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Case Study: Econet Wireless’s EcoCash

Econet Wireless wants EcoCash to make Zimbabwe the most advanced market for mobile money in Africa, and to make the country the most “cashless” society in the region.

Innovation Case Study: KDDI’s au Smart Pass

Through its au Smart Pass service, KDDI offers its subscribers a curated application store, which gives consumers unlimited access to relevant and high-quality applications.

Mobile Music: Targeting Casual Listeners in Emerging Markets

Operators have significant numbers of casual listeners among their music subscribers, and there is an opportunity to grow digital music and paid data traffic.

Case Study: Comviva’s Music Platform

Mahindra Comviva has helped its African telco clients take advantage of the growing digital music market through the development of ringback tone services, but there is larger opportunity if it can move mobile customers further up the music stack.

A Guide to the Future of Mobile Messaging

This report examines the likely development of messaging technologies and services from 2014 until 2025.

Innovation Case Study: Zon Iris

Since the 2011 launch of its next-generation, multi-device TV service, Iris, the Portuguese multiple system operator Zon TV Cabo has seen a steady rise in both triple-play adoption and paid value-added services (VAS) uptake.

Pay-TV Subscriptions and Revenue Forecast: 2013–18

This forecast tracks pay-TV household and revenue growth, providing historic (2011–12) and projected (2013–18) indicators across cable, satellite, DSL/FTTx, and digital terrestrial TV platforms.

Mobile World Congress 2014: A Roundup

As the mobile industry's largest annual event draws to a close, we provide our view on the most interesting announcements from MWC 2014.

Consumer Insights Snapshot: Mobile Commerce

This snapshot from Ovum’s latest Consumer Insights survey is focused on mobile commerce.

Personal Data and the Big Trust Opportunity

Big Trust is a positional strategy that builds trust with consumers by defending and growing their personal economy, and by enabling them to control and leverage their own personal data.