WhatsApp Voice – Muy Popular!

Two months have passed since my previous blog about WhatsApp voice, so let’s circle back and see where we stand now. An interesting region to look at in this context is Latin America (LATAM). Although LATAM is sometimes overlooked when it comes to analyzing global trends in the telco industry, the mobile sector accounted for…

What’s up with WhatsApp for Mobile Operators?

The most popular messaging app that people use is WhatsApp, with more than more than 700 million active monthly users worldwide. Acquired by Facebook in February 2014 for $19 billion, WhatsApp has recently added free voice calling to its service. With this strategic move, the company is going aggressively after competitors such as Skype and Apple’s FaceTime that are also providing OTT (Over-The-Top) applications.