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Celcom has 13.3 million subscribers, 70% of its smartphones users on Android

At its 1st quarter 2014 financial briefing on Wednesday, Celcom Axiata Berhad said that its “continuous segmental acquisition drive to strengthen its connection with its customers” has resulted in the 2% increase of its subscriber base to 13.3 million. As of Q1 2014, the Telco has 10,363 (million) prepaid subscribers and 2,926 (million) postpaid subscribers. Average revenue per user (ARPU) for postpaid ...

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WeChat gets TRUSTe Certification for Privacy & Security

WeChat, a mobile social communication application for smartphones, announced that its website and mobile apps have been certified by TRUSTe, a leading global Data Privacy Management (DPM) company that provides privacy assessments, certifications, monitoring tools, and compliance controls. The certification covers WeChat in five different mobile operating systems (Android, BlackBerry, iOS, Symbian and Windows Phone).

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The 10 Hot Consumer Trends in 2014

With 2013 coming to an end, Ericsson ConsumerLab has identified the hottest consumer trends for 2014 and beyond. For more than 15 years, ConsumerLab has conducted research to explore people’s values, behaviors and ways of using ICT products and services. The 10 Hot Consumer Trends in 2014, according to Ericsson below:

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RIM now one of the top 5 phone makers in the world

In the first quarter of 2010, a total of 294.9 million units were shipped – a 21.7% increase over the 242.4 million units of the previous year’s initial quarter. Top Five Mobile Phone Vendors Research In Motion makes its first appearance among the top five vendors worldwide, with total shipments surpassing those of Motorola by nearly 2 million units. Research ...

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I want a WiMAX Smartphone

Doesn’t sound familiar? That’s right, I want a WiMAX smartphone or a mobile internet smartphone which does not offer the standard voice call over 2G/3G networks. Why?

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Android has more growth than iPhone

According to comScore, smartphone usage in the US is up 18 percent in the latest quarter. 42.7 million people in the U.S. owned smartphones in an average month during the November 2009 to January 2010 period. While Google’s Android OS sits in fourth place behind RIM, Apple, and Microsoft, it’s the only one registering the largest market share gains of ...

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Smartphones put the moves on social networking

Mobile social networking ruled on Saturday as the techno-hip at South By South West (SXSW) used location-based services on smartphones to track down everything from panels to parties. Foursquare and Gowalla dueled for supremacy here while fresh rivals such as Tweetsii and Toodalu vowed to eclipse them. FourSquare and Gowalla launched last year at SXSW, a renowned gathering of musicians, ...

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100 million Symbian smartphones shipped

Symbian “Hitting the 100 million mark with over 100 different models currently shipping from 10 leading handset vendors is a phenomenal achievement for Symbian and a strong indication that more and more people are embracing the smartphone lifestyle. However, we are still at the beginning of a technology revolution that will change peoples’ lives profoundly,” said Nigel Clifford, CEO, Symbian.

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