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Why Enterprises Should Pay Attention to Google’s New RCS Messaging Service

February 27, 2017 Published by // // //

If you’ve been in the communications business as long as I have, you’ve been hearing about the promise of Rich Communication Services (RCS)—or joyn or Jio4GVoice or Message+—for nearly a decade. And it offered a compelling proposition: under the GSMA’s stewardship and with the collaboration of telecom carriers around the world, this messaging protocol was […] Read more »


Nexmo Helps AWS Deliver SMS through Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS)

July 14, 2016 Published by // // //

Today we announced a collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company, to help it deliver SMS messages through Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS). The Nexmo cloud communications platform extends the innovative capabilities of the Amazon SNS suite to help meet the growing demand for global SMS capabilities. With Nexmo, AWS can extend global reach, quality assurance […] Read more »


Nexmo Recognized as Top Global A2P SMS Messaging Provider and Customer Service Champion by Leading Mobile Carriers

June 30, 2016 Published by // // //

Roaming Consulting (ROCCO), a leading telecommunications research firm, recently conducted extensive “Vendor Performance Reports” with over 500 mobile network operators (MNOs) to better understand how vendors in the market perform in customer service and A2P (application-to-person) SMS messaging. Championing Customer Service While many vendors offer services internationally, there are complex, specific challenges that come with […] Read more »


Disruption Discussion: Cloud Communications + Unified Communications

March 7, 2016 Published by // //

In the past, I have shared how Nexmo is growing at significant strides. In this new Disruption Discussion series, I’ll share the larger trends that are driving our growth, how we see different markets and technologies evolving over time, and where cloud programmable communications will lead us.  At Mobile World Congress (MWC) carriers and handset […] Read more »


Looking Back at Nexmo’s 2015

January 5, 2016 Published by // //

2015 was the biggest and best year at Nexmo yet. We have grown on all fronts, while continuing to mature our organisation and the cloud communication market. Below are some major highlights from the year. Enabling Chat App Connectivity Chat apps are rapidly becoming the next carriers of communication and social channel for consumers. In the […] Read more »


The SMS Value Chain is Broken!

October 29, 2015 Published by // // //

As revenues from person to person messaging continue to be cannibalized by over the top applications, the carrier community has started to increasingly focus on monetizing application to person messaging. A2P revenues are expected to become the largest share of carriers’ messaging revenues. According to IDC the A2P messaging market is large at $23.4 billion […] Read more »


Cloud Communications Poised for Rampant Growth

August 5, 2015 Published by //

Today we released market information demonstrating the surging growth in the global cloud communications space for the next five years. Nexmo is helping drive this growing market growth with innovative open solutions, superior customer support, global reach and top tier customers like Alibaba, Airbnb, LINE and Viber. Click here to view the infographic. With IDC forecasting global revenue generated […] Read more »


The Death of Passwords: How Telephone Numbers are Reinventing Security

July 21, 2015 Published by //

Internet services are increasingly turning away from conventional forms of user identification and passwords and instead looking towards authentication via mobile phone, a measure that significantly increases security. Although businesses have not put all the mechanisms in place to effectively identify their users, it has become a critical threat they are now taking very seriously. […] Read more »