The North American mobile industry accounted for $550 billion, or three percent of the GDP in the region in 2013, according to a new report from the GSMA. The GSMA expects that total to grow to $620 billion by 2020. It found that mobile ecosystem directly supports 1.1 million jobs—and another 380,000 indirectly—while contributing more than $63 billion in public funding. That funding total does not include regulatory or spectrum fees.
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The very fact that the definition of M2M seems to include a new verticle by the day should give some indication of the growth inherent in the space. However, along with growth comes a bevy of complications.
Ericsson has snagged Nortel’s North American GSM assets for $70 million in cash.
The GSMA and the private sector arm of the World Bank have launched a program to power off-grid wireless networks with renewable energy.
Still less than four years old, HSPA Mobile Broadband, embedded in smartphones, netbooks and dongles, has brought about a mobile data revolution around the world.
Leaders in the GSM community are quick to remind everyone that 3G still has legs – lots of them.
The GSMA is endorsing a new 3GPP standard for mobile data and broadcast services that aims to speed adoption of technology like mobile television.
Even 3G growth in China doesn't seem to be propping up the infrastructure market too much. The Dell'Oro Group reports that worldwide mobile infrastructure market revenue contracted 12 percent year-over-year in the second quarter.
The economy doesn’t appear to be hurting ZTE too much, thanks in part to business in China. The Chinese vendor reports its net profit in the first half of the year was up 40.5 percent over last year.
Companies in the news: Apple, AT&T, Virgin Mobile USA, Ericsson, Netezza, Telcel, TwitVid.com, TwitterFon, Boingo Wireless, Photobucket, Palm, JiWire, Ad Infuse, American Airlines, Usablenet, Envivo, Pike Research, Autonet Mobile, Volkswagen.
Virgin Mobile USA more than quadrupled its first-quarter net income, beating analysts’ expectations
You could say Boost Mobile picked a fight, and it’s still throwing punches in the battle for prepaid customers.
Virgin Mobile USA is stepping up the competition in the prepaid market with a new $50 calling plan.
Virgin Mobile USA narrowed its losses on a reversal of customer defections as cash-conscious consumers sought out the discount carrier’s prepaid plans.
Companies in the News: Virgin Mobile USA, Circuit City, Purple Labs, Sagem Wireless, Sony Ericsson, Orange, Vodafone, DTAC, Nokia Siemens Networks, Sprint.
Virgin Mobile USA announced its fourth-quarter and 2008 subscriber data today, following the same update yesterday from MetroPCS.
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Virgin Mobile USA modestly increased in profit and revenue for the third quarter of 2008, earning $4.1 million
Virgin Mobile USA is lowering its international calling rates to certain markets, and it’s not a limited-time promotion, either.
Companies in the News: Virgin Mobile, iSuppli, Syniverse
Virgin Mobile just completed its acquisition of Helio but already has started integrating the two MVNOs under the marketing banner “Plan to Have It All.”
Virgin Mobile customers will soon get location-aware mobile entertainment information through a startup called buzzd.
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