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About SEVEN Networks

SEVEN Networks software solutions deliver device-centric mobile traffic management and analytics for wireless carriers. Extending control from the network to the mobile client gives operators the power to manage and optimize data traffic before it impacts the network. Device-based analytics offer deeper and timelier insight than solutions that are solely network based. SEVEN’s Open Channel products reduce operator costs, increase efficiency in the use of wireless infrastructure, and enhance end-user experience. They bring immediate capacity relief to overloaded networks, simplify the creation of innovative new service plans, and provide actionable intelligence for mobile carriers.

What is Malvertising?

Forbes recently published their popular annual “30 UNDER 30” article. In order to read the article, online visitors with ad blockers installed were prompted to turn them off. Those that did were immediately hit with a malware attack to install a … Continue reading

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Why you should use an Ad Blocker

Advertisements are deemed a necessary evil by most; through enduring advertisements, the sites we visit make money to remain free to use. It seems logical, but this transaction isn’t so cut-and-dried. Instead of just taking up space, ads are learning … Continue reading

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SEVEN AdClear blocks annoying ads on the web!

AdClear is an ad blocker that blocks ads in-apps and on any browser including Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari, Android and Internet Explorer. If you want an ad blocker for your Android Phone, download Seven’s AdClear by following this link: http://www.seven.com/mobile-app.php AdClear … Continue reading

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Open Channel For Everyone

Until now, Open Channel’s benefits were made available through mobile operators and smartphone manufacturers. They certainly benefit enormously from the traffic and battery optimization, but we always thought we can do better, and one day bring Open Channel available for … Continue reading

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Smartphone Battery Life: The Impact of the Device Radio

Even with ongoing improvements in battery technology, many mobile phone users remain less than satisfied with the battery life of their devices. When a device cannot make it through a full day without needing to be recharged, this can result … Continue reading

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Measuring Mobile Traffic Optimization: Connections and Time Connected

Signaling messages occur at a deep layer in the network, and therefore are not directly observable. This means that we must rely on other metrics to determine the efficacy of technologies for optimizing mobile traffic with respect to signaling activity. … Continue reading

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The Results Are In: Carrier Trials Prove Effectiveness of Open Channel Traffic Optimization

SEVEN Networks conducts trials with mobile operators to demonstrate the effectiveness of our Open Channel Traffic Optimization software. A new white paper presents results from recent trials publicly for the first time. The trial results confirmed what we knew all … Continue reading

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