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Mondicon: our solution delivers terabytes of data each day

Published 12 Dec 2017 13:06 CET | Netherlands, World

Mobile data company Mondicon provides professional solutions to businesses in need of fast and reliable internet access in challenging places. Based in the Netherlands but ...

eSim gets going, ready to level mobile switching barriers

Published 08 Dec 2017 11:20 CET | World

The eSIM is finally starting to reach the market. Microsoft launched this month its new Surface Pro laptop with LTE access over an eSim. Apple already offers an eSim on the ...

Vrv offers new distribution model for OTT services

Published 27 Nov 2017 12:55 CET | World

On-demand media consumption is leading to fragmentation in the range of video services on offer in the market. In addition to telecom operators and Amazon, Vrv is a new ...

European cities warming up for 5G kick-off in 2020

Published 24 Nov 2017 10:15 CET | Europe, World

The European Commission and EU member states are working to implement the 5G Action Plan. This includes cooperation with industry through the 5G-PPP. One of its key goals is ...

Twitter, Snap need new growth spurt to maintain spending on innovation

Published 13 Nov 2017 13:10 CET | World

Twitter and Snap have both announced Q3 figures, and both are showing limited growth and losses. Twitter is no longer burning cash (Snap is) and is on the way to break-even ...

Google moves deeper into payment services

Published 25 Oct 2017 12:55 CET | World

Google is introducing a new option for online payment on third-party websites and apps. Customers can 'Pay with Google', using any of the credit or debit cards added to their ...

Netflix: a race against the clock, in complete Hollywood style

Published 17 Oct 2017 16:35 CET | World

Netflix's quarterly results were better than its outlook, and its ARPU also increased. The all-important cash burn was at a relatively low level, helped by the sale of ...

Facebook in it for the long haul with Oculus and TIP

Published 16 Oct 2017 13:56 CET | World

The internet majors are all developing more hardware, but what about Facebook? In general, the focus in on CPE (customer premises equipment), from smartphones to smart ...

The risks of a multi-play strategy

Published 13 Oct 2017 11:01 CET | World

The market trend is towards bundling and selling multi-play service packages, but at the same time cord-cutting is driving a move towards broadband-only (single play). Both ...

Predictive analysis, new business models propel IoT forward

Published 29 Sep 2017 14:09 CET | World

The number of IoT deployments in all sectors continues to grow, from agriculture to industrial to consumer. Mobile operators have long been involved, having been offering M2M ...

Amazon, Google, Facebook step up competition in CPE market

Published 28 Sep 2017 17:07 CET | World

Google is acquiring personnel and assets from HTC, while Amazon is expanding further its range of smart home devices. The internet majors' expansion in the hardware market is ...

Mastercard Innovation Forum: VR, AR and AI to change the way we pay

Published 26 Sep 2017 16:11 CET | World

The increasing adoption and use of smartphones is raising consumer expectations of immediate responses and immediate access to goods and services. This need for immediacy is ...

Ikea brings smart home to the masses

Published 25 Sep 2017 14:26 CET | Netherlands, World

Ikea started selling a few months ago smart lighting in an attempt to make its mark on the emerging smart home market. The Swedish company has several more smart products in ...

Apple opens up iPhone to NFC tags with iOS 11, but functionality still limited

Published 15 Sep 2017 15:57 CET | World

Apple will introduce NFC tag reading with iOS 11 on 19 September. This means that some of the contactless features in the iPhone or Watch will be available to app developers, ...

New wearables to feature tokenized payment services

Published 01 Sep 2017 16:49 CET | World

The number of wearables with a payment function is on the rise. There are already rings with NFC, such as the KERV. FitBit just presented the Ionic, a smartwatch suitable for ...

Imagine, Huawei try to show FWA is a real alternative to FTTH

Published 21 Aug 2017 14:09 CET | Ireland, World

Is the tide turning for wireless as an alternative to fixed lines? A major project for Huawei in Ireland suggests the time has come. The competition between fixed and mobile ...

David Traynor, CMO Aspider-NGI: support for eSIM is growing

Published 18 Aug 2017 11:42 CET | World

The eSIM standard emerged initially for machine-to-machine (M2M) communications, as many M2M applications run on a device that accesses the mobile network through a Sim card. ...

EMVCo prepares for launching QR-based payment options

Published 14 Aug 2017 15:52 CET | World

EMVCo commenced its QR Code payments activity in 2016 and focused on creating QR Code payment specifications that provide convenience, security and reliability in line with ...

Netflix and Disney take opposite directions in OTT market, while Amazon and TV operators become super aggregators

Published 11 Aug 2017 12:23 CET | World

The streaming video industry is not taking any vacation this summer judging by the flurry of announcements in recent days. While the traditional players - the content ...

Samsung keeps building Samsung Pay by adding partners

Published 07 Aug 2017 16:10 CET | World

Samsung Pay comes with its own app, directly accessible from the lock screen of the phone. The standard interface to add cards is by simply scanning them with the camera in ...

Amazon Q2: expansion dampens cash position but new peak expected in Q4

Published 01 Aug 2017 17:00 CET | World

Amazon reported sales up to USD 38 billion in the second quarter, buts its profits and outlook disappointed market expectations. The revenue growth and gross margin ...

Google brings Android Pay to more markets, adds new partners

Published 31 Jul 2017 13:30 CET | World

Google has announced the launch of Android Pay in Spain, the 14th country to receive the mobile payment service. This follows recent launches in Taiwan, Poland, Canada and ...

ThermoSmart CEO: no end to new applications for smart thermostats

Published 26 Jun 2017 13:06 CET | Netherlands, World

The Dutch start-up ThermoSmart is growing quickly and looking for ways to differentiate its offer on the smart home market. The company's new CEO Ewald Rietberg talked to ...

Amazon Channels expands to Europe: how to put the customer first

Published 29 May 2017 13:38 CET | Germany, United Kingdom, World

Amazon is expanding its service Amazon Channels to the UK, Germany and Austria. Offered as part of Amazon Prime Video, it's expected to help grow Prime subscriptions. To ...

Google I/O: focus on AI, object recognition with products for AR, smart home and . . . telephony

Published 24 May 2017 16:11 CET | World

Google I/O, the company's annual conference for developers, has once again delivered for consumers, even if last year's edition was perhaps a bit more rich, with new products ...

 




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