Acision Hails Enduring Appeal of SMS

Last week’s Ofcom Market Communications Report highlighted the exponential growth of mobile data services. But as mobile data specialist Acision points out, a more intriguing (and overlooked) statistic to emerge from the report was the sustained growth of SMS.

Synchronica Launches MediaTek Toolkit

Brinkschulte: “Device manufacturers focusing on end-to-end solutions for mass-market phones” Synchronica has launched the Mobile Gateway MediaTek Toolkit for device manufacturers using MediaTek chipsets. The toolkit provides a complete set of technical and commercial resources that enables device manufacturers to add advanced messaging services to their mass-market handsets.

Safaricom Deploys NSN Data Solution

Kenyan operator Safaricom is deploying Nokia Siemens Networks’ (NSN) Subscriber Data Management (SDM) platform to pull together subscriber data that currently resides on multiple databases. The platform will enable Safaricom to gain better insight into the needs and likes of its customers and offer targeted services. The deployment is part of Safaricom’s transition to an all-IP network.