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The Mobile Ecosystem Forum is a global trade body that acts as an impartial and authoritative champion for addressing issues affecting the broadening mobile ecosystem.  We work with our members to accelerate sustainable market growth that drives inclusion for all and delivers trusted services to enrich the lives of consumers worldwide.


We host 20+ events per annum across our Chapters in Asia, EMEA, North and Latin America. They provide a global and local platform for business partnering and knowledge sharing.


Market and sector data and reports to help your mobile strategy development. Our annual Global Consumer Survey studies the trends and behaviours of 15,000 mobile media users in 15 countries.


Collaborate with industry peers to advance solutions or overcome barriers to growth. Cross-sector Working Groups offer the ideal forum to share and learn.

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How Millennials Are Shaking Up Retail Commerce

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There is a revolution happening in retail, driven by the new expectations and habits of a uniquely tech-savvy generation. Founder and CEO of MEF Member InMobi, Naveen Tewari, explains how retailers can (and must) ready their business for the rise of the millennials.

Millennials are becoming retailers’ largest demographic in both population size and market influence with significant buying power due to their constant access to technology.


Weekly mobile news round-up 29th July

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Find out the week’s top mobile stories from around the world.

This week.. smartphone numbers return to growth, Europe heading cash free, global mobile gaming benefits from the Pokemon effect and much more.

During the second quarter of 2016, smartphone shipments saw a modest return to growth after a first quarter which saw the first ever year-over-year decline in worldwide smartphone sales, according to research firm Canalys.

The nightmare of getting the shopping in

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After 10 years, m-commerce sites should be easy to use. If you think they are, find a nearby octogenarian and try online shopping with them…

Have you ever stopped to think about what it might be like to be over 80 and trying to use the internet?

Maybe you ARE an octogenarian. And therefore you are now using the internet. In which case, well done.

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5G is coming: here are 20 things you need to know

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Momentum is building towards the next generation of mobile networks. 5G will be lightning quick, and will also connected billions of ‘things’. Here is part one of your MEF guide to the mobile technology of the 2020s…

Earlier this month a consortium of European mobile operators pitched regulators with its plans for rolling out 5G. Its 5G Manifesto put a fresh focus on high speed mobile broadband. Not that 5G has ever lacked for attention.