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Heavyweights back MEF SMS fraud prevention move

National cybersecurity, mobile and banking industry groups joined a Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF) initiative to …

ACCC aims to continue regulating mobile termination

Australia’s competition watchdog proposed continuing regulating wholesale mobile voice services for an additional five years, …

Text and talk still top for almost half of mobile users

Almost half of mobile phone users worldwide are still only accessing voice and SMS services, …

SMS “grey routes” creating $15B hole for operators

Operators could generate as much as $15 billion in additional revenue next year by addressing …

ONEm chief sees voice, SMS future for operators

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Christopher Richardson, CEO of emerging markets player ONEm, dismissed scepticism around the future of …

Rebalancing the value from voice and SMS to data

NEW ANALYSIS: GSMA Intelligence reviews new approaches to data tariffs for operators in developed markets.  …

Samsung ChatON gains SMS/MMS support on Android

SMS and MMS functionality have been rolled into Samsung’s ChatON messaging app for Android. The …

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Chat app messages overtake SMS – report

By the end of 2012, more instant messages were sent via chat apps per day …

Ovum: Social messaging apps to cost operators US$54B

Mobile operators will lose US$54 billion in SMS revenue to smartphone ‘social messaging’ apps by …

UK mobile users prefer SMS to voice

UK mobile users are using text-based communications more than phone calls or face-to-face meetings to keep in touch, according to Ofcom.