Mobile tracking becomes the norm
Location-based services and personal tracking is also a trend.
Betting on gaming in SA
The penetration of mobile phones and mobile data will serve as catalysts for a growing mobile gaming market in South Africa. The question is how well the industry will navigate these opportunities.
‘Press one for growth’
With an abundance of bandwidth and booming mobile operators, East Africa is quietly staking its claim as Africa’s call centre capital.
Retail prices will not plummet
Despite what the mainstream media says, it’s unlikely that there will be a sudden drop in mobile call prices, even if the operators reach an agreement on interconnection.
One of the possible side-effects of a reduced interconnect rate is a rebalanced industry, otherwise known as the demise of the LCR players.
The World’s First Fully Open Source Mobile Phone?
HARDWARE - MOBILE DEVICES Words: Janet Paterson and Paul Hartley OPEN SOURCE A group of open source developers is working to produce a full stack of open source software that could underpin the world’s first fully open source mobile phone.
Real Content onYour Phone
HARDWARE - MOBILE DEVICES Words: Janet Paterson and Paul Hartley CONTENT dot Mobi, the company behind the first Internet address designed specifically for mobile phones, has announced plans to launch a range of white label directory, research and database licensing services during 2007.
Mobile Device Management - Practical Techniques
HARDWARE - MOBILE DEVICES Words: Janet Paterson and Paul Hartley INSIGHT Craig Mathias, founder of US-based Farpoint Group, provides a checklist of key elements for your mobile device management strategy.
Mobile Number Portability
HARDWARE - MOBILE DEVICES Words: Janet Paterson and Paul Hartley MNP Originally scheduled for 2005, after numerous delays and much fuss, mobile number portability (MNP) was finally introduced in South Africa in November 2006.
Mobile Devices Key to Business Agility
HARDWARE - MOBILE DEVICES Words: Janet Paterson and Paul Hartley Sensing and responding to change is critical for SMEs.
Mobile future: the disconnect
Mobile operators will lose their battle against the internet.
The mobile broadband explosion
Half the world's population and billions of devices will get a mobile internet connection by 2020, says Ericsson. Get ready.
Mobile Messaging Magic
MAXIMISING THE MOBILE CHANNEL Communication is a profoundly human activity and the primary driving force behind all technological development.