German Operators ‘joyn’ Forces

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Following a week where much focus was on RCS during Mobile World Congress, Deutsche Telekom announced the launch of joyn to its 35 million mobile users in Germany last week. This comes as somewhat of a surprise, as we last reported … Continue reading bluetooth proximity marketing

Operator survey reveals evolving views on Rich Messaging market

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During it’s Rich Communications Conference in Berlin last November, Informa surveyed operator delegates on their views on RCS (Rich Communication Services) and the impact these will have on the mobile market. After analysing the results, what  was most interesting is … Continue reading

Telefonica Digital taking OTT to the extreme?

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While Vodafone is putting some of its money on RCS as a network based rich services platform with open APIs to enable premium content and service developers (see this blog’s post on Vodafone’s recent investment in Jibe Mobile), Telefonica Digital (Telefonica … Continue reading

Vodafone investing for holistic approach in Rich Communications ecosystem

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As business models for mobile Person-to-Person communication have been reset, most mobile operators are in the process of setting up some kind of rich content and value added services play, in order to tap consumer and enterprise revenue streams. Largely, … Continue reading