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Belgium adopts new rules on employee mobile costs

New rules on compensation for business mobile phones will take effect from January in Belgium. Following the publication of the official decree, business users group Beltug said it was pleased with the changes, which should make it more attractive for businesses to offer employees smartphones, tablets and subscriptions. To date, most have relied on staff using their personal devices. READ…

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How to stay online everywhere and anytime?

In a very short time frame we’ve all become constantly connected, constantly online, able to get our internet fix anytime, anywhere… For business travelers, who dip in and out of countries on short trips several times a year, choosing between local SIM or international SIM cards or some other solution could be a sensible choice. And we all know that there is…

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Hondurans spend 10% of income on mobile data

Honduran consumers use up nearly 10 percent of their average monthly income on 1GB of mobile data, according to a study from the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) cited by local daily La Prensa. The study places Honduras 15th in a ranking of 16 Latin American and Caribbean countries, ahead of Nicaragua, with Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica and…

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Telecom operators revenues in international roaming, voice calls and short-messaging services have evaporated

To survive in the era of technology disruption, Singtel in recent years has shifted its growth strategy from investing in overseas telecom companies to expanding its digital businesses. Singtel reported on Thursday that its net profit for the quarter ended September nearly tripled to 2.88 billion Singapore dollars ($2.12 billion) from the same period a year earlier, its highest quarterly…

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An average subscriber may consume as much as 18GB of data per month in 2021

Forecast Shows Data Traffic Could Rise Sevenfold to 2021 The average UK mobile subscriber could devour as much as 18GB of data per month in 2021, according to our latest UK mobile operator forecast, published yesterday. As consumers’ appetite for content shows little sign of relenting, this would represent a massive sevenfold hike from the current average of 2.5GB per…

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Tele2 Russia starts cooperation with AliExpress

Mobile operator Tele2 Russia has started opening points at its shops for goods purchased on the AliExpress online shop, reports Tdaily.ru. The operator cooperates with the company PickPoint on the issue, details of the cooperation haven’t been disclosed.  At the issuing points, small-size, prepaid goods can be collected, which will make it possible to do without large warehouses and receiving…

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Most Effective Email Closings

The folks who make the Boomerang app looked at email closings in more than 350,000 email threads, and found that certain email closings deliver higher response rates than others. The dataset consisted of messages from mailing list archives of over twenty different online communities. READ MORE: Did you know that more than half of all emails are read on a smartphone? The eight…

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Sales Reps Spend Only 37% of Time Selling According to Research

Sales representatives need to make much better use of their time, concludes a new report from InsideSales.com Labs, a division of sales acceleration SaaS software leader InsideSales.com. The Time Management for Sales study, based on responses from nearly 200 sales reps including a dozen in-depth interviews, provides a closer look at the way inside and outside sales representatives are currently spending their…

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