Orange, which was the world’s first mobile operator to launch HD voice calls, has made the first international end-to-end HD call between two mobile networks with different infrastructures.
Customers using compatible phones on the Orange networks in Moldova and Romania can now enjoy HD voice quality when making calls between the two countries.
This year, the revenue from mobile application testing tools will exceed $200 million (£125 million), according to a new report from ABI Research. About three-quarters of this comes from tools that enhance manual testing.
However, automated testing is expected to drive growth over the next few years, with app testing revenue approaching $800 million by the end of 2017.
A new research report from Berg Insight expects the number of mobile money users in emerging markets to grow from 61 million active users in 2011 to 381 million by 2017; a compound annual growth rate of 36%.
Meanwhile the total value of mobile money transactions is forecast to grow from $44 billion last year to $395 billion (£246 billion) in 2017, the equivalent of a 44% increase each year.