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Will roaming end?

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Is this the end of roaming? For over 10 years, some telecom and roaming market professionals have been telling me that roaming is about to end. They comment on how 'EU IOTs would jeopardize the market, SS7 is obsolete, pricing erosions will drop all revenues, SMS product life was over, commoditization of services would deeply affect our industry' a...
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What does a developer do?

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I work at Comfone as a software developer and enjoy developing new features. One of my favourite things about my job is the opportunities it provides to work with many different technologies, and to learn new things. It can sometimes be challenging to understand what a customer needs, and learning to connect the business side with the IT is key to ...
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Hubbing and Clearing: A collaborative approach

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When Key2roam Hub was launched 16 years ago, only a few roaming relations were opened and managed by the pioneering Hub in the market. Today we proudly boast more than 450 networks and over 24,000 connections worldwide. During peak season, we manage over 2.1 million happy roamers using our connections.  In my role as EVP of both Hubbing and Cl...
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Roaming the Plains of Serengeti with a mobile phone

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"What do you do for a living?" "I do roaming!" "Aha…. (long pause) …. so like a nomad on the plains of Serengeti." "Well ah, something like that yes, but with a mobile phone." "Mobile phone, what's that?" "Well ah, hmmm, where do I start…?" 'Roaming' used to mean to move about or travel aimlessly. Then in the early 90s, we were gifted with mobile p...
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