Articles tagged with: Smart and Sim Card

SIM Card Market Defying the Downturn

The latest data from IMS Research shows that the SIM card market continues to defy the economic downturn that is currently hitting the mobile market. Total shipments of SIM cards in 2008 grew to reach the record number of 3.07 billion more

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Just Under 3 Billion SIM Cards Shipped in 2008

SIMalliance, the global association of SIM card manufacturers has reported that global SIM card shipments exceeded 2.9 billion units during 2008, more

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T-Mobile Testing Multimedia Capable SIM Cards

T-Mobile International has inked a deal with SIM card vendor, Gemalto to develop prototypes of rich media applications based on Smart Card Web Server Technology (SCWS) in the SIM card. more

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Toshiba Moves into NFC Capable SIM Market

Toshiba has announced the development of a SIM card for use within mobile phones supporting NFC (Near Field Communication) services - which it expects to start sampling from Q3 this year. more

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In Global Telecoms, Emerging-Market Players Take Pole Positions

Telecom companies from emerging markets navigated the rough economic waters far better than their peers in developed markets, and they are starting to expand outside their home turf, according to Oliver Wyman's 2009 Communications, Media, and Technology State of the Industry Report. more

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Mobile Messaging Revenues to Defy Economic Downturn

2009 will undoubtedly be a tough year for many global economies. However, despite uncertain forecasts, messaging company, Acision believes that the changing economic landscape will present many revenue opportunities for service providers. more

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