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SMS Abuse: Fraud, Spam and Revenue Leakages – A perspective for Africa

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This paper is the third in the series of outlining the potential threats Africa is facing with SMS spam. With Africa being the second largest mobile market in the world, second only to Asia, it is deemed to be the fastest growing mobile market today with 735 million mobile subscribers expected at the end of 2012, leaving a golden opportunity for messaging abuse attracting the likes of spammers, fraudsters and illegitimate users, resulting in revenue leakages and disputes for mobile network operators.

Saudi operators deliver LTE to Middle East

Mobily and STC have both launched LTE services in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabian mobile operator Mobily has launched the first LTE service in the Middle East, but rival STC was hot on its heels, launching its own service a day later.

Operators battle to be first with Middle East LTE

UAE's Etisalat and Saudi's Mobily are battling to become the first LTE provider in the region

Mobile operators Etisalat in the UAE and Mobily in Saudi Arabia are vying to become the first LTE operator in the Middle East.

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