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What to Expect at The GSMA Mobile World Congress 2020 Barcelona

What to Expect at The GSMA Mobile World Congress 2020 Barcelona Heading to the GSMA MWC 2020 in Barcelona from 24-27th February 2020? Here’s what to expect! The Largest Mobile Event in The World The GSMA represents the collective interests of mobile operators globally. MWC 2020 brings together the most influential visionaries, [...]

2020-08-13T11:00:42+01:0012 February, 2020|

The Rise of Bundling and Carrier Billing

The Rise of Bundling and Carrier Billing Previously seen as an ‘old-school’ distribution model, bundling is on the rise. OTT Video Bundling and Partnerships According to Ovum, alliances between mobile operators and providers of paid online video entertainment services have grown over the last few years: The increasing availability and maturity of [...]

2020-08-13T11:01:30+01:0010 February, 2020|

Carrier Billing Market Focus – Asia

Carrier Billing Market Focus - Asia The global carrier billing market is set to exceed US$31 billion by 2022. According to Nick Lane, principle analyst at Mobilesquared, most of this growth is coming from Asia: “Google is already adding about US$2.5 to US$3 billion a year to DCB traffic too and we [...]

2020-08-13T11:02:02+01:0030 January, 2020|

The Apps Taking Over 2020

The Apps Taking Over 2020 There's an App For That - The Evolution of The App Over the last decade, mobile has shaped changes in consumer behaviour. The world as we knew it transformed in 2008, when 500 apps appeared on Apple’s App Store. Since 2010, apps have continued to develop further. [...]

2020-08-13T11:02:36+01:0016 January, 2020|

Why should insurance companies utilise carrier billing?

Why should insurance companies utilise carrier billing? The insurance industry is huge. Today, insurance is a necessity for many things. From homes, cars, businesses and mobiles, to life and travel insurance, consumers want to know that what means most to them is protected. However, the sector, worth billions, has been slow to [...]

2020-08-13T11:03:16+01:0016 December, 2019|

Vodafone Ireland appoints SLA Digital as Managed Service Provider for Direct Carrier Billing

Vodafone Ireland appoints SLA Digital as Managed Service Provider for Direct Carrier Billing   Irish mobile operator, Vodafone Ireland, has appointed SLA Digital as their managed service provider for Direct Carrier Billing for their 1.96 million subscribers. SLA Digital has a previously long-standing relationship with Vodafone Ireland, providing the mobile operator with the platform to [...]

2020-01-22T11:34:21+00:005 December, 2019|

5 Weird and Wonderful Things Purchased Using Carrier Billing

5 Weird and Wonderful Things Purchased Using Carrier Billing With over 5.1 billion global mobile phone users, the popularity of mobile payments is no surprise. App and smartphone users are growing and there has been a rise in demand for hassle-free and secure purchase of goods and services, as consumer preference steers [...]

2020-08-13T11:03:57+01:004 December, 2019|

RCS – The Future of Messaging

RCS – The Future of Messaging Rich Communication Services (RCS) is a multimedia evolution of traditional Short Message Service (SMS). While traditional SMS is limited in its features, RCS-enabled messaging combines the global reach of SMS and the best features of chat apps such as WhatsApp, and Facebook Messenger, all within the [...]

2020-08-13T11:04:33+01:0020 November, 2019|

Game On! 5G and Cloud Gaming are set to change the game

Game On! 5G and Cloud Gaming are set to change the game According to the GSMA, 5.1 Billion people around the world subscribed to mobile services in 2018. The introduction of 5G is driving growth for new services within areas such as IoT and connected devices and is forecasted to provide an [...]

2020-08-13T11:05:10+01:004 November, 2019|

5 key takeaways from the Global Carrier Billing Summit 2019

5 key takeaways from the Global Carrier Billing Summit 2019 On the 9th and 10th of October, we attended this year’s Global Carrier Billing Summit to delve deeper into the minds of the industry’s thought-leaders and speakers. The event covered a variety of topics such as; the evolution of carrier billing and [...]

2020-08-13T11:05:52+01:0022 October, 2019|
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