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Fixing Wireless Data Congestion: Where to Start?

Carriers have the will and the resources to fix the wireless network overload problem.  But where do they start? Move to 4G networks? Buy more spectrum? Add WiFi overlays? Use pricing as a way to control usage? Or, add more … Continue reading

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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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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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Storm Watch 2012: Devastating Signaling Front Ahead

There’s a potentially devastating signaling storm brewing and SEVEN Networks is on the frontlines with a new infographic depicting the breadth of the problem that plagues wireless networks across the globe. What’s the culprit? Application chattiness! Did you know that … 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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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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