Entries by Rodrigo Gomez

Electronic Waste

e-Waste Electronic waste or e-waste describes used electronics devices which are destined for reuse, resale, recycling or disposal. But what happens then? Everybody knows about recycling glass, cans, plastic and paper, but what about electronics?  E-waste frequently includes unwanted pieces of equipment and used batteries that shouldn’t be treated as regular garbage because they may pose an environmental […]

The impact of NFF on the mobile industry

Apart from actual faults, another major concern in today’s mobile devices and electronics industry is the “No Fault Found” (NFF) issue. This occurs when consumers return devices that are then re-certified as operational at factory level. Testing at point of sale and offering a first touch solution provides the only valid proof of operational functionality […]

Repairing your electronics devices. A right you can take for granted?

Every year devices are becoming increasingly more complex and expensive. Manufacturers have established a system where practically the only means to repair a device, or obtain repair parts, would be through one of their authorized vendors, raising issues around the consumer’s right to repair their goods.   Many companies claim to have adopted this approach […]

Asset Science present at the Electronic Reuse Conference 2018

Asset Science’s Philip Dalton will be part of the panel discussion for Reuse Best Practices for Mobile Devices at the Electronics Reuse Conference 2018 that will be held in Nashville, TN October 29th to 31st. In its 15th year, the Electronics Reuse Conference has become an important space for meeting with colleagues working with refurbishment, […]

Asset Science signs up to the CTIA

Asset Science has joined the CTIA (Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association), the organization that represents the US wireless communications industry. Catherine Sharp-Aouchiche, Asset Science’s Marketing Director, says, “Our relationship with the CTIA’s working groups gives us an opportunity to advocate for the causes dear to us and we’re honoured to be a part of this community. […]

Asset Science is now a member of the GSMA

Asset Science is now a member of the GSMA, the industry body that helps shape the future of telecommunications worldwide. Catherine Sharp-Aouchiche, Asset Science’s Marketing Director, says, “We’re delighted to be a part of this community, and taking part in the discussions they facilitate. In this fast-paced industry, it’s essential to keep on top of […]

The Asset Science industry interview: Wireless Repair EXPO 2018

Michelle James, Producer of the Wireless Repair EXPO 2018 Michelle James has been working in the mobile device industry for over twenty years and is President of the Branding Network. For the last five years Michelle has been producing Wireless Repair EXPO, a partner event held onsite during CTIA Super Mobility, Mobile World Congress Americas and the Mobile […]