Tag Archives: Network Congestion

Open Channel as the NEXT B!G IDEA!

SEVEN Open Channel is in the running for this year’s CTIA B!G Idea Contest and now is your chance to vote! To be considered for the contest, companies had to display innovative ideas for products, apps or services that “embody … Continue reading

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Meet with us at Mobile World Congress 2012!

It’s hard to believe that this year’s MWC is just a few weeks away! If you plan on attending this year we encourage you to stop by our Pavilion on the Main Avenue at AV41 as you enter or exit … 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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CES recap: wireless and tech experts not immune to network congestion issues

At the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas, the thousands of tech savvy attendees were not immune to network congestion as reported by many. Despite carriers’ efforts to provide better coverage and allocate more bandwidth to the show floor, many … Continue reading

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FCC at CES: spectrum crunch still looming as main issue over wireless industry

At CES in Las Vegas, FCC chair warns of mobile ‘spectrum crunch’–for the third time! (CNET – January 12th). By the very nature of it, spectrum is physically limited and even if the addition of spectrum will provide some relief, … 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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Capped Data Plans Won’t Save Wireless Networks

The trend toward capped data plans is the latest attempt by US carriers to combat growing network congestion. AT&T was the first carrier to introduce capped data in 2010 with Verizon and T-Mobile following suit this year. Sprint recently capped … Continue reading

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Is Ice Cream Sandwich a Network Meltdown for Operators?

Google’s upcoming Android 4.0 operating system (codenamed Ice Cream Sandwich) promises great new features for managing data. New features, that is, for everyone but wireless carriers who are drowning in data. In late Oct., Google released Ice Cream Sandwich to … Continue reading

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