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MWC : Wearable gadgets tipped to be the most disruptive trend in business over the next 18 months

by Will Corry on February 27, 2014

Wearable gadgets are set to be one of the most disruptive trends in business over the next 18 months, according to a report from Deloitte yesterday.

A range of smartwatches – like Samsung’s Galaxy Fit and Sony’s Smartband – were announced this week at Mobile World Congress, and are among some of the first entries into this new category set to shake up business.

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TravelSim targets user base of five million by end 2014

by Will Corry on February 23, 2014

Why use TravelSim card?

  • Saves up to 85% on roaming charges
  • Free incoming calls in over 135 countries
  • Free incoming SMS worldwide
  • Data roaming (owning a smartphone is smart again!)
  • Prepaid SIM card. No surprises in costs.

The year 2014 will see the world’s leading international SIM card provider at B2B and B2C shows in 5 continents to further expand its user base

Top Connect’s TravelSim (www.travelsim.com), the world’s leading international pre-paid communications service, will exhibit and attend more than a dozen global B2B and B2C events throughout 2014 to engage with potential distributors and grow its user base to five million travellers. [more…]

TravelSim’s user base saved over $200 million in 2013 in calling and data download charges

by Will Corry on January 22, 2014

Top Connect’s TravelSim, the world’s leading international pre-paid communications service, today announced that its growing 3.5 million user base collectively saved over $200 million in calling and data download charges in 2013.

The figure compares TravelSim’s service with costs that would have been amassed if its user base had paid standard roaming charges from their local providers when travelling abroad.  http://www.travelsim.com/

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Guest Post : Mobile World Congress and the opportunity for mobile marketing / Michele Turner, Chief Product Officer, mBlox

by Will Corry on March 6, 2013

Michele Turner, Chief Product Officer, mBlox writes .. It’s my 4th Mobile World Congress this year and as always, it never fails to impress. Alongside a new location, we have also seen some incredibly exciting announcements which are set to rock the mobile marketing community. [more…]

Cisco CEO talks cloud opportunities – and threats (Video)

by Will Corry on May 3, 2012

The chief executive of Cisco took to the stage at this year’s Mobile World Congress to discuss the huge potential of the cloud opportunity, with the caveat that there will be losers as well as winners.

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SMS is still the king of messaging / New research from Acision

by Will Corry on February 27, 2012

Acision research shows SMS is still the king of messaging with half of UK smartphone users stating they would be lost without it

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