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81% of Operators Say VoLTE is Key to Competing with OTTs

The improved user experience delivered by VoLTE was cited by more than 80% of respondents as an important factor in enhancing mobile operators' ability to compete with OTT providers. more

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Mobile broadband overtakes SMS as largest generator of mobile data revenue

Mobile broadband revenue rose 26% in 1H14 from 1H13 and continued to drive overall mobile services market growth.  more

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Operators to Suffer $14B in Lost Revenues This Year, as OTTs Take Market Share

A new report has claimed that voice and messaging traffic lost to OTT (Over The Top) players such as WhatsApp, Facebook and Skype will cost network operators $14 billion in revenues globally this year, up by 26% on 2013. more

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Viber Evades VoiP Block in Jamaica

Voip based OTT provider, Viber appears to have secured a bypass around a service block imposed on it by Jamaica's Digicel last week. more

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Jamaican Networks Block VoIP Based OTT Apps

Both of Jamaica's mobile networks, Digicel and Lime have started blocking VoiP based OTT apps. more

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Bandwidth Offers MMS to OTT App Developers

USA based telecoms services provider, Bandwidth says that it has launched industry first, MMS-enabling phone numbers for over-the-top (OTT) apps. more

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Facebook Adds Easy Video Sending to Mobile Apps

Facebook is continuing to play catch up with the other major OTT messaging apps, and has released an upgrade to its own Messenger app to make sharing of media files easier. more

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Line Turns Selfies into Stickers

OTT messaging provider, Line has announced the release of a selfie-photo service that converts photos into its own \"messaging sticker\" facility. more

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Facebook Leaks its own Messaging App by Accident

Facebook has accidentally leaked details of its own forthcoming Messenger app after an employee apparently uploaded to Apple's app store before it was due to be released. more

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South Korean OTT messaging app in $3 Billion Merger Deal

South Korea's largest OTT messaging app, Kakao has announced a merger with a smaller stock market listed internet company that values the OTT provider at around US$3 billion. more

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