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Press Releases

Ovum: Developed Asia trumps Europe in the world’s first integrated fixed and mobile fast broadband development index

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Norway is the only major European country to make it into the top 10 global markets in the Broadband Development Index*, a new service launched by global technology research and advisory firm Ovum to track the take-up of high-speed fixed and mobile broadband services in 191 countries. The Asian markets of South Korea, Singapore, Hong […]

Analyst View: Yahoo gets serious about mobile messaging apps

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Internet giant Yahoo is deepening its focus on the mobile messaging market, reportedly acting as lead investor in an upcoming funding round for Snapchat, which will value the self-destructing messaging app provider at about $10bn. Earlier this year, Yahoo acquired Blink, a self-destructing messaging app start-up that offers a similar service to Snapchat, and earlier […]

Analyst View: Zapp bags big retail brands for push on UK m-payments market

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Eden Zoller, Principal Analyst, Consumer, Ovum Zapp is building up impressive support across the payments ecosystem in readiness for the launch of its m-payments service in the UK next year, starting with financial institutions and now adding retailers to the mix. The retail line-up includes high street brands with heavy footfall like Asda and Sainsbury’s […]

Analyst View: Facebook closes WhatsApp acquisition; look out for VoIP and more MVNO-type deals

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Social networking giant Facebook has swiftly closed its $19bn acquisition of WhatsApp, days after receiving approval for the deal from the European Commission. EC approval was a significant hurdle for the merger, which received approval from the US Federal Trade Commission more than six months ago. The completion of the deal means that Facebook and […]