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Why SMS/RCS Beats Apps for Brand Engagement

Operators are beginning to grasp the scale and potential of A2P (Application to Person) messaging revenues, and how advances in messaging technology will enable them to overcome the dominance of OTT messaging apps.  Juniper research forecasts that A2P messaging revenues will hit $50B globally by 2022.  With the right strategies in place, operators can dominate the A2P Messaging market and move their revenues in the right direction again.

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The Rise of Mobile Cybercrime: Be Aware. Be Secure.

Digital connections now play a central role in global socio-economic development, and mobile is the clear growth driver. These days, practically everything digital you want to do can be done on a mobile device. The mobile-centric world of consumer convenience, seamless interactions, and real-time services have brought with it trillions in revenue - and where there is money, fraud will surely follow. The threats are operating on a global scale so it’s no surprise that by 2019 cybercrime will be a $2.1 trillion problem.[1]

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WannaCry? Accelerated action will best serve telecoms carriers

In May 2015, Juniper published research entitled ‘The Future of Cybercrime & Security: Financial and Corporate Threats & Mitigation’ that predicted the cost of data breaches would quadruple from 2015, hitting a global cost of $2.1 trillion globally by 2019.

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Tackling Recurrent Threats to Commercial A2P Messaging Revenues

Not so long ago (October 2017) Bloomberg reported how new start-up SMSChain would enable consumers to sell unused capacity from their SMS allowance to enterprises that wanted to use SMS as a communication channel: $75 each month for 500 messages per day (approx. 0.5c per message), according to SMSChain.

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Preventing Subscription Fraud and SIM Swap Attempts with Real-Time Anti-Fraud Systems

The SIM swap problem is becoming a headache for businesses and for mobile operators but the issue is even more painful for the mobile subscribers. Each and every business is responsible to secure services provided to their consumers, and an efficient anti-fraud system that prevents subscription fraud or SIM swap attempts in real-time is feasible using supervised machine learning algorithms.
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The hottest topics in mobile tech everyone will be talking about at #MWC17

2016 was an amazing year for mobile, with Mobile World Congress 2016 acting as the Launchpad for more powerful phones than ever before. Alongside the unveiling of Samsung's Galaxy S7 and LG's G5 smart phone, we talked to smart robots, saw smart things and witnessed new technologies.