Orange UK has announced the launch of Secure Mobility from Orange, an end-to-end security solution that lets businesses manage company data on tablets and smartphones.
The service, which can be used on company phones and on employees’ own handsets, combines Orange’s Mobile Device Management and its Data VPN.
Figures from ABI Research predict that worldwide smartphone sales will overtake sales of all other ‘non-smart’ mobile phones by 2016.
It also expects the total number of handset shipments to increase by 29% in the next four years, from 1.7 billion in 2012 to 2.2 billion in 2016.
O2 UK has announced a new tariff called On & On.
Prices start from £26 a month for unlimited calls to mobiles and landlines in the UK plus unlimited text messages to UK-based numbers. The deal also includes 1GB of data that can be used in any way, including tethering and streaming.
Hutchison Whampoa, the company behind the Three UK mobile network (and many other businesses), has published its annual results.
The 3 Group of mobile networks worldwide reported total revenue of HK$74,288 million, up 16%, and a 7% increase in 3G customers to 31.6 million worldwide.
Research In Motion, the company behind BlackBerry mobile devices, has reported its fourth quarter results for the financial year that ended on 3rd March 2012.
During the quarter, it shipped approximately 11.1 million BlackBerry smartphones and over 500,000 BlackBerry PlayBook tablets.