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68% of global travellers still SWITCH roaming off

Starhome Mach is the global leader in mobile roaming services (or, to use the proper definition, inter-carrier network and clearing services). A huge number of operators use them to manage their roaming services. Therefore, via their Unity real-time analytics system, they are well positioned to offer aggregate anonymised data on how hundreds of millions of […]

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Operators Opinion

If an operator is charging users for Facebook roaming, should they pay a license fee?

This post ties rather neatly in with my previous one (Would you pay €2 to use Facebook on the beach?) regarding roaming. Now then, what happens if operators were to deploy these rather innovative plans such as the one mentioned above? It’s a topic I’ve been exploring whilst I’ve been on-site at MACH Insights 2011. […]

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Operators Services

Would you pay €2 to use Facebook on the beach?

So here’s a question for you. I’d like you to have a wee look at this video and see what you think of the concepts demonstrated. I came across it in the ‘Demo Lab’ area at MACH Insights 2011. It’s showing off a MACH product by the name of the Data Roaming Engine which enables […]

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Operators

Hello from MACH Insights 2011: The issue of the moment — Roaming

Hello from Berlin. That’s right! I’ve been traversing the Globe. On Friday I was in San Diego with Qualcomm and on Sunday I arrived into Berlin for the MACH Insights 2011 event for a fascinating look at the world of mobile roaming and billing. Roaming is, as regular readers know, a subject close to my […]

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Guy Sochovsky joins MACH as CFO

Now then, I have been following MACH for years. Absolute years. I have to confess I have a passing awareness of the company’s position in the value chain — I’ve been getting the press releases for a long time — and I think I’ve met one or two executives in years gone by. They’re doing […]