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News Roundup

Global Mobile News Round-up – Week 10th February

Each week the MEF team curates mobile stories from around the world. Essential news, the latest market insight & data nuggets, the Global News Round-up offers an instant international mobile content and commerce snapshot.  Global News Stories BEACONS: What They Are, How They Work, And Why Apple's iBeacon Technology Is…
Sam Hill
February 14, 2014
AfricaGuest blogVAS

Improving Mobile Services for the Bottom of the Pyramid in Africa

Africa has the fastest growing mobile market in the world and opportunities to use mobile technologies for social upliftment abound. More Africans have access to mobile phones that to clean water and by 2016, predictions indicate that approximately one billion people in Africa will have access to a handset. As a mobile-first (and often…
Sam Hill
February 11, 2014
MEF Global ForumMEFTV

Innovation Series Part 2: Meet the MEFGF13 Start-ups

As part of the Innovation Day at #MEFGF13 delegates were treated to pitches from some of the hottest early-stage start-ups based in Silicon Valley showcasing mobile technology innovation. Hosted at NestGSV’s Redwood City campus, MEFTV was on hand to speak to the execs behind these potential future tech giants –…
Sam Hill
February 7, 2014
News Roundup

Global Mobile News Round-up – Week 3rd February

Each week the MEF team curates mobile stories from around the world. Essential news, the latest market insight & data nuggets, the Global News Round-up offers an instant international mobile content and commerce snapshot.  Global News Stories Apple removes world's most popular bitcoin wallet from App Store Wired Apple has…
Sam Hill
February 7, 2014
5 minutes withVAS

5 minutes with… MT2

In our 5 minutes with profiles, MEF members talk about their business, their aspirations for the future and the wider mobile industry. This week Naji Bouhabib, CEO, introduces Middle East Based VAS provider Mobile Technology Tomorrow – MT2 What does MT2 do? Mobile Technology Tomorrow (MT2) is a leading Value Added Service Provider and…
Sam Hill
February 4, 2014
MEFTV

Mobile Games Forum 2014: MEFTV meets the speakers

Last week MEF attended the Mobile Games Forum in London, where the industry gathered to discuss the state of mobile and social gaming, virtual goods and social gambling. In a two part series, MEFTV caught up with some of the MEF members and other speakers from the show. In part 1, we…
Sam Hill
January 31, 2014
News Roundup

Global Mobile News Round-up – Week 27th January

Each week the MEF team curates mobile stories from around the world. Essential news, the latest market insight & data nuggets, the Global News Round-up offers an instant international mobile content and commerce snapshot.  Global News Stories Facebook Shares Surge On First Ever $1 Billion Mobile Ad Revenue Quarter Business…
Sam Hill
January 31, 2014
Privacy

Apps World North America – Join MEF members for a FREE Privacy workshop

MEF is pleased to continue its partnership with the Apps World series following on from the European event in London last year. Next week's Apps World North America hits San Francisco’s Moscone Center West on February 5-6 and features one of the broadest ranges of content available, with 11 key conference tracks covering everything from gaming to…
Sam Hill
January 30, 2014
5 minutes withMEFTV

5 minutes with … Vserv.mobi

In our 5 minutes with profiles, MEF members talk about their business, their aspirations for the future and the wider mobile industry. This week Ashay Padwal, CTO & co-founder introduces mobile ad exchange vserv.mobi, and be sure to check out the MEFTV interview with Ashay recorded at Appsworld Europe. What does Vserv.mobi do? Vserv.mobi is…
Sam Hill
January 27, 2014
Analyticsm-commerce

Mobile payments driving global m-commerce adoption

MEF this week released the first report in its Global Consumer Insights Series on Mobile Money, authored by editor in chief of Mobile Money Revolution, Tim Green and with Analytics partner, On Device Research. The report analyses data from 10,000 respondents in 13 countries, highlighting regional & global trends in…
Sam Hill
January 24, 2014