Mobile Posse in the News

Mobile Posse in the News

New Report From Mobile Posse and Phoenix Marketing International Explores Mobile User Behavior

ARLINGTON, Va., May 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mobile Posse, the technology innovator that turns telecom companies into mobile media leaders, in conjunction with Phoenix Marketing International today released a study entitled, “The Appnostic Journey: How Changing Behavior is Creating New Opportunities,” that examines the intent and motivations of mobile device users – from the moment they begin the user journey.

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Firstly Mobile App Ranks First In Unlock Engagement

An app powered by Firstly Mobile  – Mobile Posse’s next-gen mobile content discovery platform that turns telecom companies into mobile media leaders – was recently recognized as one of the best apps at engaging users’ attention from the moment a mobile user unlocks their device. Verto Analytics’ report titled The Mobile Unlock Journey described MetroZONE as “the carrier app that’s built for unlock content discovery” – and ranked it higher than many well known social and messaging apps known for user engagement. Read more.

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Mobile’s swinging pendulum

With all the buzz around 5G, foldables, non-touch devices, robotic holograms and more, we have to wonder about where the mobile device is headed. Is anyone focused on solving the discovery problem? As the phone evolves, the pendulum always swings between hardware and software improvements. But while hardware had its day in the sun at Mobile World Congress, it’s time for the software to catch up.

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Most consumers close app launching after phone unlock in less than 10 seconds

Apps that are automatically relaunched as soon as a smartphone is unlocked tend to be closed in less than 10 seconds 50% of the time, according to new research from Verto Analytics. The finding highlights that mobile carriers and device makers could be missing out on an important opportunity to improve the user experience when consumers unlock their phones as this also represents a point in time when user attention is particularly high.

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Verto Analytics Releases Mobile Unlock Journey Report

NEW YORK, April 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — While countless stakeholders are focused on harnessing mobile consumer attention, there’s little understanding of the first moments of attention – the moment the device is unlocked. To address this void, Verto Analytics today announced its release of “The Mobile Unlock Journey,” a report drawing on the firm’s Android Smart Panel Data and providing a first-ever Mobile Unlock Analysis framework.

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Bloatware vs. Gloatware: A Handy Guide for Carriers and OEMs

At CES this year, major mobile carriers seemed focused on innovating the network, virtual reality and advertising. What was missing from the conversation was any mention of innovating the device. One possible explanation for this fear is subscribers’ annoyance over “bloatware.” Consumers widely view carrier-installed apps as useless, redundant and eating up space on their smartphones. But for those looking to be industry leaders, being afraid of “bloatware” may be an obstacle to creating “gloatware” – useful experiences that users love, and that drive enough revenue to make carriers feel genuinely smug.

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Getting Ready for 5G

The first commercial 5G networks will launch this year. Although the initial impact of 5G will be limited, it will eventually be a really big deal. In this report, we look at how 5G will change things for marketers  and media companies, and how the marketing ecosystem should act now to prepare.

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What’s coming for friction-free mobile in 2019

The next stage in creating a frictionless mobile experience is delivering the content users want, when they want it, writes Roger Entner. He predicts that the influence of social platforms in 2019 will be overtaken by services like Apple News or Google News and that 5G will change the landscape, leading to partnerships between mobile carriers, tech and content delivery firms. “Friction” here simply refers to how much effort is required to access the content experience we desire. Much progress has been made on fast internet connections, a myriad of apps and websites that are mobile-optimized. But we are now at the stage where the content we want should come to us — without our having to search for it.

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