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  • The Board for 2014 to 2016 has been elected and will meet soon to kick off the supervision of AIME for the next two years. Meet them here.From time to time, the AIME Board brings in specific specialisation to the board to help with their role. Once the board has met and agreed additional members to co-opt in, we will update this post.Edward Boddington (Bod) stays on as Chair for a further six months and will hand over to one of the board members in September. David Sheridan read more…
    07/03/2014
  • By Rory Maguire, Managing Director, AIME What is a Paywall and what are Hard and Soft Paywalls? A paywall is a system that prevents Internet users from accessing digital content without paying for the content.The content purchase can be via an App store such as Google Play and iTunes, via a credit card or stored value account such as Paysafe card, or via a mobile phone account using Charge to Mobile facilities. The latter is very popular with smart phone users.There are both "hard" and read more…
    14/02/2014
  • AIME represented its Members this week at the largest event on the mobile, online and physical gaming industry calendar at ICE Gaming 2014 .The event saw thousands of visitors from across the entire value chain of gaming (gambling,  casinos, betting etc) come together to see the latest and greatest in a wide variety of new gaming products, technology and its support industries.AIME Sponsor Members TxtNation and Paysafecard  had their own stands and were also represented at AIME's stan read more…
    07/02/2014
  • There’s no denying the Premium Rate Services (PRS) market has had a difficult year. Unlike previous economic blips, the sector has not been recession proof, as the sustained pressure on the consumer’s cost of living has altered consumer attitudes towards small value spending, whilst the growing prevalence of free content and over 130 rival payment types is forcing provider to demonstrate more value.During 2012, the UK Mobile market grew by 4% and Payforit 19%, whilst fixed line services read more…
    16/01/2014
  • By Rory Maguire, Managing Director, AIMETrue to the 21st century civilisation that Europeans have developed over the past 100 years or so, a good lynching party has to start with a healthy debate.The healthy but very heated debate was provided to us courtesy of World Telemedia, and the stage was set with three participants; myself as MD of AIME, Jonathan Levack, the fresh-into-the-company policy maker at UK premium rate regulator PhonepayPlus and in the middle, our beloved Telemedia sta read more…
    05/11/2013
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