Do you happen to remember when we posted our first article on our blog? I do. It simply read ‘Happy new year’. Pretty innocuous, right? Wrong. This three-word ‘article’ may seem pretty innocent, just a simple goodwill gesture to a then-small number of readers. But its significance is so much more than that. Our opening gambit indicated a fresh start, a new dawn; not just in terms of the calendar year, but also in our quest to provide cutting-edge industry information and insights in 2016 and beyond. Before we even launched our blog, we had big plans for it. We … Continue reading “Our Journey – Next Stop: Blog Alerts”

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July 29, 2016 08:50 AM | COMMENTS (0) |

We know OTT (Over The Top) messaging is in prevalent use worldwide; recently it surpassed SMS for P2P (person-to-person) messaging, but not all OTT is equal. In other words, we may all be consumers in sending and receiving OTT messages, but depending on where we live has a strong influence on which mobile application we use. The recently-published “Mobile Messaging Report 2016” provides some interesting insights into consumer behavior specific to person-to-person messaging and specifically OTT. The report consists of survey results from nearly 6,000 people from nine different countries representing the five continents of Africa, Asia, Europe, North America and South America. … Continue reading “Worldwide We’re All Doing It, Just Differently”

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July 19, 2016 11:18 AM | COMMENTS (0) |

On Monday, July 11, 2016, CLX Communications completed the acquisition of Mblox to officially become one company. The announcement of the acquisition was made public in May with a projected completion date in July. The acquisition strengthens CLX’s mobile messaging products and services with the addition of a large number of global direct Tier 1 carrier connections, especially in the USA, UK, and Australia. Earlier this month, the results of the ROCCO (Roaming Consulting Company) report were published and declared CLX the leading Tier 1 A2P SMS vendor, with Mblox rounding out the top 5. Johan Hedberg, the existing CEO … Continue reading “It’s Official! CLX Completes Acquisition of Mblox”

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July 12, 2016 02:25 PM | COMMENTS (0) |

In a report announced this week CLX and Mblox are in the top 5 for a second year in a row. The annual survey and report by ROCCO (Roaming Consulting Company, Ltd) ranks global vendors who provide A2P SMS Messaging into tiers based on the score each achieved. The ROCCO report compiled responses from 192 individuals who represented 260 MNOs (Mobile Network Operators) from 188 countries.   32 vendors were identified in the report, categorized into 3 tiers. Tier determination and overall ranking are based on the rating of performance and leadership KPIs. Both CLX and Mblox are categorized as … Continue reading “CLX and Mblox, Top 5 in the ROCCO Vendor Performance – Global A2P SMS 2016”

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July 6, 2016 01:38 PM | COMMENTS (0) |