Posts Tagged ‘smartphone’

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 […]

Cloud security adopted by SFR

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Posted on 30th Apr 2014 by in Enterprise

Last year a survey showed that security is still the number #1 barrier to cloud adoption. We’re pleased to share the news that, this year, more firms are moving to the cloud. This is according to a report by the Ponemon Institute, released to coincide with Infosecurity in London. However, security fears still flourish about […]

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 rise of mobile banking

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Posted on 12th Feb 2014 by in Corporate

Mobile banking is now well on the way to becoming a regularly used and understood application around the world. And in spite of naysayers who defend traditional branches and talk down their decline at the hands of electronic banking channels, the demand for safe, secure and convenient mobile banking mixed with the capability of modern […]

The office of the past, present and future – part V

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Posted on 10th Dec 2013 by in Corporate

Office space: Less is more – or is it? Look at the desks. Go on, look more closely. What is the one major difference between the desk of yesteryear and the more modern one? There you go: it’s the minimalism of the modern one, featuring fewer devices, less paper and less clutter. Thanks to greater […]

The office of the past, present and future – part IV

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Posted on 4th Dec 2013 by in Corporate

Today’s technology doesn’t only help us do our day jobs faster and more knowledgably, it also speeds up the admin tasks that keep every good office operating well. Many workers can now do the majority of admin tasks themselves, eliminating the need for hoards of assistants and secretaries who were previously required to do everything […]

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 […]

A history of the SIM card

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Posted on 13th Nov 2013 by in Corporate

The SIM card is a small and mighty device that has changed the face of communication since it was created in 1991. To echo the comparison Nick Keatley makes on the Wireless Banana blog, it’s a chip that has seen several iterations over the years, reducing in size from a credit card to a postage […]

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 […]