Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: MobilityMobile data roaming revenues will grow by 21% per year between 2012 and 2017, reaching over $35 billion in 2017, driven by an increasing number of active data roamers using data services while abroad.
Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: MobilityA report from Juniper Research says revenues generated from mobile roaming at more than US$80 billion by 2017, compared to US$46 billion this year. These revenues will largely be driven by increasing data usage, despite a reduction in roaming charges.
Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: MobilityPyramid Research predicts LTE-capable handsets will comprise 20.7% of all mobile phone handset sales worldwide by 2017. The figure will be much higher in developed markets.
Written by: Peter Dinham | Published in: MarketThe St George Banking Group has unveiled its latest innovations in mobile banking services with the launch of new features to its mobile banking app and online banking services which it says now allows customers to open a savings or transaction account via their smartphone in just 60 seconds and start using the account immediately.
Featured | Written by: Peter Dinham | Published in: MarketThe St George Bank says it is seeing an “unprecedented demand” from its customers wanting to do as much of their banking as possible on their smartphones, and that more than 60,000 of its 400,000 mobile banking customers are already only using their smartphone to do their banking.
Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: Government Tech PolicyWith its booming mobile phone industry set to reach a billion subscribers next year, India will soon run out of phone numbers, reports the Times of India.