Monthly Archives: July 2012

A Wireless Failure of Olympic Proportions?

London’s Olympic Games are just a few days away and while much of the world is eagerly anticipating who will bring home the gold, the wireless industry has its eyes on how carriers will address the huge demand for mobile … Continue reading

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LTE Networks Bring ‘Richer’ Apps – And More Signaling

We just had a chance to review a great whitepaper (pdf download) from analyst Gabriel Brown of Heavy Reading on how the signaling challenges of today’s smartphone-driven services will change as wireless networks evolve to LTE. The bottom line: apps … Continue reading

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What’s your smartphone doing while in your pocket for the 22 hours you’re not using it?

A recent survey from O2 in the UK shows that mobile users consume less and less minutes making phone calls, but spend more and more time on their device checking the web, listening to music, playing games and being social. … Continue reading

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App Developer Survey: Mobile Apps Probably Aren’t Going to Get More Efficient

One of the key factors in the signaling and data bandwidth tsunami that is impacting wireless networks around the world are smartphone apps, which ping the network constantly so that users have the most updated data on demand. While this … Continue reading

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