Category: In The News

  • 11.10.2016
    Teaming up with Facebook to deliver more phones to frontline health workers

    Facebook and Medic Mobile have teamed up in delivering healthcare to the hardest-to-reach communities by getting more phones to frontline health workers. Facebook’s Smart Restart program provides an easy way to donate old mobile devices to be reused for globalizing the impact of non-profits. At Medic Mobile, we’ve seen the impact of putting a smartphone and the Medic Mobile app in the hands of a community health worker. The Smart Restart program will extend the reach of Medic Mobile’s impact, allowing us to overcome barriers for accessing high-quality devices and provide better support to people on the front lines of global health.

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    Source: Medic Mobile
  • 10.31.2016
    CEO Perspective and Lessons Learned: Process Automation and Device Lifecycle Management

    Process automation, machine learning, and IoT (Internet of Things) are playing a larger role in device lifecycle management, electronic recycling, and enterprise device trade-ins. Today, HYLA Mobile (a technology company focused on maximizing the residual value of mobile devices through optimized re-use working with carriers, OEMs, and other channels) continues to evaluate the ways emerging technologies and next generation solutions can support efficiencies, reduce manual labor, improve accuracy levels, and build intelligence into the company’s overall operations.

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    Source: CIOReview
  • 10.12.2016

    The GSMA today outlined the first details of the GSMA 2016 Mobile 360 Series – India conference, which will take place 25-26 October 2016 at the Leela Ambience Gurgaon Hotel and Residences in Gurgaon, India. The thought leadership conference is the latest addition to the GSMA Mobile 360 Series of global events, and the first major GSMA event in India. It will showcase the latest industry developments in the region and will feature executives and experts from leading mobile operators, ecosystem players and companies in adjacent sectors.

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    Source: GSMA
  • 10.11.2016
    Smartphone recycling is good for the enterprise

    As new mobile devices hit the market, consumers and companies discard old, but still usable, ones. Hyla Mobile touts the environmental and fiscal benefits of smartphone recycling.

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    Source: TechTarget
  • 10.3.2016
    Trade-in data suggests strong iPhone 7 sales

    Apple has been uncharacteristically quiet about iPhone 7 sales, but smartphone trade-in data suggests that the new iPhone is selling well. Trade-in volume is at least 50% higher than it was last year during the iPhone 6S launch, according to reseller HYLA Mobile. HYLA repurposes used phones on behalf of carriers and big-box retailers, handling roughly 20% of smartphone trade-ins in the United States. CEO Biju Nair said his company has typically seen more activity when Apple releases a new generation iPhone, as opposed to an ‘S’ upgrade.

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    Source: RCRWirelessNews
  • 9.13.2016
    HYLA Wins 2nd Compass Intelligence Award for Recycling/Reclamation Innovation & Support Vendor

    HYLA Mobile has announced it has been awarded the Compass Intelligence award for the second time for top company in Recycling/Reclamation Innovation & Support.

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    Source: PRWEB
  • 6.29.2016
    How to get rid of the digital dust by creating a sustainable device plan

    A corporate sustainability program that includes policy, procedure and a plan for recycling technology devices not only benefits the environment, but may also add to your operating bottom line.

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    Source: CIO
  • 1.25.2016
    B2B Soft and HYLA Mobile Partner to Transform the In-Store Wireless Device Trade-In Experience

    B2B Soft, a leader in business-to-business software solutions specializing in retail management for the wireless/cellular retail industry, is pleased to announce the integration of HYLA’s In-store Device Trade Platform with the Wireless Standard Retail Management Platform.

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    Source: 24/7 Press Release
  • 1.7.2016
    Compass Intelligence Announces Winners of the 2016 Mobility Awards, A-List in Mobile, IoT, Green Technology and Customer & Digital Experience Awards

    Compass Intelligence announced the recipients of the 3rd annual 2016 Compass Intelligence Awards at a press luncheon, sponsored by ORBCOMM, Dell, Sierra Wireless, Cradlepoint, and HYLA Mobile, held today at the Las Vegas Convention Center and World Trade Center (LVCC) during the 2016 International CES® trade show in Las Vegas. The 2016 Compass Intelligence Awards were selected by 60+ industry-leading press, editors, and analysts who cover the mobile and wireless market.

    HYLA Mobile won the 2015 Best Vendor in Mobile Device Recycling and Reclamation. This award is a Bamboo Mobile (Green Technology) award and recognizes the best in green technology offered in the market during the past year.

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    Source: Compass Intelligence
  • 10.1.2015
    HYLA Mobile on Judging Panel for Finance for the Future Awards 2015

    The Finance for the Future Awards is a UK award open to both national and international organizations. It was established by the Prince’s Accounting for Sustainability Project (A4S)* and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales to identify the crucial role financial decision makers play in embedding sustainability into the business model to create financial returns and deliver economic, environmental and social benefits. A4S was set up by HRH The Prince of Wales in 2004 and seeks to:

    • Demonstrate the business case, increase engagement and build capacity to drive behaviour change that results in sustainable business practices.
    • Develop practical tools, guidance and approaches that enable environmental, social and economic risks and opportunities to be reflected in decision-making.
    • Facilitate the creation of an enabling environment for change through a shift to sustainable capital markets, and supportive regulatory and reporting regimes.
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    Source: ICAEW