Tag Archives: Network Operators

Flourishing Mobile Advertising Market Spells Doom for Carrier Networks

Add mobile advertising to the list of “hidden traffic” sources that are becoming a problem for carrier networks. According to a report by comScore, Inc., mobile advertising spending is projected to reach $2.5 billion by 2014 in the U.S. And … 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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Signaling Talk Heats Up – First Quarter Round Up

As Q1 ended, the discussion around wireless signaling is hotter than ever and continues to eclipse headlines throughout the mobile industry. Here’s a quick recap now that more emphasis has been placed on the signaling challenge over the past three … Continue reading

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Network Signaling Takes Center Stage

The past 24 months have been dubbed the ‘data capacity crisis,’ ‘mobile data tsunami,’ or the ‘spectrum crunch’. You name it, if it pertains to the impact of smartphones on wireless networks, it’s been at the forefront of anything mobile. … Continue reading

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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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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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