Google targets India’s lucrative mobile market

  • September 11th, 2018

With the mobile market in developed economies nearing saturation point, technology giants such as Google, Facebook and Amazon are turning to large and fast-growing markets in Asia and Africa. India is especially prized, simultaneously home to the second-largest number of smartphones in the world – more than 330m in circulation – and the world’s largest […]

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Ethio Telecom is now largest African mobile operator

  • March 28th, 2018
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Ethiopia's state owned telecommunications company Ethio Telecom, is now the continent's largest mobile operator. This is according to IT Web’s report that with over 57 million mobile subscribers as at November 2017, Ethio Telecom had beat MTN Nigeria to become Africa’s largest in terms of its mobile customer base. Ethio Telecom of Ethiopia is now […]

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Uber introduces tipping function for drivers in South Africa

  • March 28th, 2018

As of 27 March 2018, Uber revealed that riders in South Africa will be able to offer tips to their driver-partners. At the end of every trip, riders will now be able to issue a selected range of tipping to their driver-partner. This feature will also be available when ordering food from Uber Eats. Over […]

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Post-Brexit roaming charges blow to Business Travellers

  • March 26th, 2018

From The Independent The looming return of roaming charges after Brexit will cost business people visiting the EU up to £778 a month, new research shows. The fees for using international data within the EU – axed under a Brussels agreement last June – are set to be brought back after Theresa May announced the […]

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Free International Calls now available

  • March 16th, 2018
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NEW service! Use your 0870 inclusive minutes from your landline or your mobile to call 85 countries for FREE! Dial 08704949747 from BT, Virgin, Sky, Plusnet, Post Office, SSE, John Lewis, EE, Vodafone if you have inclusive minutes to 0870 numbers and make FREE International calls! Try it now! see our site for more info

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Our Worldwide Network Subscribers Index is Now Available

  • February 12th, 2014
Map showing Worldwide Network Subscribers

Behind the scenes at DialToSave we’ve been working on a Worldwide Network Subscribers interactive for the past 2 months, and it is finally live! You may have seen the link to it from our homepage but just to explain a bit about it – it’s unlike any other list of mobile phone subscribers you’ve seen […]

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SMS Revenues Decline For The First Time

  • January 15th, 2014
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A massive turning point in the history of mobile phones has be realised by research company Strategy Analytics, after they found that 2013 saw the first year-on-year revenue decrease for SMS and MMS services. The landscape of mobile phone usage has been changing for the past few years, with the emergence of services such as […]

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BlackBerry to be sold for $4.7b

  • September 25th, 2013
A dying BlackBerry

The mobile phone manufacturer owned by parent company RIM is to be sold after announcing that they expect to make a loss of just under $1b for the 2nd quarter of 2013 and will be restructuring the business, starting with an exodus of up to 40% of it’s current workforce. The company swooping in on […]

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BlackBerry eyeing potential sale

  • August 15th, 2013
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The mobile phone brand could be sold off as the Canadian company struggle to keep it afloat. With share prices dropping from $14.48 to $10.29 in just 24 hours recently, directors are beginning to view their options as to what can be done with the once popular business. BlackBerry were amongst the most purchased smartphones […]

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Looking at EU Apple

  • March 27th, 2013
Apple iPhone 4S

The EU are currently looking into the contracts imposed by Apple on the networks that sell their products. This has come about due to informal complaints made to the EU’s competition commissioner regarding the technology giant and how they conduct their business. It isn’t currently unknown which of the telecoms operators have voiced their concerns […]

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