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MWC 2018 preview: first 5G results, with big ambitions

Published 19 Feb 2018 12:41 CET | World

Mobile World Congress starts on 26 February, and the network equipment vendors and mobile operators are expected to outline their latest technological developments and plans ...

Marvell: demanding Wi-Fi users require quick roll-out of new 802.11ax standard

Published 19 Dec 2017 13:32 CET | World

Marvell Technology has announced chipsets for the next generation of Wi-Fi systems. The IEEE standard 802.11ax is the successor to 802.11ac, with a range of ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Industrial IoT offers large opportunities for telcos, but not tomorrow

Published 13 Apr 2017 12:09 CET | World

Telecom operators are working hard to obtain their share of the IoT pie, with some operators pushing harder than others. Although the consumer oriented IoT segments such as ...

Slower uptake of NFC mobile payments leads to drop in shipments of NFC Sims

Published 10 Apr 2017 15:55 CET | World

In its latest report on the shipments of Sims worldwide, the SIMalliance stated that the NFC ecosystem is still expanding, despite a drop in 2016 of the number of NFC Sims ...

Samsung expands Samsung Pay with new partners

Published 03 Apr 2017 13:31 CET | World

Samsung has announced that Samsung Pay will be expanded with new partnerships, aimed at new services and markets. In association with Visa, The Samsung Pay brand will be ...

Samsung Pay will add selfie payment - report

Published 20 Mar 2017 14:05 CET | World

Samsung's upcoming flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8, will use facial-recognition technology for mobile payments within months of release, Bloomberg reported, citing sources ...

 




Calendar   /   Industry Events

20 Feb Vodafone Iceland FY 2017
20 Feb Orange Poland Q4 2017
20 Feb Submarine Networks Europe 2018
21 Feb Telefonica Brasil Q4 2017
21 Feb TeraGo Q4 2017
21 Feb Dish Networks Q4 2017
21 Feb ATN Q4 2017
21 Feb Orange Q4 2017
21 Feb Telefonica Deutschland Q4 2017
21 Feb Magyar Telekom Q4 2017
21 Feb Hrvatski Telekom Q4 2017
21 Feb Roku Q4 2017
21 Feb Pandora Q4 2017
21 Feb iPass Q4 2017
21 Feb Commonwealth Data Forum Europe 2018
22 Feb Globalstar Q4 2017
22 Feb EchoStar Q4 2017
22 Feb Iridium Q4 2017
22 Feb Cogent Communications Q4 2017
22 Feb Veon Q4 2017
22 Feb Windstream Q4 2017
22 Feb OTE Q4 2017
22 Feb Gogo Q4 2017
22 Feb Interdigital Q4 2017
22 Feb CyrusOne Q4 2017
22 Feb Bouygues Telecom Q4 2017
22 Feb Telefonica Q4 2017
22 Feb Bittium Q4 2017
22 Feb Deutsche Telekom Q4 2017
22 Feb T-Mobile Austria FY press conference
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