Tag: 4G

Facebook on your mobile – globally

Facebook mobile usage recently surpassed the number of users checking Facebook on the web. Mark Zuckerberg himself referred to the social network as a ‘mobile company’ and it’s hardly surprising given the number of users connecting on the go. With any major success story comes opposition, however, which manifests itself in cries and complaints of […]

MWC 2013: Keynote 4: The future of communications

The space between operator delivered services and OTT providers has been one of “coopetition” at the best of times, and outright conflict at others. This keynote session set up the leaders of major telcos – Deutsche Telekom, Korea Telecom, alongside network provider Ericsson and OTT provider Viber. The CEOs set the context for the evolution […]

From the Connected House to the Connected City

A bigger Fira means a bigger connected venue: last year’s Connected House was only the beginning, with this year’s Mobile World Congress boasting a whole Connected City. And so of course we have been to visit it. Launched in conjunction with the likes of AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, KT, Telenor Connexion and Vodafone, there’s a car […]

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Mobile World Congress Keynote 1: Mobile Operator Strategies

We’ve already blogged about handset manufacturers and innovators in the mobile space, but where would be without the mobile operators? In the opening keynote of 2013’s Mobile World Congress, CEOs from some of the world’s largest and most important operators discussed the challenges and opportunities ahead for the mobile industry. Here are some of the […]

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The day before the first day of Mobile World Congress

That’s right – it has started. Mobile World Congress 2013 has kicked off in style. We’re in a new vast venue in Barcelona, the city is alive with visitors from all over the world, it’s the first conference to offer a truly integrated NFC Experience, and there’s plenty of excitement around the biggest mobile show […]

Why LTE is not just a sprint

With all the buzz around 4G and LTE coming to a town near you (if you live or work in the US or UK), and prior successes emanating from Norway, Japan and South Korea, we should be excited about the opportunities being made available to us with these infrastructure upgrades. However, recent research shows that […]