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Icahn & Team Win Big

August 15, 2011 12:31 pm | by Monica Alleven | Comments

Once again, Motorola Mobility’s top shareholder, activist investor Carl Icahn, succeeded in getting what he wanted. Just about eight months after Motorola Mobility Holdings officially became an independent company, it’s selling itself and all its valuable patents to Google. Icahn’s


How the New Data Cap Policies Will Impact the Mobile Ecosystem

August 14, 2011 8:05 pm | by Nickhil Jakatdar, Vuclip | Comments

The typical consumer will start visiting portals that will give them the biggest bang for the buck such as mobile sites that compress and deliver videos better than other sites. They will also start monitoring their usage very closely...


4G LTE – How Coexistence Banishes the Upgrade Bogeyman

August 11, 2011 10:55 am | by Ofer Saban, Corning MobileAccess | Comments

But rarely mentioned in any of these glowing 4G stories is the upgrade process, especially when it comes to in-building wireless.


HD Video Over Wi-Fi: It's a Question of Quality

August 11, 2011 10:50 am | by Lior Weiss, Celeno Communications | Comments

While applications such as Web browsing and e-mail can operate effectively using traditional Wi-Fi solutions, video and multimedia streaming applications place greater demands on a home network because they have unique requirements.


Making the Mobile Video Call

August 8, 2011 6:48 am | by Andrew Berg | Comments

"People thought we were crazy, there were no front-facing cameras on phones and there was no video calling app that had been approved at the App Store, and Android was really in its infancy."


Operators Poised for Success in M2M

August 2, 2011 6:13 pm | by Anantha Ramu, Acision | Comments

The question is: How will operators optimize their position in the M2M value chain and offer rich M2M communications quickly, cheaply, securely and reliably?


Net Neutrality & Wireless: Bullet Dodged?

July 31, 2011 8:06 pm | by Maisie Ramsay | Comments

With the regulations set to go into effect some time this fall – likely sometime in October, if the FCC's timeline holds true – wireless operators are getting ready to deal with the new regulatory regime.


Next-Gen Networks & Video: What You Need to Know

July 29, 2011 2:26 pm | by Ronny Haraldsvik, Bytemobile | Comments

Television viewing on mobile devices has begun to catch up to television viewing over the Internet as these devices come forward as a prominent tool for video viewing both at home and on the road.


Superior Customer Experience Comes From the Middle Layer: OSS

July 29, 2011 2:21 pm | by Olivier Suard, Comptel Corporation | Comments

The telecommunications business environment is experiencing an exciting period of transition due to the seemingly unstoppable growth of the Internet.


In-App Billing Proves Profitable for Developers

July 28, 2011 1:45 pm | by Andrew Berg | Comments

In-app purchases are poised to change forever the way mobile application developers sculpt their business plans. The days of paying up front for an app are coming to an end.


Review: ViewPad 10 Features Windows and Android

July 28, 2011 7:56 am | by Ron Harris, Associated Press | Comments

Viewsonic's new tablet has a unique solution for consumers who are still clinging to Microsoft's Windows, even as Google's Android operating system gains traction: It offers both.


Improving the Telecom Infrastructure to Save the Industry

July 26, 2011 7:38 pm | by Norman Fekrat, IBM | Comments

For communications service providers – what used to be called telephone companies – to become competitive in the new world, they need to get their cost profiles competitive with online-service providers such as Google, Apple and Skype.


Demo Time: Pico Projectors Show Promise

July 25, 2011 7:22 am | by Andrew Berg | Comments

For some time, the smartphone with an embedded pico projector seemed like a rather dubious proposition, if little more than a bit of crossed fingers and empty promises.


Buckets of Mobile Data: Finding the Right Plan

July 23, 2011 7:33 pm | by Maisie Ramsay | Comments

This spring, top executives at both AT&T and Verizon Wireless indicated the companies were considering adjusting their pricing plans to keep pace with the new multiple device paradigm.


Up Front - Is the Industry Competitive?

July 23, 2011 7:20 pm | by Monica Alleven, Editor-in-Chief | Comments

It’s been several weeks since the FCC issued its Fifteenth Report on the state of competition in wireless and it makes no formal finding as to whether the wireless industry is effectively competitive.



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