Some in the industry believe that the technology at the center of the move to mobile money may fail to take off, meaning the deals could be prove to be a gamble.
More and more mobile companies are trying to gain a foothold in a country where white-label phones once ruled the roost, but some analysts say that attempts to crack what is now the world's largest market may be a waste of time.
With a mixture of good management, strong market positions and a credible cable network across the region, Cable & Wireless Communications' CEO Tony Rice claimed that the company could become one of the go-to players in the Caribbean.
South Korean telecom executives have a message for European cousins who have long looked on in envy at the highly connected Asian market: Be careful what you wish for.
Samsung said it will launch its new Galaxy S smartphone on March 14 in New York, taking its fight for market supremacy to Apple doorstep.
Randall Stephenson, Chairman & CEO of AT&T, discusses General Motors' decision to partner their wireless service with AT&T, and provides a snapshot of how smartphones are changing the way consumers use technology.
Hans Vestberg, CEO of telecom equipment maker Ericsson, sees 50 billion connected devices by 2020.
Ed McLaughlin, chief emerging payments officer of Mastercard, tells CNBC why their new 'Masterpass' venture will revolutionize the way people shop.
The world's biggest mobile phone makers and app developers will descend on Barcelona next week to show off their latest wares, with heavyweights like Samsung, Nokia and LG vying for attention in an increasingly crowded smartphone market.
The biggest mobile trade show in the calendar kicks off on February 25 in Barcelona, Spain. Industry watchers expect new products to be unveiled by a host of players including Google, Samsung, HTC and Sony at the Mobile World Congress.
Research In Motion attempted to turn around its fortunes in January with two brand new devices, new software and a name change. But for many the real head-turner was the unusual appointment of soul singer Alicia Keys as global creative director.
Sellouts of the systems aren't surprising, but that they have essentially the same sales numbers is a bit unexpected.
Spotify also announced a new function that enables nonpaying users to get more access to the music they want to hear.
Snapchat is being taken to an entirely new level by 24-year-old Dasha Battelle.