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Services

Video: Jeff Lawson, CEO/Co-Founder of Twilio

Late last year I managed to pop by the Twilio offices in San Francisco to meet with Jeff Lawson, the company’s rockstar CEO and co-founder. Twilio’s brilliance has been enabling anybody to use their telecoms infrastructure API to do almost anything you need with a telephone — and also with SMS. So, for example, if […]

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Operators

Telefonica’s €350m telecoms deal with Deutsche Post

I imagine that Deutsche Post’s CIO (or similar) sat back a little while ago and thought words to the effect of, “This really is a hassle. 84 different suppliers to manage my telecoms infrastructure. There’s gotta be a better way!” And, well, it seems there is. Telefonica — otherwise known to you and I as […]

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News

Look at how screwed up the telecoms industry is

Here, then, is a good example of how screwed up the telecoms industry is, here in the UK. I got a note through from PhonePayPlus about their ’emergency investigation’ into the practices of a company by the name of PremTel Limited. Here’s the PhonePayPlus overview: The service is charged at up to 50 pence per […]

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SME guide to buying telecoms now available

If you run a small or medium-sized business in the UK and are confused about how to get the best deal on your telecoms then help is at hand. The snappily titled ‘What To Look Out For And What To Watch Out For: Hints And Tips Guide To SME Telecoms & Mobile Procurement’ has now […]

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Motorola CEO hunt down to two?

Motorola’s struggling handset business could soon have a new head. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal quoting people familiar with the matter, negotiations are underway with two candidates and are currently at a sensitive stage. Of the two potential CEOs, the WSJ names one as a ‘telecoms exec’ but gives no more […]