Vodafone Group Plc today announced the creation of a new Group Enterprise unit, effective from 1 January 2013. Nick Jeffery, currently CEO of Cable & Wireless Worldwide (“CWW”), will be appointed Group Enterprise Director responsible for the new unit.
From today, M-Pesa customers in Kenya will have access to interest bearing saving accounts and have the ability to take out small loans through a new service, called M-Shwari. This is the next step in the M-Pesa story of increasing further access to a wider range of financial services and is the result of a new strategic cooperation between Vodafone, Safaricom and the Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA).
Deutsche Telekom showed an extremely positive development in operations in the third quarter of 2012. On the other hand, a considerable book loss had to be reported following an accounting-relevant special factor. 555,000 new mobile-contracts in Germany and 160,000 in US reported for third quarter.
Symantec today announced the findings of its Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 17, which shows that while the number of vulnerabilities decreased by 20 percent, the number of malicious attacks continued to skyrocket by 81 percent.
RF Micro Devices, Inc., a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency components and compound semiconductor technologies, today announced it has achieved a major performance milestone related to its PowerSmart power platforms. RFMD’s PowerSmart power platforms are a new product category reshaping the future of multimode, multi-band cellular RF architectures.
Consumers can now enjoy stereo 3D across a wide range of 3D devices. Spatial View announced at CES today that 3DeeCentral, the online source of stereo 3D content, is live.
The GSMA today announced the details of its Mobile Ad Forum conference programme at the 2011 Mobile World Congress, which will be held 14-17 February, 2011 in Barcelona. This “event within an event” addresses the unique requirements of brand and services marketers, advertising agencies, mobile operators and others in the mobile advertising value chain.
CSG Systems International, Inc. today announced that it has completed the acquisition of U.K-based Intec Telecom Systems PLC. Intec is a leader in wholesale billing and mediation and is a leading provider of retail billing software worldwide.
The GSMA today announced that the CEOs of Intel, Microsoft, Nokia, NTT DoCoMo, RIM, SoftBank and Yahoo! will be making keynote speeches at Mobile World Congress, which will be held 14-17 February, 2011 in Barcelona. The GSMA also provided further details on its conference programme and announced new ADCs as part of its App Planet event at Mobile World Congress.
A new survey from Evolving Systems, Inc. reveals the potential for European telecoms operators totap into new revenue streams by delivering number choice and other personalized service offerings to prepaid customers.