Articles tagged with: Sms and Mobile Web

Facebook Buys Mobile Messaging Platform - May Undercut SMS Services

Social networking website, Facebook has brought the mobile messaging software vendor, Beluga for an undisclosed amount, in a move which could suggest that Facebook is looking for cheaper alternatives to plain text messaging for some of its mobile services. more

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US Teens quadruple use of mobile data

If it seems like American teens are texting all the time, it's probably because on average they're sending or receiving 3,339 texts a month. more

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P2P mobile messaging to reach $106bn by 2014 - but revenues to decline in some sectors

Mobile messaging revenues are set for measured growth over the next five years, but the IP evolution is resulting in disruptive business models, increased competition from the Web and commoditisation of established services. more

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Mobile Internet Becoming A Daily Activity For Many

Analytics firm, comScore has reported that the number of people in the USA using their mobile device to access news and information on the Internet more than doubled from January 2008 to January 2009. more

Related Tags: iphone, social-networking, analytics, smartphone, samsung, smartphones, comscore, lg, mobile-internet, maps

UK Mobile Web Slowly Trudges Forward

The fact that mobile Web users in the UK visit so few sites is evidence that the mobile Web still offers a very limited range of useful content - says a report from eMarketer. more

Related Tags: social-networking, mobile-content, barcode, UK

Mobile phone manufacturers are 'losing their touch' according to customers

Mobile phone manufacturers risk losing their customers as they race to incorporate touch-screen features into their phones in a bid to copy Apple's success, according to feedback from shoppers collated by European customer review website, more

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Third of iPhone Owners Used a Location Based Service in Q4 2008

A Mobile Advertising Report reveals that iPhone users are more than twice as likely as non-iPhone users to browse the mobile Web and more than three times as likely to use a location-based service (LBS) or a location-based social network. more

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Mobile Social Networking Driving Growth of the Mobile Internet in Europe

comScore reports that social networking is drawing new users into the mobile Web. In November, 34 percent of mobile phone owners in Western Europe who visited social networking sites accessed social media exclusive of all other mobile Web content. more

Related Tags: social-networking, comscore, mobile-internet, Germany

Half of Brits Have Not Changed Phone Usage Patterns in Past 5 Years

Research showed that despite advances in mobile phone functionality and the launch of devices such as Apple’s iPhone, almost a third of Americans and Canadians and more than half of UK adults insist that the way in which they use their mobiles has not changed for five years. more

Related Tags: iphone, arpu, text-messaging, apple, apple, gps, voicemail, globe, UK

Bango reports four-fold increase in WAP billing in the USA

In the last three months, mobile billing vendor, Bango says that it has seen a four-fold increase in the number of WAP transactions in the USA, as content providers choose to sell their content using its mobile billing relationships with AT&T, Sprint Nextel and Virgin Mobile. more

Related Tags: bango, sprint-nextel, virgin-mobile, premium-sms, sprint, nextel, billing, mobile-billing, wap, music, virgin,

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