The answer won't be found in the single layered systems of the past. What's needed now is a next-generation, multi-layered transport solution that can help operators make mobile backhaul a strategic asset and key competitive advantage.
I'm going to guess that lack of a new form factor was perhaps the No. 1 reason for the initial letdown after the iPhone 4S unveiling. Consumers, and especially those aware of Apple's revolutionary design aesthetics, often expect a visual punch as much as they expect a technical one.
Wireless Week's - CTIA Enterprise & Applications - October 11, 12 & 13 2011
The iPhone 4S introduction reminds us to be wary of rampant speculation with regard to what Apple will do next. Very likely, the vast majority expected introduction of the iPhone 5, which didn't happen.
With the demand for mobile data access and applications on the rise for many years – especially since the launch of the iPhone – consumers in mature markets generally understand that the mobile Internet comes at a price.
Many mobile operators are currently looking to build their own Wi-Fi footprint to handle the urgent need for more mobile data capacity. Their goal is to have subscribers automatically move over from the 3G network to Wi-Fi whenever it is in range.
Michigan needs ways to create jobs and spur economic growth. The newly formed Mobile Technology Association of Michigan (MTAM) believes it can turn the state into a magnet for wireless companies...
Apps are changing the way consumers do pretty much everything, and navigation is no exception. More than 5,000 navigation-related apps exist in Apple’s App Store alone, covering everything from pedestrian routes in theme parks to public transportation.
In preparing this particular issue of Wireless Week, I got a little sidetracked with the theme of our cover story.
Efforts are under way to bring the ease of smartphone and tablet computing to the desktop.
Operators, to some extent or another, are putting intelligent network technologies to work.
Keith Mallinson examines the role the United States plays in leading smartphone initiatives.
Elliott Drucker says it’s only a matter of time before users become disappointed with the performance of 4G networks.
Andrew Seybold sums up the situation: The currency of the commercial wireless world is not money but spectrum.
With two new products, Skype has made it easier to make Internet calls from home phones, for savings on international calls and potentially also domestic ones.