Category Archives: Microsoft

Webinar: App store carrier billing users spend more across all operator services

Leading industry players in the app store ecosystem took part in the recent Bango webinar hosted by the Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF), discussing: Does offering carrier billing for third party services cannibalizes operator revenues from traditional services How carrier billing … Continue reading

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Carrier billing – Microsoft’s standard way to pay worldwide

Carrier billing is coming to all Windows 10 devices including PC’s, tablets and smartphones Purchase uplift from carrier billing far exceeds Microsoft’s prediction of 8x Mobile operators will effectively become the payment processors for Microsoft’s massive, established software markets The … Continue reading

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Has the fastest growing smartphone platform just lost the tablet game?

With Gartner forecasting that the tablet market is set to grow from 63.6 million sales in 2011 to 326.3 million by the end of 2015, it comes as a bit of a surprise that Asustek, Acer and Dell all announce … Continue reading

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Nokia / Microsoft and “the battle of the platforms”

It’s the last day of MWC and the news of Nokia and Microsoft’s partnership is still grabbing headlines. The keynote by Steve Ballmer’s and Nokia’s CEO, Stephen Elop was one of the key highlights of this year’s show. We heard … Continue reading

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The Kin is dead, long live the Kin!

In one simple, but brave move Microsoft has shown signs of being back on track with their mobile strategy. By killing the Kin they can now concentrate on getting one focused mobile platform to market. If we look to Apple it … Continue reading

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