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Jan 27, 2017

Going Global

Make Way for the Workforce Revolution

Dan Banu

With a rapidly evolving marketplace and a changing economic climate, it’s time organizations take the plunge and embrace a global workforce. Global is the new local.

Dec 08, 2016

Call Your Loved Ones This Holiday Season

The 5 Best Free International Calling Apps

Nisha Katti

Ah, the holidays are upon us once more. This is the time when we start to feel how far away our loved ones are. Many of us live in different cities, states, or even countries from our friends and family.

Dec 06, 2016

Predicting the FCC’s Path Forward Under President-Elect Donald Trump:

9 Areas of Communications Law Policy Likely to Undergo Material Changes under a Trump FCC

Jonathan Marashlian

President-elect Donald J. Trump will become the 45th President of the United States of America on January 20, 2017. Many in the tech, media and telecom industry remain uncertain about what to expect from the Federal Communications Commission under the Trump administration.

Aug 19, 2016

tppEXPO 2016 Conference Overview:

Getting Ready for the Future of Prepaid Wireless and Services

Ben Jackson

Seeing into the future was the goal of this year’s Prepaid Press Expo. Speakers covered topics that showed where the prepaid wireless industry is today, where it is going in the future, and how companies can be prepared for the future that is coming.

Aug 12, 2016

Unlocked Phones:

Three Key Market Growth Drivers in the US

Ciara Spevacek

In the last few years, the mobile telecommunications industry has seen significant growth in the unlocked phones space, driven by factors like the government signing a cell phone unlocking bill into law and carriers like T-Mobile educating customers on unlocked phones.

Jun 28, 2016

Today's Mobile Wallet

Michel Poignant

People are confusing what a mobile wallet is and have now assigned the meaning to a mobile wallet to be the used to store a card and pay a merchant. What we define as a real need for the consumer is to have a stored value account that can be managed exclusively from your phone or from a phone and offering all of the services that customer like the unbaked do not have access to today.

Nov 24, 2015

Kiosks Deployed to Provide Prepaid Products

Reliable Platforms Can Generate Revenue

Arlene Hauben

Self-serve kiosks can be powerful tools for the “convenience markets” and for the prepaid market, specifically the unbanked and underserved, who make up about 28.3 percent of all households, according to federal studies.

Nov 04, 2015

Driving Brand Loyalty

What it Takes to Keep Customers

Arlene Hauben

Given the intense competition in the wireless industry and scant new growth, loyalty and customer retention are major problems for postpaid and prepaid service providers, both traditional and MVNOs. Keeping your customers happy requires knowledge of your market and staying on top of what the competition is doing. So let’s see what’s happening in prepaid.

Oct 21, 2015

Wireless Industry Continues to Evolve

Prepaid/No Contract a Favorite Consumer Choice

Arlene Hauben

In the days when no contract wireless was still called prepaid, service providers struggled to gain acceptance of their plans and products. Some people referred to the prepaid phone as the “product of thieves.” Gradually, prepaid became exciting – was reinvented as “no contract” and went mainstream as recession-hit consumers became value-conscious.

Sep 10, 2015

Green Dot’s GoBank Adventure

Alok Deshpande on the Convergence of Banking and Mobile

Ed McKinley

Perhaps it should come as no surprise that Green Dot Corp. has moved beyond the de facto banking functions of prepaid cards into a more full-fledged mobile banking service called GoBank.

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