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Which mobile device will rule in future?

Here at Mobile World Congress, plenty of new mobile devices and services for mobile phones are being announced, launched, demoed and discussed. Just see this list of gadget news that Stuart Miles of Pocket-Lint has compiled. That’s not to mention all the service, software and system announcements happening too around NFC, LTE and M2M to […]

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The Connected House at Mobile World Congress

There’s a rather cool venue at this year’s Mobile World Congress – it’s the house of the future. The GSMA has a ‘Connected House’ with a smart living room, bathroom, bedroom and many other aspects of connected living we can expect in the next few years and decades. We have discussed M2M, NFC and LTE […]

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What is LTE and what will it bring to operators?

There’s been a lot of debate and discussion around Long Term Evolution (LTE), sometimes referred to as 4G technology. The move towards LTE is proving to be a key driver in the creation and launch of new services, particularly those being launched at this week’s Mobile World Congress. But what it is? In short, it’s […]

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M2M provides travelers with real-time updates

M2M technologies are helping making our lives more secure and more convenient, whether helping control our energy usage, providing us with access to in-car apps, or looking after our medical treatments. In fact, there are so many potential uses for exciting M2M technologies that it’s easy to feel lost in a wave of innovation. One […]

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Pick a Panel, Any Panel: SXSW 2013 Lets You Decide

It’s that time again – time to decide what you want to see and hear at South by Southwest (SXSW) 2013.  Once just a local music festival here in Austin, Texas, SXSW has grown to be the biggest interactive, music and film event of the year – a must attend event on the calendar every […]

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Rail ticketing goes digital

Eight months ago, my colleague Tim Cawsey published this post about the environmental benefits of the NFC paper trail to ring in the New Year. Fast forward five months and fellow contributor Axel Hansmann published his thoughts on our M2M participation with Deutsche Bahn’s new dynamic passenger information system in Germany – providing millions of […]

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