Press Releases

March 16, 2021

Integration with Existing Technology is Biggest Barrier to Digitalization for Telco Operators

Seven in 10 telco operators say that integration with legacy technology is the number one barrier to digital transformation, with concerns of privacy...

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...

December 11, 2020

Upstream Tops Customer Engagement At Questex’s Fierce Innovation Awards 2020

Leading mobile technology company, Upstream, has been selected as a winner in the 2020 Fierce Innovation Awards- Telecom Edition...

November 24, 2020

Q3 Mobile Malware Rise Soars in Asia with 97% Transactions Flagged Fraudulent, Reports Upstream’s Secure-D

In the third quarter of 2020 there has been a consistent and significant increase in mobile malware activity with Asia at...

November 12, 2020

Over 20 Million Fraudulent Transaction Attempts Made By Video Editing Android App VivaVideo

More than 20 million suspicious transaction requests from the popular Android app, VivaVideo, could have cost users more than $27 million...

November 11, 2020

Network Operators Risk Missing “Massive Opportunity” To Drive Change Says Upstream at AfricaCom 2020

Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) are missing a “massive opportunity” to bridge the digital gap in Africa as the COVID-19 pandemic alters the telecoms...

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