New on the MEF Minute
In our 5 minutes with profiles, MEF members talk about their business, their aspirations for the future and the wider mobile industry. This week, MD Cyrille Thivat introduces Telecoming.
Telecoming is a company specialising in mobile entertainment: from content to billing and of course, promotion. We have 3 main business areas: mobile content, mobile billing and mobile advertising.
The boom in smartphone sales in Africa is slowing, despite the fact that overall mobile handset shipments were up slightly in Q2 2016, with shipments of basic feature phones rising 31.9 per cent year on year to total 29.8 million units.
That’s according to figures from IDC’s recently published Worldwide Mobile Phone Tracker, which also notes shipments of smartphones in Africa fell 5.2 per cent to 23.1 million units in the second quarter of 2016.
Here’s a selection of photos from the 13th annual Meffy supported by Mozilla and BIP which took place in London last week. This year’s ceremony featured a new format with an interactive demo zone to let the guests get up-close and personal with some of the finalists and the winners were interviewed live on stage by tech futurist Shivvy Jervis.
Congratulations again to all the finalists and winners, and stay tuned to the MEF Minute for more interviews and content from the winning entries.
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New research by the Kaspersky Security Network reveals alarming vulnerability inside the world’s 31m wi-fi hot spots.
Kaspersky Lab has found that one in four (25 per cent) has no encryption or password protection of any kind. This means all the traffic transmitted over those networks – personal messages, passwords, documents – can be easily intercepted and used by attackers.