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With the proliferation of the internet population, the number of smartphone users is increasing by the minute. This means more and more people are using smart devices for getting things done. Chances are all your competitors would now have a mobile app to serve their customers/clients. This is the fact of running a business in Bangkok and anywhere else in the world. You must have a highly engaging mobile app to beat the competition.

UK's best and worst cities for 4G mobile coverage revealed

BBC News

Middlesbrough is the best city in the UK to get mobile 4G coverage while Bournemouth is the worst, says a report. Consumer group Which? and analyst OpenSignal measured data from mobile phones across 20 cities in the UK. They say "critical" reforms are needed to provide a better service for customers. Ofcom said its rules meant "virtually all" UK premises would have to receive a 4G signal by the end of the year. The OpenSignal study analysed more than 500m data readings from mobile phones taken from more than 30,000 users between December 1 2016 and February 28 via an app.

Mobile & post-mobile trends 2017


What are the key trends you see going into 2017? Please answer each question with just 1-3 sentences.

Mobile Money vs Mobile Banking


– This post was originally published on 26-August-2014 on Linkedin. Basic knowledge and introduction on mobile money and its critical success factors, attributes, key stake holders along with meaning were discussed in Mobile Money Basics (updated on 21-Dec-2014). People interested in the use of mobile phones for their payments, sending money to each other (P2P) or checking balance, often ask what is the difference between e-money, mobile money, mobile banking, mobile payments, mobile commerce etc. Most of the consumers who wants to use and even some who are already using these services are confused. As there are no universally accepted/defined definitions. This lack of uniformity does become critical at the regulatory level as well as when potential players are trying to have a meaningful conversation with each other.

LG's latest financials explain its shift in mobile strategy


Earlier this month, LG said that it would row back on its smartphone ambitions by abandoning an annual cycle of smartphone launches. Rather than releasing a flagship just because Samsung did, LG would only pump out a handset when it felt that it should. The report speculated that the move was in anticipation of more bad news for LG Mobile when its fourth-quarter financials were published. Now that the figures are out, it's clear that LG's patience for the division has worn thin, since it managed to lose $204.8 million in just three months.