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Performance Data Strengthens Carrier-Business Customer Relationship

July 15, 2013 9:30 am | by Andy Willett, NetMotion Wireless | Articles | Comments

We all know about the rapid adoption of mobile technology in business and the positive impact it’s having on the bottom line. However, as the number and scope of these mobile initiatives grows over time, the more processes within an organization become reliant on the connectivity...

Four Things AT&T's Twilio Partnership Tells us About the Future of Wireless Carriers

December 6, 2012 11:35 am | by By Andreas Bernstrom, CEO of Rebtel | Articles | Comments

For years we've been hearing about the threat of over-the-air (OTT) services on carriers and the...

Advances In Interference Management Make LTE HetNets a Reality

December 3, 2012 10:53 am | by Ilan Vardi, vice president, product management and marketing, AirHop Communications | Articles | Comments

The dramatic success of the iPhone, data hungry smartphone competitors and other wireless...

Decline of Stolen Phones Market Spurs Market for Certified Renewed Devices

October 29, 2012 5:44 am | by Perry LaForge, DRF | Articles | Comments

The DRF seeks a global solution to curb the market for stolen devices.

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Big Data Meets Mediation: A Match Made in Service Provider Heaven

October 23, 2012 7:29 am | by Magnus Hyttsten, DigitalRoute | News | Comments

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.

The Mobile Data Storm: Learning to Swim with the OTTs

October 16, 2012 6:39 am | by Richard Stone - Compuware | Articles | Comments

A look at how operators are dealing with the flood of data from OTT content providers.

The Changing Role of Session Border Controllers

August 27, 2012 5:49 am | by Harold Klett, VP and GM, Service Provider Infrastructure Unit at Dialogic | Articles | Comments

Session Border Controllers (SBC) have taken on an expanded role for fostering successful connectivity and providing high quality IP service.

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4G Backhaul a Work in Progress

August 6, 2012 6:00 am | by Andy Walker, Ciena | Articles | Comments

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.

LTE in the M2M Space: What’s Driving the Market?

July 18, 2012 12:12 pm | by Oliver Beaujard, Sierra Wireless | News | Comments

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.

Retail Embraces Multi-Channel Strategy

July 12, 2012 11:40 am | by Dave Stritzinger, Brightstar | News | Comments

In a today’s connected world, the nature of retailing has changed dramatically and forever.

M2M: The Direct Opportunity for Rural and Small, Facilities-Based Mobile Operators

July 3, 2012 10:02 am | by Andy Silberstein, Senior VP & GM, Globecomm Services | News | Comments

Mobile operators are well positioned to seize a greater stake in the emerging M2M marketplace.

4G LTE: Getting Up to Speed

July 2, 2012 6:38 am | by Laurent Desclos, President & CEO, Ethertronics | News | Comments

New technologies and solutions will help carriers and OEMs deliver 4G LTE-capable networks and devices.

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Small Cell Economics and the Future of Mobile Broadband Services

June 22, 2012 10:31 am | by Venkat Sundaresan (Cavium) | Articles | Comments

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.

Pushable Fiber: Savings in DAS and Cellular Backhaul

May 31, 2012 8:40 am | by Johnny Hill, Clearfield | Articles | Comments

DAS is an exciting technology that replaces a single high powered attenna with an array of lower powered antennas covering the same area.

Mobile Security: Stopping the Threat at the Source

May 30, 2012 7:15 am | by Doug Miller, Nominum | Articles | Comments

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.

Customer Experience Management: Tiny Details Drive Revenue

May 24, 2012 10:47 am | by Priya Bhatt, Aricent Group | Articles | Comments

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.

Critical Role for CIOs: Keep Pace with Changes, Challenges of Mobility

May 22, 2012 7:27 am | by Dan Lauderback, Accenture | Articles | Comments

Today, businesses are in the midst of another company-wide IT transformation. This one is spawned by mobile Web growth.

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Mobile Operators Need to Innovate to Compete

May 17, 2012 12:42 pm | by Jim Somers, Antenna Software | Articles | Comments

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.  

The Cloud Storage Services Battle: What Every Mobile Provider Should Know

May 17, 2012 8:10 am | by Hal Steger, Funambol | Articles | Comments

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.

Seeing Past the HetNet Hype

May 16, 2012 9:22 am | by Todd Mersch, Radisys | Articles | Comments

HetNets allow an operator to get maximal benefit from its spectrum and existing radio network assets, while delivering a better overall customer experience.

No Phone Left Behind: Bringing Next-Gen Voice-Driven Apps to All Phones

April 30, 2012 10:44 am | by Javier Martín, Almira Labs | Articles | Comments

With  manufacturer, carrier and consumer sales rhetoric being driven by this smartphone discourse, where has this left the standard feature phone? Apparently, neglected.

Rich Communications Suite – Can the Initiative Realize Success?

April 26, 2012 7:25 am | by Jamie de Guerre, Cloudmark | Articles | Comments

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.

Monetizing OTT Multi-Screen Video

April 18, 2012 8:28 am | by John Clancy, Azuki Systems | Articles | Comments

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.

Improving Network Intelligence When Migrating to IP Networks

April 12, 2012 8:52 am | by Doug Fantuzzi, JDSU | Articles | Comments

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.

It’s Time for Managing Data on the Mobile Internet

April 11, 2012 7:34 am | by Michael Luna, SEVEN Networks | Articles | Comments

The wired Internet has content delivery networks – now’s the time to look at what will work with wireless data.

Successfully Marketing Your Business with a Mobile App

April 6, 2012 11:58 am | by Terry Kilby, MGH | Articles | Comments

There are a few things that can make a huge difference when marketing your business with a mobile app.

IT Execs Need to Embrace Mobility, Stat

April 6, 2012 11:52 am | by Jason Parry, Force 3 | Articles | Comments

Any IT executive who hasn’t spent the past few years living in a cave knows the truth: The integration of personal mobile technology into the workplace is happening, and nothing is going to stop it.

Why Operators Need to Embrace Their ARPU Eaters

April 6, 2012 11:48 am | by Andreas Bernstrom, Rebtel | Articles | Comments

If you can't beat ’em, join ’em. Why operators need to get closer to their ARPU eaters.

Wireless Finance, Engineering Teams Need to Work Together

March 7, 2012 7:07 pm | by Andy Sealock, Pace Harmon | Articles | Comments

A well-coordinated finance and engineering partnership can help navigate wireless technology complexities by developing a predictive financial model analysis to ensure that cost, scalability and technical viability are accurately modeled...

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