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ABI: operators rush to upgrade 3G; LTE waits in the wings

ABI Research’s new report looks at preparations for the introduction of 4G. While ABI anticipates that LTE is only expected to roll out in late 2010, it is encouraged by the interest shown in LTE trials: 100 mobile networks showing interest, and more than 40 from the Asia-Pacific region...

Momentum underway for mobile money - Barcelona summit

Great economic and social momentum have been kick-started by mobile money initiatives, according to reports from the Mobile Money Summit in Barcelona. The GSMA, the industry's standard-bearer, has announced that the first three applications to the Mobile Money for the Unbanked Fund have been...

NFC takes its next step with the Nokia 6216 classic

Nokia has introduced the third of its Near Field Communication devices, the 6216 classic. Using a SIM base for the first time, Nokia is enabling operators to build NFC services via the SIM card. The content services include images, weblinks, audio files, contact data secure payment and...

Mobile banking for the unbanked set to grow: CGAP

CGAP, the global microfinance centre has been releasing new research and data to encourage telecom operators, financial institutions and governments to see the business potential in expanding access to financial services for poor people in developing markets. The current economic...

Yahoo Launches Mobile App

Yahoo! has announced the launch of a new mobile service to be known, not surprisingly, as Yahoo! Mobile. Available initially only for Apple iPhones and top end handsets from other makers including Windows Mobile smartphones, the service will be of interest in emerging markets where the Yahoo!...

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