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Jun 1
2012

U.S. Mobile Data Revenue to Grow 86% Next 5 Years

Multi-device or "family" rate plans will be a key driving factor in the expansion of U.S. data revenue from $81.4 billion in 2011 to $151.9 billion in 2016, according to analysts at Gartner.The leading service providers in the U.S. market have been talking about shared data plans for years. And there are good reasons for doing so.It wouldn't be…

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May 15
2012

Mobile Devices to Put More Strain on Networks by 2016

A new survey by Juniper Research has found that notebook computers and e-readers will onload 24 percent of traffic onto data networks by 2016, Cellular-News reports.The prevalence of game consoles, tablets, and smartphones will also increase the load placed on mobile networks, an amount of data reaching over 7,500 petabytes. The figure is due to…

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May 1
2012

Smart Phone Subsidies, Prepaid Pose Key Issues for Mobile Service Providers

Smart phones represent a bit of a conundrum for mobile service providers. On one hand, smart phones drive sales of mobile data plans that are the primary source of new revenue at the moment. On the other hand, most consumers do not want to pay full retail prices for the latest devices, preferring service contracts that amortize the cost of a…

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Apr 15
2012

TIA ICT Market Review & Forecast Says Smartphones, Tablets and the Cloud Will Drive U.S. Network Infrastructure Spending to $300 Billion by 2015

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) has released its 2012 ICT Market Review & Forecast (MR&F). The MR&F provides the ICT industry's most comprehensive, trusted data review, with forecasts through 2015.Many findings from the report focus on the impact of the growth of smartphones and tablets, cloud-related services and…

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Apr 1
2012

Mobile Bandwidth Demand Will Double Every Year Through 2015

Internet-generated broadband traffic will increase approximately 50 percent year over year on fixed networks and double on mobile networks.  IDC also notes that fixed and mobile traffic volumes are driven by power users.IDC forecasts that end-user demand for worldwide wireline and mobile broadband traffic will increase from 9,665 petabytes…

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Mar 15
2012

Infonetics: 46% growth seen in VoIP, IMS market in 2012

Despite increased activity in the carrier VoIP and IP Multimedia Subsystem equipment market in the fourth quarter, the segment tracked down for the year, according to a new report from Infonetics. The research company, in its quarterly Service Provider VoIP and IMS Equipment and Subscribers report attributed the 2 percent slide to poor…

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Mar 1
2012

Mobile Data Traffic Will Grow 18 Times Next 5 Years

According to the latest Cisco Visual Networking Index, worldwide mobile data traffic will increase 18-fold over the next five years, reaching 10.8 exabytes per month, an annual run rate of 130 exabytes, by 2016. The monthly 130 exabytes is equivalent to consumption of 33 billion DVDs; 4.3 quadrillion MP3 files (music/audio) or 813 quadrillion…

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Feb 15
2012

Subscribers to Mobile VoIP Expected to Triple to 29 Million Users

As smartphone penetration deepens globally, mobile voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) solutions are becoming increasingly popular – with new findings that reveal mobile VoIP will continue to be on the rise in 2012.According to research firm In-Stat (News - Alert), subscribers to mobile VoIP services will triple – active mobile VoIP…

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Feb 1
2012

Telecom Predictions 2012

It’s time to look ahead to 2012 and be hopeful. Stay cool about the global turmoil. Instead be awed by the extraordinary technology of telecom and its life-changing impact on mobile commerce and payments. The game keeps changing, powered by smartphones, tablets, mobile apps and phone card enhancements. In the next year, wireless services are…

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Jan 26
2012

International Telecoms Week (ITW) May 14 -16 2012 Hyatt Regency, Chicago IL

IVR Technologies, Inc. will be exhibiting at International Telecoms Week (ITW) at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago, IL May 14 - 16 2012 booth #901 (Riverside Exhibition Hall, Purple Level). Please contact sales@ivr.com to coordinate meeting times.  http://www.internationaltelecomsweek.com/ 

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