Opinion

Is Google for liberty or taking liberties?

Is Google for liberty or taking liberties?

Written by on July 7, 2015 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments
A new study conducted by Michael Luca of Harvard Business School and Tim Wu of Columbia Law School (Mr. Net Neutrality) claims that Google is taking liberties with its search ... Read More
Operators – emulate Digital Service Providers (DSPs) or lose

Operators – emulate Digital Service Providers (DSPs) or lose

Written by on July 7, 2015 in Opinion with 0 Comments
With mobile phone users checking phones 1,500 times each week and using them for three hours and 16 minutes every day you would think that operators would be good at ... Read More
Need monetization ideas – think loyalty and tokens

Need monetization ideas – think loyalty and tokens

Written by on July 6, 2015 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments
I’ve been talking about Sponsored Data as a business model a lot lately – and I’ve largely focused on zero-rating, or iterations of that model, as an approach because it’s ... Read More
Guess who is winning in the advertising arena?

Guess who is winning in the advertising arena?

Written by on July 6, 2015 in Opinion with 0 Comments
We might think that the communications arena is changing fast. We might think that banking is undergoing the biggest disruption in its existence. We might wonder at the sheer scale ... Read More
Why I hate taking taxis and love my Uber!

Why I hate taking taxis and love my Uber!

Written by on July 3, 2015 in Opinion with 5 Comments
It never ceases to amaze me how emotive people become when they realise that change for the better, in a community sense, may not be better for them. I can ... Read More
Apple wants your head, Google wants your mind

Apple wants your head, Google wants your mind

Written by on July 3, 2015 in Opinion with 0 Comments
It is tempting to think of the payments arena as a war zone, as giants Apple and Google ‘fight it out.’ And certainly there is a major struggle for market ... Read More
I think I may be addicted to OTT services!

I think I may be addicted to OTT services!

Written by on July 2, 2015 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments
A year ago, I didn’t have WeChat or WhatsApp on my phone. Now, I can’t manage without them. Mobile phones are invaluable but intrusive. Instant-messaging clients and SMS have been ... Read More
Protecting personal information – with a smile

Protecting personal information – with a smile

Written by on July 2, 2015 in Opinion with 2 Comments
The subject of security is top of the agenda. Almost every day – let’s face it every day – we hear stories of cyber criminals getting into hugely sensitive systems ... Read More
Regulator investigates Vodafone for billing inaccuracy

Regulator investigates Vodafone for billing inaccuracy

Written by on July 1, 2015 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments
Ofcom, the UK communications regulator, has announced an ‘own-initiative investigation’ into Vodafone’s compliance with regulations relating to billing accuracy and complaints handling. Details are scarce, but the regulator’s official announcement ... Read More
Deja vue – roaming charges here til 2017

Deja vue – roaming charges here til 2017

Written by on July 1, 2015 in Opinion with 0 Comments
It almost seems like starting again. For a couple of years we watched (at some points, with a certain glee) as Commissioner Neelie Kroes announced the end of roaming charges. ... Read More
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