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Turkcell created Lifecell: brand which will eliminate plans consisting of minutes and SMS

Following the launch of the LTE-Advanced technology in Turkey last year, users, especially young users, began to more broadly use Internet to meet all of their communication needs. Turkcell created Lifecell as Turkey’s new digital brand to meet all of its customers’ communication needs, including calls, entirely over the Internet. Offering advantages of the endless digital world, Lifecell will eliminate…

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Twyla solves the challenges of enterprise chatbots

The average time that customers are willing to wait for a customer support agent is two minutes, with impatient Americans at less than one minute, and some Germans accepting up to three minutes of horrible holding music Unsurprisingly, the so-called Millennial generation is less patient than its older counterparts and also much more accepting of artificially intelligent chat technology. So,…

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Simyo introduces three new one-off bundles

Orange’s low-cost Spanish MVNO Simyo has announced the launch of three new one-off bundles for use over one day, one week or 15 days. Customers who require time-limited data or additional data on top of their allowance can now acquire a 1GB special bundle for use in one day for EUR 1, a 7GB bundle for use in one week…

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Vipnet introduces new bundled fixed-mobile offer

Croatian operator Vipnet has refreshed its range of offers, introducing discounts and extras for customers who bundle fixed and mobile services from the operator. The new Sve fixed-mobile packages follow the operator’s takeover of the fixed operator Metronet. The internet packages offer a basic speed of 70 Mbps on the cable and fibre networks and 20 Mbps on xDSL. The speed can…

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Costa Rica lifts price controls in mobile market

Costa Rica’s Superintendency of Telecommunications (Sutel) has declared that the country’s mobile market is now considered competitive following a public consultation on its proposal to remove price regulations. The announcement of effective competition means that operators will now be able to offer new packages, plans, bundles, promotions and discounts to attract new customers, said the watchdog, adding that it will continue to…

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Deutsche Telekom launches POS package for retail businesses

Deutsche Telekom introduced a new package for retailers called MagentaBusiness POS The pack comes with the EnforeDasher point-of-sale terminal with integrated cash register system, the EnforePaypad device for accepting card payments and the EnforePOS software developed for specific retail branches. Telekom said the package can support a business from inventory management to invoicing and customer loyalty. The package also comes…

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Malware detection service for M1 mobile users

M1’s Mobile Guard service takes the hassle out of users’ hands by monitoring threats at the network level so users need not activate the anti-malware app until a threat is found  A new service by M1, a first by a local telco, promises to alert customers within 30 seconds of malware infecting their mobile phones. Available from Tuesday (Sept 26), M1’s…

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Magyar Telekom offers 3 GB free for 3 days

Hungarian operator Magyar Telekom is giving away 3 GB of data free for 3 days to all Domino customers until 29 September. The goal of the special offer is to enable Domino customers to enjoy the freedom of using mobile internet services as now prepaid customers may also have access to big data packages at affordable prices. Based on increased…

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Virgin Mobile Poland introduces offer for small businesses

Poland‘s biggest MVNO, Virgin Mobile, which so far has been offering services only to individual customers, has come out with an offer for small businesses. The operator has introduced three single-Sim options, priced at PLN 19, PLN 29 or PLN 39 per month with 3 GB, 8 GB and 15 GB data, all of them with unlimited minutes and SMS. Small business…

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Global Vodafone Survey Shows Strong Cyber Security Helps Businesses To Grow

A new cyber security report from Vodafone, Cyber Security: The Innovation Accelerator, highlights a strong link between how cyber security is used and business success, with 86 per cent of high-growth companies[1] seeing information security as an enabler of new business opportunities, rather than simply a means of defence. The research showed a number of perceived benefits that strong cyber security…

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