Don't have a login yet?
Sign up now
27 February 2013
| Laura Hedges
Samsung has announced a partnership with card provider, Visa, to create a faster and more accessible mobile payment system for smartphone users.
The announcement was made at Mobile World Congress in
Barcelona this week and is claimed to be the first of its kind
between a leading near field communications (NFC)...
Mexico has received its first bid from a consortium to build out a state-owned mobile network worth $10 billion.
French player Iliad is reportedly facing numerous hurdles in its attempts to acquire T-Mobile US from Deutsche Telekom.
Shareholders at Kenya’s Safaricom have officially approved the company’s joint acquisition, with Bharti Airtel, of YuMobile.
Orange has signed partnerships with a range of African banks to expand its mobile payments service and compete more effectively with Vodafone’s M-Pesa offering.
Greek regulators have received three bids for its mobile frequency sale with the view of upgrading telecoms services.
In the space of just two decades, person-to-person SMS messaging has been embraced by consumers worldwide, only to fall by the wayside to alternative OTT services such as WhatsApp. Fresh opportunities in the application-to-person (A2P) market, however, could mark the beginning of a new era for SMS.