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The Mobile Ecosystem Forum is a global trade body that acts as an impartial and authoritative champion for addressing issues affecting the broadening mobile ecosystem.  We work with our members to accelerate sustainable market growth that drives inclusion for all and delivers trusted services to enrich the lives of consumers worldwide.


We host 20+ events per annum across our Chapters in Asia, EMEA, North and Latin America. They provide a global and local platform for business partnering and knowledge sharing.


Market and sector data and reports to help your mobile strategy development. Our annual Global Consumer Survey studies the trends and behaviours of 15,000 mobile media users in 15 countries.


Collaborate with industry peers to advance solutions or overcome barriers to growth. Cross-sector Working Groups offer the ideal forum to share and learn.

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Weekly mobile news round-up 26th August

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Find out the week’s top mobile stories from around the world.

This week.. Over 50 million watched the Olympics on Snapchat, Pokemon Go boosting other apps’ revenue, Samsung processes 100 million mobile payments and much more.

Almost 50m people watched Olympics coverage on Snapchat over the course of the Rio 2016 Games, thanks to broadcasters including NBC and the BBC partnering with the app in an effort to reach millennial users.


Your phone is the new piano, but a bit smaller

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Mobile ‘won’ music. Only oldies use ‘hi-fis’ to listen to their favourites songs now. But mobile companies didn’t win. Tim Green ponders what happened to Sony Ericsson PlayNow and the rest…

Do you know when today’s music industry began? You might guess it was when the first sheet music was printed. Or the first 78 disc was pressed. Or when Jailhouse Rock came out.


The rather dry answer is 1710. That was when the Parliament of Great Britain passed The Statute of Anne, also known as the Copyright Act.


Meffys 2015 winners 12 months on: F-Secure

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With the 13th annual Meffys opening for entries on September 1st, we are taking a look at some of last year’s winners to find out what the accolade meant to them and what they’ve been up to since they celebrated their win.
This week, we speak to F-Secure and Executive Vice President, Kristian Järnefelt, 2015’s winner of the Consumer Trust award.

What did you win the Meffy for?

F-Secure Freedome, a personal VPN that protects your privacy online, keeps data trackers at arm’s length and lets you access online services from wherever you are.

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Essential mobile snapshot: Myanmar

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Investment is now pouring into new democracy Myanmar. Here’s a snapshot of what has been described as the world’s first mobile-only country…

When President Thein Sein of Myanmar conceded the 2015 general election to Ms Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy, he did it with a post on Facebook.