Category Archives: Industry Trends

Industry Talks Mobile Traffic Management at OMA Meeting

by David Puron Recently, SEVEN joined the Open Mobile Alliance to collaborate with our industry counterparts on solutions that will help manage and optimize data traffic on mobile networks. Our timing was perfect. While my colleagues in Redwood City were … Continue reading

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Mobile World Congress 2013: Handsets and Tablets Aplenty

This year’s Mobile World Congress kicked off Monday in a brand new venue in Barcelona. As the show closed yesterday, here’s a roundup of what we read and observed from our meeting room in Hall 2. Handsets, Handsets and More … Continue reading

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2013: New Year, New Mobile App Troubles

The New Year is still young, but carriers are facing the same old problems from mobile app data that rose to a critical level in 2012. Here’s a round-up of several recent news events that shows that the need for … Continue reading

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As Android Goes, So Goes the Network

The market growth in smartphones that has brought us the wireless data tsunami is showing no signs of slowing, according to Q2 2012 handset shipment numbers from IDC.  Android’s growing lead in the market, though, has some implications for wireless … 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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Mobile Phone Data Presents a “Signature of Humanity”

Is there now so much wireless data that it can give us insights into user behavior that we didn’t have before? This month Ericsson released its “Traffic and Market Report” featuring insights into the current traffic and market trends. As … Continue reading

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