Category Archives: off portal

Latest Wifi vs MNO stats show continued fast growth in Wifi use

Bango has just made available the latest data showing the share of web access from mobiles that comes through Wifi vs Mobile Operator networks. To download the full stats click on the link below: Bango WiFi Market Data 2 Q09 … Continue reading

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BLOOM-ing marvellous learning opportunities on mobile

When it comes to mobile learning, no one knows more about this than BLOOM, the Bite-sized Learning Opportunities on Mobiles project headed up by Tribal with input and support from Bango. “Mobile learning succeeds because its palm-sized micro-courses can fit … Continue reading

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Need help getting valuable insight into mobile advertising?

It’s always great to get your hands on free mobile web industry stats, isn’t it? So I was pleased to find a new monthly report compiled by Millennial Media with a whole range of mobile advertising data. It’s the first … Continue reading

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Payment experience on the Nokia Ovi store – where’s operator billing?

Like many, we eagerly awaited the new Nokia Ovi store to see what was available and how easy it was to buy paid-for apps. The store did seem to be packed with free apps, mostly in the entertainment genre which … Continue reading

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Could the Apple App Store overtake the Crazy Frog?

The Apple App Store seems to be on the same track as the Crazy Frog. Although Apple is very secretive, the App Store may be managing to achieve similar sales growth over its first year or so. While Apple’s sales are a tiny part of the overall multi-billion dollar mobile app and content market, since it is restricted to 20 million or so iPhones/iTouches it has captured the imagination of journalists and the technorati. It has re-invigorated interest in app stores among other phone makers and even breathed some life into operator portals. Continue reading

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Growth in Wifi usage continues but MNO connectivity soars!

Bango has released the latest data on the use of Wifi vs MNO connectivity by mobile phone users accessing the internet. Bango WiFi Market Data 1 Q09 While Wifi usage has continued to grow, a big surge in MNO traffic … Continue reading

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iPhone: Not the only game in town

I love the Apple iPhone. It’s done more than most to get people browsing the internet on their phones. As the CEO of a business focusses on helping companies capitalize on the mobile internet, this is great news. Apple’s PR … Continue reading

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The world’s in love with App Stores but how can you profit from them?

App Stores for mobile phones do seem to be flavor of the month, judging by the announcements at Mobile World Congress this week. But what does this mean for developers and content providers who want to get a slice of … Continue reading

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How best to track mobile sites and marketing campaigns

Mobile web analytics is all about the quality and accuracy of the information – being able to make the best decisions based on your unique visitors and their interactions with your mobile website and mobile marketing campaigns. It is important to use … Continue reading

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I saw what you did and know who you are

It’s not Big Brother, but with the launch of Bango Analytics this week, mobile website owners will now get a unique view on who their visitors are and what they are doing. Also it’ll provide valuable information on how mobile … Continue reading

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