As a consultant who spends a large amount of time on site at clients, prospects and partners, I am endlessly amazed at how easy it is to get connected to most corporate networks. Let me describe a recent day to illustrate my concern.
North American mobile network operators (MNOs) are looking to mobile video as a long term, money-making machine.
We called mobile phones the world’s first truly “personal” computer; after all, they were actually on your person.
It’s not as if handset manufacturers haven’t had to suffer through topsy-turvy times. Even Nokia, the world’s top manufacturer, struggled through a turnaround as recently as 2004.
If you want to cross barriers of language, nationality, culture, religion and politics, sports may be one of a few basic ways to do so.
The demands on carrier infrastructure will be profound with major increases in the number of radio carriers, towers, additional cell sites and backhaul.
FCC Chairman Kevin Martin is on record as saying that neither the 700 MHz D Block nor the AWS 2 (2155-2180 MHz) spectrum auctions will happen this year.
One of the signs that a technology has entered the public consciousness is when it starts getting mentioned in the movies, theatrical plays and other cultural venues.
When it comes to availability of economical high bandwidth Internet access, there’s clearly a disconnect between those who live in cities and suburbs and those who reside in rural areas.
Cellular base stations are nearly ubiquitous in developed nations today, making network coverage easy and reliable, so that’s good news.
No one said E911 was going to be easy. More than a decade after the FCC first mandated E911 for wireless, the industry is still wrangling over it.
There’s a great deal of speculation in the wireless industry today regarding what it will take to drive mobile TV and video adoption.
Wireless industry professionals want to make sure a few bad apples don’t spoil the off-deck content world and all of the revenue opportunities it represents.
Although short message service (SMS) or text message advertising is increasingly common in Europe and Asia, growth of this new advertising medium has been slower in the United States.