The European Parliament’s Industry, Research and Energy Committee says it wants to see wholesale roaming service suppliers cutting prices below the EU price cap. It’s approved legislation that would allow consumers to buy roaming services separately from their ‘home’ mobile service.
The new rules would also set limits on retail data roaming charges and would further reduce roaming price caps for calls and SMS text messages.
UK mobile phone recycling business Mazuma Mobile has announced a partnership deal with BlackBelt SmartPhone Defence.
The two companies are working together to find secure and effective ways to completely wipe old information from recycled devices.
Apple says more than 25 billion apps have now been downloaded from its App Store.
The 25 billionth app was downloaded from China by Chunli Fu, who will receive a $10,000 iTunes Gift Card as a reward.
The GSMA made a series of announcements about Rich Communication Services at last week’s Mobile World Congress, including the creation of a new consumer-facing brand called joyn.
Rich Communication Services - also referred to as Rich Communication Suite, Rich Communications and RCS - refers to a combination of voice and messaging services. For example, a customer could share photos or documents while making a voice call.
Microsoft and Good Technology have announced a partnership that’ll enable businesses to use the Good for Enterprise security solution on Windows Phone devices. It means that organisations can protect corporate data and email messages when staff use Windows Phone handsets.
Good has also announced a separate partnership with Nokia for its Windows Phone ‘Lumia’ devices.