Posts Tagged ‘SMS’

Three issues mobile network operators must face to reverse the slide of SMS revenue

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Posted on 6th Oct 2014 by in Mobile

As OTT messaging services like Whatsapp and iMessage continue to hit peer-to-peer SMS revenues, we suggest three ways “A2P” – Application to Person – messaging can reverse the trend.

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

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Posted on 22nd Jul 2014 by in Mobile

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 […]

SMS innovation and dynamic mobile content drives mHealth initiatives in Africa

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Posted on 16th Jul 2014 by in Mobile

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 […]

Trust in mobile messaging

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Posted on 28th Mar 2014 by in Mobile

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, […]

Question from Ric Ferraro, Mobverge

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Posted on 26th Feb 2014 by in Mobile

As this year’s Mobile World Congress has once again shown, the appetite for mHealth applications and devices shows no signs of abating. One of the most talked-about launches of the entire event has been Samsung’s Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo smart watches, which now include pedometers and other technology to measure sleep and fitness. […]

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 […]

What end-user experience do you expect from your cloud service?

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Posted on 23rd Jan 2014 by in Mobile

Let’s imagine that you’ve just signed up for a new solution for your cloud service; this really should be a time for celebration as your information is now easily manageable and secure. However, this is unfortunately, for many, the beginning of a long process where you’re required to validate all relevant parameters and pay special […]

The death of SMS – but more messaging

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Posted on 21st Jan 2014 by in Mobile

You may have seen the headlines last week proclaiming the ‘death of SMS’ and positioning SMS as ‘old-fashioned text messages’. Well, we all know that ‘bad news sells’, so let’s look at the good news around this. Based on global predictions from Deloitte, communications aren’t dropping – quite the opposite. In fact, instant messaging is […]

Emergency SMS – mobile devices to the rescue

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Posted on 6th Dec 2013 by in Mobile

Most of our followers will have one, if not two or more, mobile devices. Mobile ownership is rising rapidly around the world and, with it, more communications and interaction. From voice calling to data such as email, Facebook and photo-sharing, the mobile device has truly become über-functional. But there is one traditional function that still […]

The four ‘golden rules’ of mobile marketing: in Dubai and beyond

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Posted on 22nd Oct 2013 by in Corporate

One trend which again has been on show at this week’s GITEX conference in Dubai is the ubiquity of mobile technology. You’ll look no further than a few yards before setting eyes on someone talking into their phone, typing a message or email or browsing their tablet. Whilst GITEX attracts delegates from across the world, […]