Category Archives: Industry Trends

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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AnDevCon 2012 Recap: Geek talk and Droid Bots

The Droid Bot came out to play at this year’s Android Developers Conference, thanks to Intel, who hosted a variety of photo ops for developers, engineers, marketers and Android lovers alike eager to talk tech. Tapjoy took center stage as … Continue reading

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Apps Take Center Stage at CTIA

CTIA opens today in New Orleans, for the first time in seven years.  In that time, both the show and the city have changed dramatically.  From Wireless Week magazine: Whereas seven years ago the themes of the CTIA show were … Continue reading

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Users and Networks Drowning in the Data Deluge

As mobile devices get increasingly sophisticated and users’ taste for access to information and entertainment grows, so does the amount of data consumed, having tripled in 2011 alone! Although users are increasingly aware of the costs associated with data and … Continue reading

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Industry Analysts Talk 2012 Predictions

With just 10 days left in 2011, here’s a quick roundup of the 2012 predictions from analysts throughout the industry: Disruptive Wireless’ Dean Bubley shared his brief bullet points for 2012’s winners and losers, listing SMS revenues as a “loser” … Continue reading

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Consumers Demand Desktop-like Web Experience on their Smartphones

The rapid shift to smartphones has forced consumers to the mobile web, leaving them seeking the same desktop-like speed and features they experience on their laptop and desktop computers. In a recent poll by CMS Wire, nearly half of all … Continue reading

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SEVEN Tips to Surviving the Mobile Data Tsunami

The traditional practices of carriers where they provide services such as all-you-can-eat data plans is a thing of the past. The data tsunami is forcing them to rethink the way they deliver services while still providing a superior quality of … Continue reading

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