Telecoms operators or carriers have long accepted the reality of diminishing returns of their voice business and have turned to data as a new revenue stream. However competition and intensification of competition from OTT players have also forced operators to drive down their pricing for data bandwidth even as they offer faster connection and data […]
Globway supports children in Ghana to obtain the education required to secure a brighter future for them and their family. We donated €1000 to the Silver Shells International School in Nsawam, Ghana. This way 10 children get a year of free education!
The South African PRS-regulator WASPA has recently experienced quite a few issues when it comes to third party marketers that do not adhere to the WASPA Code of Conduct. This involves banners going directly to the payments pages however the banner does not contain any of the required information as set out in the Code […]
PSA (fka PhonepayPlus), the British regulator for PRS-services today publishes statements on its regulatory framework and special conditions, for online competition and online adult services. Proposals presented in the consultations published in August have been refined following engagement and feedback from industry and wider stakeholders. In their 30th year of regulating phone-paid services, the consultation explored […]
Gervais Pellissier, a deputy CEO at Orange, is adamant there remains opportunity for large scale mergers and acquisitions in the European mobile market, describing the current environment as fragmented given the number of operator groups in the region. Speaking at Orange’s annual European event in London, Pellissier believes it is not sustainable in the long run […]
PhonepayPlus today becomes the Phone-paid Services Authority (PSA), the UK regulator for content goods and services charged to a phone bill. • The new web address is www.psauthority.org.uk • The email addresses have changed to @psauthority.org.uk • The new twitter name is @PSAuthorityUK
The codes of practice for premium SMS and DCB in The Netherlands where recently merged into one code. The Dutch version is available for download here. The English version is now also available for download: https://www.globway.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/code-practice-NL-DCB-SMS.pdf
The Dutch codes of practice for premium SMS and DCB are now merged into one code. The new code will be effective from October 1st, 2016, except for the articles 19.5, 21.3 and 27.1.a which will be effective from October 17th, 2016. The Dutch version is available for download here. An English translation will follow soon.
Globway has seen a marked increase in services using PSMS in a Co-Reg environment in the UK-market. In support of these initiatives and due to the continued high level of consumer complaints pertaining to the promotion and charging mechanism of certain PSMS services, the Globway board has taken the decision that it will no longer provide PSMS payment […]
Dutch mobile network operator Vodafone is no longer supporting header enrichment on their WCB I-platform, the system that supports the current Payinfo payment pages. The WCB-I platform will be phased out by the end of 2016. Payment gateways need to integrate to the international Vodafone platform WCB-II in order to restore MSISDN-recognition for DCB. Globway is working around the clock to […]