Tag Archives: Android

Carriers Doomed by Revenue-Sucking OTT Messaging? Not with Ping!

Last month, cellular-news contemplated ‘the end of SMS’ and the booming rise of Over-the-Top (OTT) messaging services. The article cited a Portio Research forecast that OTT messaging traffic will reach 20.3 trillion messages by the end of 2016. However, the … Continue reading

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Mobile Apps Get Ice Cream Sandwich Update

This is starting to read like a food blog with all the Ice Cream Sandwich posts! On the heels of the update of our Hotmail app for Android to support Android 4.0 (also known as Ice Cream Sandwich or ICS), … Continue reading

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Make Room for New Android Apps with Ping!

According to USA Today, a majority of smartphone owners open only five or fewer apps per week. So, what’s a busy social media user to do if they want to download the latest game or app and not crowd off … Continue reading

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Engaging our Carrier Customer and their Users

We recently demoed the latest version of Ping, our social messaging application to one of our North American carrier customers. It was interesting to get direct feedback on some of the challenges carriers are experiencing with the mass adoption of … Continue reading

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The New Ping will Set Your Heart on Fire!

Everyone loves to win, that’s why we’re offering up a hot new Kindle Fire for Ping users! We’ve just released a whole new suite of features including access to Facebook and Twitter as well custom themes/moods. The mood feature enables … Continue reading

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Cooperation Hasn’t Emerged as The Answer to Mobile Traffic Overload

The news from the frontlines of the impending network overload seems to be getting more grim. Not only does the march of data hogging device continue to gain momentum, but now there are reports that the industry is getting cold … Continue reading

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Our Hotmail App is on Fire…Literally!

Just two short months after we announced the 1 million download mark for the Hotmail app for Android that SEVEN Networks developed for Microsoft, that number has now tripled and continues to grow. In fact, as of December 30, 2011 … Continue reading

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Generation Mobile and Their Impact on Wireless Networks

My, how times have changed since the day people picked up the phone just to connect with their friends, colleagues and family. Voice calls are a thing of the past for the new Generation Mobile, with one-third of this population … 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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Trip Report: State of European Wireless Network

Recently, our CEO, Ross Bott, spoke at the Broadband Traffic Management event in London and heard a new perspective on how network traffic is growing and causing a problem in Europe.  This is timely, as it seems that several European … Continue reading

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