Tag: LTE

Should 2G be ‘switched off’?

I was reading earlier with interest Ewan MacLeod’s blog post on the problems facing UK mobile data users and how it is still patchy. We have been blogging for a while on the future that beckons with 4G (LTE) but at the moment, in the UK, the time has not come yet. The news that […]

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 […]

Voice over LTE matters to operators

We have previously blogged about the challenges that LTE still faces, despite the general agreement being that LTE provides a great opportunity for operators. At the same event, the recent LTE Conference in Barcelona, as well as seeing the challenges, we also saw one key theme emerging that can demonstrate just how important LTE is […]

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 […]

Digital Brazil: Who needs cash?

In the second of our series on Brazil’s digital revolution, I take a look at the growth of digital financial services that are having a real impact on peoples’ lives and businesses in one of the world’s most vibrant nations. Brazil’s vast population consists of a young majority, including around a quarter under fifteen years […]

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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