The market for mobile content is finally starting to take off after several years of unfulfilled promise. Worldwide revenue from mobile content-based services will amount to $8 billion this year, up…
Five years ago, when the Internet and telecommunications boom was approaching its zenith, and the global mobile market had 350 million subscribers, many analysts were predicting immediate take-off…
One of the main obstacles to developing the mobile content market has been the lack of effective digital rights management (DRM).
So far, deals struck between content owners and the mobile-phone industry have left analysts underwhelmed.
Creating partnerships between mobile operators and content providers was one of the key topics at this year's 3GSM World Congress which took place in Cannes in February.
After years of shrinking sales, music companies are paying rapt attention to the mobile market because it offers the prospect of much-needed new revenue streams.
Steve Largent has been the president and CEO of the Cellular Telecommunications and Internet Assn., a U.S.-based org that reps all aspects of the international wireless industry, since November. He…
Guy Laurence, marketing director for the Vodafone Group's global products and content services, was jointly responsible for the 2002 launch of the award-winning Vodafone live! package of multimedia…
CEO Neil Montefiore headed the 1997 launch of MobileOne, Singapore's second mobile telephone operator. He also led that same operation to positive net income in its first full year in business.
Mike Short oversees third-generation mobile data services at MMO2, formerly part of BT, which runs mobile networks in the U.K., Germany and Ireland under the brand O2.
Anssi Vanjoki is exec VP and G.M. of multimedia, Nokia Corp., responsible for developing mobile multimedia devices and content for Nokia subscribers.
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