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How SMS became the trusted mode of customer communications
About 90 percent of text messages are read within three minutes of receipt and we’re seven times more likely to respond to a text than an email.
Soprano Design to launch new digital and social channels
Cloud-based enterprise messaging solutions provider Soprano Design has announced new interactive digital channels designed to couple enterprise and social messaging platforms.
Extreme phishing: The rise of SMS scams & SMiShing around the globe
Like phishing, SMiShing are scams that encourage users to urgently click on a link or respond directly with their personal and sensitive details.
Surging demand among businesses for more interactive enterprise messaging
Ovum’s survey explored the rapidly-evolving business-to-consumer communications market with some interesting findings.
Technology can help schools communicate in an emergency
Technology can help educators meet standard operating procedures swiftly and effectively, cutting down response times.
New Student Management System helps NMIT serve students
"We wanted to ensure that the business is meeting global standards for education, and with Tribal’s help, we’re delivering exactly that."
Fake myGov email & SMS scam asks for pics of passports, driver licences
Security watchdog Stay Safe Online has issued a critical alert to Australians, warning them of a fake email and SMS scam purporting to be from myGov.
To speed up crisis response - just get texting, says Soprano
“Corporate demands today for fast, direct and interactive communications with staff and stakeholders in multiple locations is escalating by the week.”
Proofpoint discovers SMS phishing app targeting Chinese language users
A mobile malware masquerading as a point-of-sale management app is targeting users in China & Mandarin-speaking regions, Proofpoint recently reported.
Mission complete: CLX Communications fully aquires Mblox
CLX communications acquired Mblox in May of this year, but it was only two days ago that it gained access to 100% of the shares it has in the company.
New SMS channel launched by Zendesk
A new offering allows businesses to connect via SMS to effectively communicate with increasingly mobile customers.
Sophisticated SMS cyber attack targets Australian banking customers
A persistent and sophisticated SMS phishing campaign is currently targeting mobile banking customers in both Australia and New Zealand.
Mobile and online messaging traffic skyrockets
Mobile and online messaging traffic will reach 160 trillion per annum by 2019. This is up from 94.2 trillion this year and equals 438bn daily.
Android App Review: EndlessJabber SMS
EndlessJabber is a service that lets you text from your computer or tablet. It synchs them with your phone and uses your current Android phone number – but on your computer.
Why connectivity is no longer enough for growth seeking telcos…
"Mobile operators need to form the right partnerships and train their salesforce to be able to sell mobile solutions to different verticals instead of just selling connectivity."
Smartphone msg app to lose operators $54bn by 2016
SMS revenues to take a hit within three years due to the increasing popularity of social messaging services on smartphones.