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Aug 1
2015

The Role of Software Intelligence in Network Transformation

Increasing price pressures and the insatiable demand for bandwidth sees Communication Service Providers (CSPs) pushing for newer monetization strategies.

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Jul 15
2015

Rise of the Digital Telco and the Push for More Network Outsourcing

What has the Digital Telco got to do with network outsourcing?

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Jul 1
2015

Europe agrees to scrap roaming charges by June 2017

 The European Commission has announced the successful conclusion of a torturous and protracted negotiation process to end roaming charges across the European Union by June 2017.

 

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Jun 2
2015

IVR Technologies, Inc. Releases Talking SIP™ Mobility, an MVNA/MVNE/MVNO/M2M Convergent Billing and Value Added Services Solution

Talking SIP Mobility offers a turnkey and feature-rich MVNA, MVNE, MVNO, and M2M convergent billing and value added services solution ideally suited for next-generation communication service providers who wish to offer a full suite of in-demand mobile and VoIP services.

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May 15
2015

Internet usage doubled since 2005, Ofcom says

Ofcom has released its annual summary of online activity, and revealed the average internet user now spends more than twice as much time online every week than those in 2005 did.  Nearly 90% of all adults in the UK are now using the internet, the regulator said.  The Media Use and Attitudes 2015 report stated internet users over the age…

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May 1
2015

Google's 'Project Fi' MVNO won't shake up the wireless industry, but it could give it an important nudge

Google's (NASDAQ: GOOG) unveiling of its "Project Fi" MVNO yesterday was expected, not surprising and somewhat underwhelming. I've expressed my skepticism about this proposition before, and now that we have the details I think it's safe to say that Project Fi will not be a "game changing" move in the wireless industry for a…

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Apr 15
2015

Report: 44% of U.S. Adults Live In Cellphone-Only Households

Fueled by ongoing improvements in devices and services, the popularity of mobile phones has been prompting telco customers to disconnect landline connections, or never bother to have them installed in the first place. According to new market research from GfK-MRI, more than four in ten (44 percent) of U.S. adults live in households with cell phones…

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Apr 1
2015

It's All About Quality of Experience

For a show like Mobile World Congress (MWC), technologies are undoubtedly out on full display — from network infrastructure gear to devices, and from software to applications. You expect to see a lot of gadgets at a mobile technology show, and vendors come out in full force, year after year, to show off their latest shiny…

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Mar 15
2015

Strategy Analytics: Sponsored data plans growing in U.S., China, Europe and elsewhere

AT&T Mobility (NYSE: T) has only 10 pilot customers for its Sponsored Data program a year after the carrier launched the program, but a new report from research firm Strategy Analytics claims that sponsored data plans are gaining traction around the world. The report notes that the U.S. is probably not the most favorable market for sponsored…

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Mar 1
2015

ABI: North American Mobile Carrier Capex Twice That of European Carriers

In line with historical trends, North American mobile operators will continue to invest twice as much in long-term assets as their counterparts in other world regions, according to ABI Research. The market research company forecasts North American mobile operators will make $63 in capital expenditures (Capex) for every subscriber in 2015. “A…

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