“Passive reliance on toxic revenues no longer acceptable for MNOs” Upstream says at Global Carrier Billing Summit 2020

Head of Secure-D at Upstream, Geoffrey Cleaves, on the pressure to keep mobile users safe amid increasingly sophisticated fraud London, October 7th, 2020 Fraud prevention technology will cut toxic revenue for mobile network operators (MNOs), keep customers safe, safeguard user experience and cut down complaints. That’s according to mobile technology company, Upstream, who appeared at the Global Carrier Billing Summit 2020. During the virtual event, Head of Secure-D at Upstream, Geoffrey Cleaves, shared his concerns about the increased sophistication of fraud technology and what MNOs can do to keep their…

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Perfecto by Perforce Releases Spring 2020 Test Coverage Index

Perfecto’s latest Test Coverage Index helps teams extend their test coverage with global data on the top mobile devices and web browsers from around the world. MINNEAPOLIS, May 7, 2020 – Perfecto by Perforce, market leader in cloud-based automated mobile and web application testing solutions, today announced the release of its Spring 2020 Test Coverage Index, a biannual publication which analyzes emerging trends in web and mobile app testing, outlines mobile device, browser, and OS releases, and provides device usage data from around the world. With fifteen years of industry-leading expertise in mobile…

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Panasonic TOUGHBOOK Omnia Offers Customers A Complete Mobile Enterprise Software Solution

Helps reduce development time of custom apps from months to weeks or days and effectively manages digital transformation projects BRACKNELL, UK. 10th March 2020 – Panasonic today announced TOUGHBOOK Omnia, powered by MCL, a complete end-to-end mobile enterprise software solution for Panasonic TOUGHBOOK customers. The professional service helps businesses reduce time to market for custom line-of-business software applications and helps to effectively deliver digital transformation projects. It offers consultation, hardware, software, integration and support to deliver immediate visible productivity improvements across the mobile workforce. “Managing software applications across multiple platforms…

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Stanhope and the Freshwave Group Bring High-Quality 4G Mobile Coverage to London’s Angel Court

UK’s first multi-operator digital DAS-based managed mobile connectivity service brings high speed indoor mobile coverage to occupiers of leading development London, UK 3rd March 2020 Stanhope, an award-winning property developer, investor and asset manager, and the Freshwave Group, the leading UK network service provider, today announced that they have worked together to launch the UK’s first Multi-Operator Digital DAS-Based managed mobile connectivity service, delivering high-quality wireless coverage to the occupiers of Angel Court. The two companies have deployed a comprehensive 4G system, delivering high-quality mobile signal with minimum download speeds…

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HYLA Mobile: Mobile trade-in programs returned $2.378 billion to US consumers in 2019

In 2019, the average age of a smartphone at trade-in was 3 years 30 January 2020 – HYLA Mobile, the world’s leading provider of software technology and services for mobile device returns management and reuse solutions, today announced results from its analysis of the mobile device trade-in market for 2019. The report reveals that $2.378 billion was returned to US consumers last year via mobile device trade-in programs—an increase of 4.7% from 2018. HYLA combines live market figures and its own analytics solution to identify the latest trends for the…

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Mobile operators in Africa can tap into digital for revenue and address upcoming industry challenges

Upstream to showcase its suite of mobile products at AfricaCom, Stand B30 AfricaCom, Cape Town, S.A., November 7, 2019 – Upstream will demonstrate at this year’s AfricaCom how mobile operators in Africa can achieve a head start in addressing the industry’s upcoming challenges. The company will be showcasing its full platform stack that enables MNOs to generate digital revenue, offering mobile users on the continent uninterrupted, free and safe connectivity while efficiently helping operators monetize digital opportunities such as mobile advertising. Guy Krief, CEO, Upstream, commented: “In developed markets, figures…

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One-time security installations are not enough to protect mobile devices against growing threats, says TCG

Los Angeles, California, October 22, 2019 – Mobile device designers and operating system manufacturers need to provide a strong foundation for secure software and firmware updates throughout the lifetime of products – not just at the start, Ira McDonald, Co-Chair of Trusted Computing Group’s (TCG) Trusted Mobility Solutions Work Group said today. Speaking as Mobile World Congress Americas takes place, McDonald stressed that embedded systems designers cannot assume that their firmware and software will remain pristine and must plan for ways to detect and recover firmware and software compromise. “The…

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Huge engagement with free ad-funded internet service in South Africa powered by Upstream

Over 25 million users in South Africa now have access to mobile internet basics at no cost London, October 3rd, 2019 – More than 25 million mobile users in South Africa can now access internet essentials for free at any time, even when they have run out of credit. The free internet service was launched by Vodacom, South Africa’s largest mobile operator, powered by Upstream’s Zero-D connectivity platform. Since its introduction the operator has seen a massive uptake with 55 per cent of its subscriber base already engaging with the…

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MGS Canada 19 Grows Audience, Breaks New Ground

Mobile Growth Summit’s Toronto event growing by leaps and bounds after a successful event featuring keynote speaker George Alafoginis, Global Gaming Client Partner at Facebook. Toronto, September 12, 2019 — Mobile Growth Summit (MGS)—the world’s largest mobile growth conference—is excited to announce its MGS Canada 19 event exceeded expectations. MGS Canada 19, which took place in Toronto on August 15, 2019, grew its audience by around 14%—with 271 of the mobile marketing industry’s best and brightest in attendance at this year’s event (up from 238 in 2018). The one-day publisher-focused…

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Global Consumers Rank Digital Leadership of Mobile Operators Higher than Spotify, eBay and Uber

Survey underlines significant digital progress made by telcos in creating powerful digital brand value and the significance of digital services in acquiring, retaining and engaging customers DUBLIN, Ireland – 5th September, 2019 – New and exclusive research commissioned by Openet validates the significant progress made by the global mobile operator community in transforming to become digital service providers. The study, completed by Sapio Research, gauges the perceptions of global consumers in five different countries, uncovering several welcome findings for operators, including: Mobile operators are held in higher digital regard by…

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