Tag: 4G

Mobile World Congress – starting earlier each year

Last year we noticed that Mobile World Congress announcements were being made before the official start of the conference. And it appears that it’s no different this year either. Let’s start with Facebook’s acquisition of popular mass messenger Whatsapp for $19bn. Despite all the hype around the price paid for the app, it’s notable that […]

Trust in mobile messaging

Thanks to smarter devices and wider availability of connectivity, whether through WiFi services or 4G/LTE, we are communicating more than ever before especially through mobile phones  We send ten billion messages per day on Facebook, and recently acquired popular messaging platform WhatsApp processed 27 billion messages in a period of 24 hours last year. However, […]

LTE World Summit: Seamless connectivity is the key to customer…

The subject of indoor vs. outdoor mobile internet access is much debated. Currently, consumers have very different expectations when they access the internet via a mobile device indoors, and when they do so outdoors. As Dean Bubley highlighted on his blog recently, most users expect to jump through a small hoop, like ‘watching an advert, […]

Textual Healing – The rise of the business SMS text…

How do you prioritise your written communication? I’m willing to bet that most of us read text messages long before we read emails. In truth, this is because most of us put family and friends ahead of our colleagues in our communication ‘schedules’. But what happens when these worlds collide? The SMS text message is […]

Travelling abroad – the mobile as your constant companion

On a governmental level, while the new EU roaming legislation is clearly decreasing the roaming prices, it is also a big opportunity for operators to convince ‘roaming sleepers’ to wake up. More than a quarter of European visitors today turn their phones off. If operators hope to compensate for the price decrease with an increase […]

A mobile hotspot that’s fit for the road

The promise of a fully “connected car” in the near future is an exciting prospect for drivers, passengers, mobile operators and manufacturers alike. Reliable web access on the move could help power real-time traffic advice, allow passengers to enjoy their journey and enable MNOs to deliver relevant, targeted services to motorists. However, turning a car […]

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