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71% of companies consider digital as a growth engine

Are SMEs aware of the impact of digital on their growth? The second “Growth and digital” barometer of the Acsel and Ipsos, tries to demonstrate this correlation and to make companies aware of the digital issue. 606 companies with 10 to 4999 employees were interviewed to understand their expectations. 2.5 times more likely to have stable growth 71% of companies…

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Premium Smartphones Account for 80% of Global Handset Profits

Mobile handsets above wholesale ASP US$400 contributed to almost 80% of the mobile handset industry profits. For Samsung the same metric was 66% and for Apple 96%. According to Counterpoint Research Market Monitor tracker, the global mobile handset profit pool declined 10% YoY during Q2 2017. The main reasons were, an increase in the mix of cheaper iPhone models, growth…

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Vodacom’s Network Is The Market Leader – Latest Speedtest Data From Ookla

Vodacom has entrenched its network leadership position in South Africa yet again. According to Q3 performance data from Speedtest® by Ookla®, Vodacom has the “Best Network” and “Best 4G Network” among all major mobile network providers across the country. From a regional point of view, Vodacom won all regional “Best Network” claims with the exception of KwaZulu-Natal and Western Cape…

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Tesla’s Time Machine ligths up Vienna

M:tel Austria, the most recent member of the Telekom Srbija group, has allowed the citizens and visitors of Vienna to see an unusual multimedia screening dedicated to the great scientist and ingenious innovator Nikola Tesla, without whose inventions the contemporary way of life would be unimaginable. A skillful young artist, Dušan Jovović, used the facade of the Technical University in…

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4ka to agree on 3G roaming with Orange Slovakia

Swan Mobile, operating under the brand 4ka, is negotiating on national roaming on Orange Slovakia‘s 3G network, according to the findings of Zive.sk. 4ka is buildings its own 2G and LTE network, covering currently 70 percent of the population, but it does not plan to build a 3G network. READ MORE: O2 Slovakia extends testing of national roaming with Orange The fourth…

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After roaming: lower prices for international phone calls?

MEPs want cheaper international calls within the EU and give governments the ability to issue general warnings using phones as part of a telecom reform. Prices for phone calls have been falling steadily over the past two decades, but when it comes to phone calls to other EU countries they continue to be high. However, the situation might change as…

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Vodafone Czech Republic introduces Vodafone Pass zero-rated packages

Vodafone Czech Republic has introduced four new zero-rated extra data packages called Vodafone Pass for selected applications, use of which is not deducted from the universal data package. From 05 October, the operator offers Chat Pass for chat applications and Social Pass for social networks and from 15 November, it will add Video Pass and Music Pass. Zero rating applies…

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