leading messaging event in the market, the Digital Services World Congress 2014,returned to deliver more up to date and high level content on operator and OTT messaging strategies last month. The congress had several sub conferences, one of which was the Global Messaging World Congress and many interesting themes emerged […]

SMS innovation and dynamic mobile content drives mHealth initiatives in Africa

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Posted on 16th Jul 2014 by in Telecom

It’s unsurprising that the latest mobile health services, based on smartphones and the latest M2M technology, are making waves in the USA and Europe, changing the lives of people through remote health monitoring, digital pill reminders, and so on… but who would have thought that “mHealth” would reach Africa so quickly?! How? Instead of M2M […]

The contactless festival season

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Posted on 10th Jul 2014 by in Telecom

What do you associate with summer – vacations? Sunshine and sporting tournaments, whether the World Cup, Wimbledon or the Tour de France? What about music festivals? For us it’s all of the above but in particular seeing how technology is increasingly helping to create an augmented and convenient experience. We’ve previously blogged about technology such […]

Who should you trust more: Social log-in services or your mobile operator?

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Posted on 2nd Jul 2014 by in Telecom

Social log-in services can be excellent time-saving tools and are a very convenient way to avoid the tedious process of online registration, filling in numerous forms and general password fatigue. So why are Facebook and Google’s versions of this tool not used more often? The answer’s simple; privacy is paramount to security, so why would […]

Engaging the Omni-Channel Consumer

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Posted on 27th Jun 2014 by in Telecom

In the world of online shopping, consumer behaviour is shifting and embracing an omni-channel approach. Put simply, this means customers may seamlessly switch between desktop, mobile, tablet and traditional high street stores to evaluate and make a purchase, comparing prices, locations and reviews whilst doing so. This makes it more challenging for retailers to differentiate […]

Smart cities in Asia are a necessity, not a luxury

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Posted on 17th Jun 2014 by in Telecom

In the third post of our blog series celebrating Mobile World Expo in Shanghai last week, we’re exploring the role that M2M communications has to play (and will continue to play) in the Asia Pacific region. In the near future, everyone will be dealing with enormous quantities of data from all areas of industry and […]

Trusting in mobile identity in Asia

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Posted on 16th Jun 2014 by in Telecom

What’s the one thing you can’t leave your house without: your wallet, or your house keys? Chances are it’s your mobile device.