For years we've been hearing about the threat of over-the-air (OTT) services on carriers and the impact they will have on future revenue. As the mobile space continues to be the hotbed of technological innovation, this threat has turned into a cold reality for many carriers, and has forced them...
The dramatic success of the iPhone, data hungry smartphone competitors and other wireless devices is placing an ever increasing capacity demand on wireless networks which is only expected to worsen with the accelerated deployments of 4G networks worldwide.
The DRF seeks a global solution to curb the market for stolen devices.
Big data can be a high maintenance, sluggish beast that causes a lot of headaches when customer details are out of sync. It needs a life-partner to shine.
A look at how operators are dealing with the flood of data from OTT content providers.
Session Border Controllers (SBC) have taken on an expanded role for fostering successful connectivity and providing high quality IP service.
The benefits of new packet transport backhaul technologies like carrier ethernet have gained relatively widespread acceptance at this point; however, many operators are unsure about how they can make the transition to next-generation backhaul a smooth one.
There is a growing convergence between LTE and M2M as new networks are being deployed worldwide and a surge of new solutions are being implemented in the M2M space.
In a today’s connected world, the nature of retailing has changed dramatically and forever.
Mobile operators are well positioned to seize a greater stake in the emerging M2M marketplace.
New technologies and solutions will help carriers and OEMs deliver 4G LTE-capable networks and devices.
The extreme popularity of smart phones posed enough of a problem, but now network operators must confront the arrival of tablets, ultra books and increasingly mobile work forces from enterprises large and small, as illustrated by the “BYOD” (bring your own device) trend.
DAS is an exciting technology that replaces a single high powered attenna with an array of lower powered antennas covering the same area.
As epidemics go, or for that matter, pandemics – the spread of Bird Flu has nothing on the huge security threats looming for mobile networks and mobile subscribers.
Network operators are now looking at customer experience management (CEM) as more than just a means of meeting customer expectations and hitting Quality of Service (QoS) standards.
Today, businesses are in the midst of another company-wide IT transformation. This one is spawned by mobile Web growth.
When an enterprise decides to launch a new mobile initiative, frequently their first call is to the network operator which supplies its phones and connectivity. By following these steps, operators can make the most of that call.
If operators and device makers follow the same short-term mentality of allowing cloud services companies to dictate their cloud storage strategy, this story will have a similar ending – providers will make some short-term money but will lose the bigger market to these other companies.
HetNets allow an operator to get maximal benefit from its spectrum and existing radio network assets, while delivering a better overall customer experience.
With manufacturer, carrier and consumer sales rhetoric being driven by this smartphone discourse, where has this left the standard feature phone? Apparently, neglected.
For RCS to be a success, operators need to address the security of the channel from the outset, ensuring that spam or malicious messages are stopped before they get to the subscribers.
To co-exist and thrive in the TV Everywhere (TVE) ecosystem of the future, service providers must work hand-in-hand with content owners to satisfy consumers’ expectations and build a differentiated service model based on the demand for access to content on any device and at any time.
As wireless operators migrate to modern networks that are handling significantly higher bandwidth and traffic, improved network intelligence moves from being a competitive advantage to becoming mandatory for efficient management and adequate quality of service.
The wired Internet has content delivery networks – now’s the time to look at what will work with wireless data.
There are a few things that can make a huge difference when marketing your business with a mobile app.