Nokia has invested $70 million for a minority stake in the mobile payment technology company Obopay. This is another salvo in the ongoing battle being fought to control the mobile payments segment between banks, mobile networks, handset makers and start-ups.
19 April 2009
The recent deal between Nokia and Skype to pre-install Skype VOIP software in Nokia Smartphones promises to fundamentally change the traditional mobile industry business model of call-based revenue generation.
23 March 2009
The recent decision by the Indian government to allow Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) to offer mobile communication services to Indian customers provides a potential route for international players to enter the fast-growing Indian mobile market.
19 March 2009
Apple's multi-prong strategy, hatched in the tough times from 2001 to 2003, is now paying off handsomely. In those difficult days when revenues stayed stubbornly flat, and margins hovered around zero, Apple re-invented its core Mac range of computers, and launched the iPod and iTunes to become a...
31 March 2008