Posts Tagged ‘Mobile’

Making mobile payments the norm

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Posted on 11th Apr 2014 by in Telecom

What is considered ‘normal’? Is it something that has been around for a long time; like saying hello, please or thank you, or like exchanging gifts in the holidays? Is it something that is trusted and widely accepted? When it comes to payments, we believe it’s the latter. Something doesn’t have to be ‘old’ to […]

Trust in mobile messaging

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Posted on 28th Mar 2014 by in Telecom

Thanks to smarter devices and wider availability of connectivity, whether through WiFi services or 4G/LTE, we are communicating more than ever before especially through mobile phones  We send ten billion messages per day on Facebook, and recently acquired popular messaging platform WhatsApp processed 27 billion messages in a period of 24 hours last year. However, […]

Getting to BYOD

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Posted on 13th Mar 2014 by in Corporate

Recent data suggests that 70 percent of companies in the United States will utilize BYOD this year. Indeed, BYOD is cost-effective, convenient and often heightens productivity, making it an advantageous choice for a wide spectrum of businesses. Historically, though, allowing employees to access data with their personal devices has not been without a unique set […]

The importance of mobile trust

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Posted on 25th Feb 2014 by in Telecom

At a show like Mobile World Congress, the clue is in the name. The focus is on the mobile device and everything it enables. We’ve seen just how essential the mobile device is to our everyday lives and how many of us cannot live without one (or several). The reason for this isn’t just that […]

The future of tourism is mobile – where to go in Barcelona after Mobile World Congress?

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Posted on 20th Feb 2014 by in Telecom

Frequent travelers will be pleased to know that mobile technology is set to make more of the world accessible in new and exciting ways thanks to a host of innovations coming to mobile platforms in the near future. Augmented reality and wearable tech can enhance a travel experience for business or pleasure at the touch […]

How to make Mobile World Congress 2014 a success

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Posted on 27th Jan 2014 by in M2m

The countdown has commenced – it is but one month until Mobile World Congress 2014 starts and thousands of tech hotshots descend on Barcelona again. Everyone hopes for a successful event – however they may define success – but do you plan on being someone who is exhausted by the end of it, or one […]

SIM wars – what does the future form factor hold?

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Posted on 19th Nov 2013 by in Telecom

Everybody knows there is an ongoing battle of the devices. While various incarnations of the smartphone have existed for years, it can be argued that once Apple launched the first iPhone, it ignited the current market we see, with other handset manufacturers beginning to compete and develop their own versions. Now, fan groups abound for […]

Smartphones can save the high street

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Posted on 12th Nov 2013 by in Corporate

Reporting live from the MMA EMEA Forum in London, mobile is naturally at the core and forms a connection point to all devices. And the good news is that there has been a huge amount of progress in mobile marketing over the last five years. Did you know, for example, that smartphone penetration in the […]

Internet for all, with Facebook for SIM

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Posted on 8th Nov 2013 by in Telecom

In a world where millions of people rely on the Internet for daily tasks, it’s easy to forget that not everyone has instant and reliable access to the World Wide Web. Today, the Internet isn’t accessible for two thirds of the world. Unfortunately, given the low spread of connectivity projected for years to come, it’s […]

From citizen to customer with eGovernment

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Posted on 23rd Oct 2013 by in Corporate

A study from Booz and Company a few years ago claimed that electronic government capabilities are a crucial part of a nation’s technological development and that although countries in the Middle East region had started to implement e-government, there was still some way to go. Several years on we can see many of these electronic […]