Tag: 4G

Have you heard of LTE roaming?

LTE (also known as 4G) is offering quicker download speeds among other advantages, as discussed in a previous Gemalto blog post. Some fortunate people in the United States, Japan, South Korea or Sweden are experiencing the speed of LTE, mobile broadband in their everyday life.  By 2016 more than 500 million people will benefit from […]

Future gazing à la Brazilian

So, over the course of our series of posts on Digital Brazil so far we have seen the digital potential of this rapidly-expanding nation. From its fast-growing economy, the shift of more than 30 million citizens into the ‘middle-class’ income bracket and the increasing digital literacy among all Brazilians, from working classes to the rich, Brazil’s […]

What are the key challenges facing LTE?

Long Term Evolution (LTE) – it’s been around for a while now. Offering mobile network operators a new standard to initiate high-speed wireless communications, the possibilities arising from LTE, also called 4G technology, are endless. Aside from a better customer experience, just consider the revenue opportunities in terms of value-added services if consumers can take […]

LTE advances demand increased – and award-winning – security

The recent prediction from research consultancy IDATE that there will be 1 billion LTE subscribers globally by 2015 shows us how the world of mobile WiFi is evolving faster than ever before.  This world is not only evolving, but also growing rapidly as we can see considerable development in the US as Verizon Wireless have […]

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 […]

Does mobile performance deserve a gold medal at the 2012…

So, for all those interested, the 2012 Olympics are fully underway in the UK. Sports enthusiasts around the world are following their favorite disciplines and notching up the medals each athlete is winning. If the Beijing Olympics were called the first ‘Digital Olympics’, the 2012 are angling for the first ‘Social Olympics’ tag. And so […]