Category Archives: Unnecessary Signaling

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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How Chatty Apps Shorten Smartphone Battery Life

Will longer battery life become the next feature battleground for smartphones? Antony Leather writing on Forbes.com believes it should be because mobile subscribers are growing frustrated with constantly recharging their phones – to the point that they would accept thicker … Continue reading

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Taming Mobile Signaling Shown to Reduce Wireless Carrier Costs

Carriers have long known that unnecessary mobile signaling increases their costs, because it forces them to add capacity to maintain service levels. Many carriers are aware of potential countermeasures, such as signaling optimization, but have been uncertain about how much … Continue reading

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All Mobile Signaling Is Not Created Equal – Unnecessary Signaling Defined

It is well established that mobile signaling is a primary driver of congestion in carrier networks. Carriers lack control over the behavior of chatty mobile apps, and apps are not optimized to make the most efficient use of network resources. … Continue reading

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