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Significantly expands Vodafone’s presence in the Middle East and provides Zain with greater access to Vodafone’s global footprint
September 3rd 2012. Vodafone Group and Zain Group have jointly announced a Partner Market agreement that will significantly expand Vodafone’s Partner Market presence in the Middle East and provide Zain customers with greater support in Vodafone’s global footprint. Under the non-equity partnership agreement, Vodafone will work with Zain companies in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Jordan and Iraq to provide customers with high quality communications services. Continue reading
Review: Interesting but not actually the first solar-powered phone in India. What’s interesting is the emerging strategic possibility that Vodafone may be looking to differentiate themselves (and capture more wallet-share) with phone hardware Continue reading
Rating: The trick is in having good free content, too
In the commercial world it’s all a question of supply and demand and in the case of mobile content, arvato mobile reckons it is supply that demand. And with over half a million paid downloads of apps and mobile games per month, the company reckons it amply supplying the demand for paid content on mobile. Continue reading
Nokia has partnered with another mobile payments firm. Three major companies have joined in Africa for a major mobile payment trial. Ericsson is pushing SMS as the medium for micro-payments for content producers… and more.
It has been a while since I’ve done a mobile money round-up, so I crammed seven stories into this one. We’ve got pieces about T-Mobile, Starbucks, Blackberry, US Bank and more. Enjoy! Continue reading
There are plenty of juicy stories today about mobile operators around the world. Indian operators look ready to storm Africa, the FCC is asking questions about exactly how AT&T and Verizon come up with their price plans, and 8 people are being charged with massive fraud based on stolen data from T-Mobile and AT&T Continue reading
It was revealed yesterday that three companies were in talks with African mobile operator Zain. At the time, it was mentioned that one of these was an Indian company. Today, that company has been revealed as Reliance Communications. But what does that mean for the deal? Continue reading
Here are three mobile money stories that caught our eye during the day. African operator Zain is further pushing it’s mobile payment capabilities with TV provider Multichoice; US-based Encore is enabling credit card payments for merchants over the iPhone; and a new service from Masabi and Mi-Pay aims to use mobiles to replace banks in poorer areas of Africa. Continue reading
Here’s a quick look at the mobile money stories from around the world this morning. We’ve got a new mobile payment service in Kosovo; good news for African service Zain and mobile banking stats from comScore. Also: mobile payment service M-CodeOne has branched into anti-crime. Continue reading
It has been a good start to the week for mobile banking. Over the weekend, huge African mobile network Zain announced a mobile money transfer service. And this morning, Lloyds TSB announced an update for it’s existing mobile banking service. Continue reading
While “managed services” contracts have been becoming more common in Europe over the last months, todays announcement of a contract between Ericsson and Zain Africa is the first such deal in Africa. Analysts are saying that this new deal is the final proof that managed services is a sustainable business model.
So what is a managed [...]
8% of subscriber base subscribes to Ringback Tones within one month of launch
Cape Town, 18th November, 2008 – Jinny Software, a leading supplier of personalised messaging and media processing platforms to mobile network operators, today announced that its Ringback Tone Server solution has driven a tremendous 10-day return-on-investment (ROI) for a Zain Group operator in [...]
Integrated Missed Call Notification and SMSC Functionality allows Zain to Handle Higher Volume Transmission
Dublin, 15th September, 2008 – Jinny Software, a leading supplier of personalised messaging and media processing platforms to mobile network operators, today announced that its Missed Call Notification (MCN) solution is live in Zain Jordan, part of the leading Middle East and [...]
Zain Group, the telecommunications mobile operator servicing over 50 million customers in 22 countries across the Middle East and Africa , today announced it has rebranded its entire African operations from Celtel to Zain. The move coincides with the linking of the world’s first borderless mobile service ‘One Network’ across two continents.
14 country operations across [...]