The number of in-vehicle apps in use is expected to reach 269 million by 2018, representing a more than fivefold increase on last year's figure.
Deutsche Telekom launched joyn services in Romania and Slovakia on Monday using U.S. company Jibe Mobile's IP cloud network, in a bid to compete against over-the-top (OTT) video and messaging services.
NICE, France--The dilemmas faced by mobile operators got a good airing during Wednesday's keynote sessions at the TM Forum Live conference here, with the GSMA's director general giving what could be interpreted as a gentle rebuke to vendors and "politicians" who are trying to rush ahead to 5G.
Senior leaders from nine major mobile operator groups, accounting for over half a billion mobile connections across 48 countries in Africa and the Middle East, are individually undertaking initiatives designed to reduce the cost of roaming for consumers across both regions,
Leading industry bodies say this week's European parliamentary vote on the latest version of the telecoms single market package is a "step in the wrong direction", claiming that the move "risks derailing the original objectives of the Connected Continent Regulation".
Telecom industry associations said the European Union will restrict innovation and consumer choice if it approves net neutrality in a vote on Thursday.
Operators are hedging their bets when it comes to over the top (OTT) messaging, embracing specialised OTT companies on the one hand, while on the other continuing to develop their own OTT messaging strategies.
UK authorities are teaming with the GSM Association (GSMA) and the country's mobile operators to tackle spam text messages through a real-time reporting service.
BARCELONA, Spain- The GSM Association (GSMA) revealed mobile money services are enjoying rapid growth globally at the Mobile World Congress trade show, with 24 million new users accessing services in the year to end-June 2013, and the number of registered accounts almost trebling over two years.
BARCELONA, Spain--The GSMA announced a new mobile identification program the group said will allow users to use their phone's SIM card and a personal PIN number to log on to any participating service. The goal, the association said, is to create a universal identification system that would eliminate the need for users to remember the passwords they need to access every online service they use.