Tablet app revenue to surpass smartphones by 2018

Tablets will account for 35 per cent of revenue generated by mobile apps in 2013 and will surpass smartphones by 2018, according to ABI Research. The firm

Ofcom considers bill shock legislation

Following its review into the causes of bill shock, UK regulator Ofcom has set out an action plan to tackle the problem. The regulator said it will work with the mobile industry on a series of measures to address the main issues identified by the review and if these do not sufficiently reduce damage caused to consumers, Ofcom warned it would consider mandatory options to tackle the problem.

Weve picks Logic Group for loyalty pilot

UK m-commerce venture Weve has picked the Logic Group to design and build a loyalty and coupon pilot to launch later this year. The UK vendor will build the central database to support Weve

Ericsson wins African managed services deal

Swedish infrastructure vendor Ericsson has secured a five-year deal to manage mobile networks across Africa. The firm has signed a managed services contract with Atlantique Telecom, part of the UAE-headquartered Etisalat Group, for the operator

HTC One delays hit, as Galaxy S4 release nears

HTC is reportedly facing issues bringing its recently-announced flagship One smartphone to consumers, shrinking its window of opportunity before commercial availability of Samsung

Report: no buyers for ST-Ericsson

Ericsson and STMicroelectronics are struggling to find buyers for their beleaguered ST-Ericsson joint venture. According to Bloomberg, citing unnamed sources, the two companies have been trying to sell the wireless chip business for three months. Samsung Electronics was among the …