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Global mobile news round-up February 24

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

This week.. mobile becomes the number one video screen, security flaws in connected cars uncovered, Facebook’s next hardware play and much more.

Mobile is rapidly heading towards becoming the number one video screen in the UK, with 52 per cent of people watching videos on their smartphones daily – the same amount as those watching video on desktops or laptops.

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Global mobile news round-up 10 February

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

This week.. Cisco report pegs mobile growth to reach 5.5 billion devices by 2021, IoT boom + GDPR raises stakes of cyber security breach, tablet sales continue decline, China’s new top smartphone brand and much more. Globally, mobile phone use will increase 7-fold, reaching 5.5 billion devices by 2021, according to the 11th annual Cisco Visual Networking Index Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast.

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Global mobile news round-up: 3rd February

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

This week.. EU mobile phone roaming cost-cuts are ‘a step closer’, Line takes on Facebook and Slack with work-based messaging platform, telcos using Mobile Edge Computing to leverage IoT and much more.

The ending of European Union roaming charges for people using mobile phones abroad moved closer after a provisional deal in the European Parliament…

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Global mobile news round-up: January 27

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

This week.. China’s “big four” vie for global customers, smartphones are replacing onboard infotainment in new cars, creating a smartphone secure enough for a president and much more.

Worldwide, Apple and Samsung dominate pricey smartphone sales, accounting for about a third of the market. But the next several names on the global bestseller list include four lower-cost Chinese competitors that collectively sell almost as many handsets as the big two.

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Global mobile news round-up: 20 January

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

This week… how AT&T prepared for Trump inauguration, India privacy concerns over data sharing policies, Apple raises prices in UK, games more engaging than social media… and much more.

Donald Trump’s inauguration is expected to attract over 900,000 enthusiastic attendees, all of whom will be armed with a mobile phone.

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MEF member news – January 16

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What’s happening among the MEF membership? Here’s your weekly round up of all the latest announcements from MEF Members including product launches, partnerships, research insights and more…

The basic web browser has been based on the same template for over 20 years. Now, Opera is testing a new concept: Opera Neon.

The firms says traditional browsers are “are not as fresh as they used to be”. Its new concept presents a re-think with elements such as:

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Global mobile news round-up 13th January

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

This week.. EU wants to extend data privacy to OTT players, post Verizon Yahoo, IOS revenues will hit $1 trillion in 2017 and much more.

The European Commission has set out proposals for updating rules which govern the use of personal telecoms data that would expand their remit to cover email and mobile messaging data for the first time — meaning the ePrivacy regulation would also apply to web companies such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Apple and Google.

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CES 2017 News round-up part two

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Find out more top mobile stories from CES 2017 in Las Vegas in part two of our news round-up. Voice computing is going to be big, new friction free payment options for Honda cars, Blackberry is back and s is Nokia (but only in China) and much more…

Smartwatches are cool (if rather geeky) gadgets, and they’ve yet to really capture the hearts of the general public. But perhaps that’s about to change, as Huawei reckons it knows how to make the public full in love with the wrist-worn wearable.

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MEF member news – January 9

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What’s happening among the MEF membership? Here’s your weekly round up of all the latest announcements from MEF Members including product launches, partnerships, research insights and more…

Giant US carrier AT&T will use Gemalto’s systems to manage millions of connected things.
Gemalto will supply AT&T with its LinqUS remote subscription management tech. This makes it simpler for enterprises to manage devices that connect with eSIMs over the AT&T data network.
AT&T already had more than 30 million connected devices on its network as of the third quarter of 2016.

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CES 2017 News round-up

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Find out the top mobile stories from CES 2017 in Las Vegas – the world’s largest consumer electronics show, where tech giants from all over the world show off their latest innovations and products.

If this year’s Consumer Electronics Show is any indication, 2017 will undoubtedly be the year that investments in 5G technologies explode. On Tuesday, Qualcomm, Ericsson, and AT&T joined forces to collaborate on new trials that could boost the development of large-scale 5G deployments.

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