Independent telecoms analyst Ovum says the market for ‘no frills’ mobile virtual network operators will increase over the next five years. Tesco – which runs the Tesco Mobile MVNO - and other retailers will benefit as more and more people select their mobile service as they shop.
The latest Mobile Consumer Briefing report from the Mobile Marketing Association and Lightspeed Research has revealed that 31% of UK consumers felt they'd be more likely to respond to an advert that provided the option of responding by mobile phone. The figures were 24% for French consumers and 20% for Germans.
Technology company buys security company. First it was Intel and McAfee, now it's HP and ArcSight. The two companies have agreed that HP is going to acquire ArcSight in a deal wirth around $1.5 billion.
Virtual mobile network turned mobile media company Blyk has just finalised a 17 million Euro investment from a consortium of investors led by mobile venture capital firm Nexit.
Broadband test and measurement company Epitiro has been chosen by telecoms regulator Ofcom to analyse the performance of the UK’s mobile broadband services. It'll be using its ipQ ‘Consumer Experience’ measurement technology to monitor accessibility, reliability and throughput speeds.