Tag: GSMA

NFC is here, and the future is bright

When it comes to NFC, it seems like we’re always talking about the future, but in reality, the future is already here. Most handset manufacturers have released or announced mobile devices containing NFC technology, and we saw just a few weeks ago that Visa attempted to make the 2012 London Olympics cashless with NFC. There […]

Smart cities in Asia are a necessity, not a luxury

In the third post of our blog series celebrating Mobile World Expo in Shanghai last week, we’re exploring the role that M2M communications has to play (and will continue to play) in the Asia Pacific region. In the near future, everyone will be dealing with enormous quantities of data from all areas of industry and […]

Mobile World Congress: and the winner is…

The biggest mobile phone conference in the world 2013 has drawn to a close. For those who were following our blog closely, you’ll have seen we were running a friendly competition to see which blogger’s Q&A could garner the most views. The questions these influential industry enthusiasts put to our experts ranged from NFC and […]

Who should you trust more: Social log-in services or your…

Social log-in services can be excellent time-saving tools and are a very convenient way to avoid the tedious process of online registration, filling in numerous forms and general password fatigue. So why are Facebook and Google’s versions of this tool not used more often? The answer’s simple; privacy is paramount to security, so why would […]

M2M Connectivity – Are the possibilities endless?

Mobile World Congress this year will once again have a Connected City experience provided by the GSMA. If you get a chance to explore this intelligent city of the future you’ll see how increasingly connected the world is becoming, how connected solutions will become part of everyday life, and how this technology is powering economic […]

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SMS innovation and dynamic mobile content drives mHealth initiatives in…

It’s unsurprising that the latest mobile health services, based on smartphones and the latest M2M technology, are making waves in the USA and Europe, changing the lives of people through remote health monitoring, digital pill reminders, and so on… but who would have thought that “mHealth” would reach Africa so quickly?! How? Instead of M2M […]