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Mobile Messaging: Who are the Winners? The User Base Development of the 9 Most Important Mobile Messaging Apps in the Last 4 Years

Read this post to see which mobile messaging app is the winner of current 2013 and who did especially well in Q3/13, and which messengers work best with telecoms. Furthermore, get to know WhatsApp’s comparative advantage: a ‘lively’ communciation interface. In the daily novelties about new user numbers and new features of boasting mobile messaging

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Dossier WhatsApp and the Competitive Landscape of Mobile Messaging Apps: Which strategy is right?

An interesting figure has come up in the ‘religious war’ between messaging-only-strategy (WhatsApp) and messaging-plus-VAS-strategy (WeChat, LINE) to create monetary value for the mobile messaging app companies: Tech-blog The next web has recently stated that WeChat had in May 2013 more than 400 million users but only 195 million monthly active users. This means that

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Dossier WhatsApp and the Competitive Landscape of Mobile Messaging Apps: Which strategy is right?

Updated on 1st September 2013 Update 31st August 2013: An interesting figure has come up in the ‘religious war’ between messaging-only-strategy (WhatsApp) and messaging-plus-VAS-strategy (WeChat, LINE) to create monetary value for the mobile messaging app companies: Tech-blog The next web has recently stated that WeChat had in May 2013 more than 400 million users but

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Dossier Swisscom iO Messenger: Swisscom and other Telcos Start to Take On The Battle against WhatsApp: 11% of Smartphone Users in Switzerland have iO Messenger App in August 2013

Update, 25th August 2013 Initial post from 25th June 2013: Swiss telco Swisscom has just launched the independently developed free messenger and VOIP app ‘iO’ that competes with WhatsApp. After SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus (South Korea, December 2012) and StarHub and SingTel (Singapore, February 2013), Swisscom is another innovative telco that tries to

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