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The Great SMS Comeback

Upstream Deputy CEO, Kostas Kastanis, talks In Martech Series about the demise of third-party cookies and how it is a triumph for text messages.

CNN Business reports on the revelations of Upstream’s security platform regarding pre-installed malware on thousands of Chinese low-end Android devices in Africa.

BBC shares Secure-D’s findings on 53k Tecno W2 devices containing malicious code.

TechRadar features Secure-D’s findings that over 29.000 malicious Android apps were identified during the first quarter of 2020.

Mobile World Live reports on fraudsters taking advantage of the lockdowns, sharing Secure-D’s insights.

Forbes warns Android users about one of the most malicious apps of 2019, being still a top threat in 2020, according to Upstream’s insights.

Connecting Africa reports on the South Africans' need for uninterrupted access to health news and education, according to data from Upstream's ad -funded free mobile internet portal.

Recent press releases

March 11, 2021

LATAM Telcos Lead in Digital Transformation Planning but 4 in 5 Still Heavily Dependent on Physical Channels

More than seven out of every 10 telecommunications operators in Latin America have developed a workable roadmap toward digitalizing...

March 10, 2021

Less Than 30% Of Telcos In Africa and the Middle East Have Developed a Strategy for Digital Transformation

Fewer than three in 10 telecommunications operators in Africa and the Middle East have established a digital transformation roadmap...

March 02, 2021

More than 300 Million Users with Free Mobile Internet Access in 2020 via Upstream

314 million mobile users in eight countries enjoyed over 3.4 petabytes of free mobile data during 2020 via Upstream’s Zero-D portal...

February 03, 2021

Upstream Appoints George Serfiotis As Chief Financial Officer

Leading mobile technology company, Upstream announces George Serfiotis as its new Chief Financial Officer. Based in Athens, Greece, Serfiotis will be...

January 28, 2021

The Bumpy Road to Digital: 75% of Telcos Increase Digital Transformation Investments in 2021 but 3 out of 4 still Rely on Stores and Call Centers for Revenues

75 percent of telecommunications (telco) operators are increasing their digital transformation investments following the unprecedented connectivity demand...

January 21, 2021

Upstream Appoints Fernando Bortman As Chief Business Officer

Leading international mobile technology company, Upstream, has appointed Fernando Bortman as its new Chief Business Officer. He will be responsible...

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