Wireless Services and Networks
- March 04, 2010
Competitive pricing may have held onto subscribers years ago, but then the iPhone arrived. Operators will have to prevent mobile churn now with attractive smartphone portfolios and strong mobile data networks to support those devices.
- February 18, 2010
Verizon Wireless's approval of a Skype mobile VoIP app for its network may be more PR than substance. But it also signals that wireless operators are trialing mobile voice over IP (VoIP) applications to see whether they can reverse dwindling profits...
- February 15, 2010
Despite a dire economic climate, wireless telecom market revenues reached $215 billion in 2009. Strong smartphone sales could help maintain a rising ARPU trend in 2010, according to a new wireless telecom market review.
- February 04, 2010
As wireless operators tap into the benefits of Long-Term Evolution (LTE), video delivery to mobile devices embodies the raison d'âtre for next-generation networking as well as its greatest challenge. But LTE is one part of the anatomy, which ...
- January 07, 2010
The wireless business model of carrier-device monogamy in the U.S. is unlikely to be broken up by the launch of the Google Nexus One smartphone -- now built for only T-Mobile USA's 3G network but expected soon on other carrier networks.
- December 08, 2009
As Huawei lands contracts across Europe, the telecom equipment provider has yet to score a major deal with any top North American operator. But analysts say that day isn't far off, as the U.S. market becomes a battleground for LTE vendors.
- October 22, 2009
When it comes to 3G and 4G wireless data networks,Verizon and AT&T are facing off over which operator has the best smartphone to handle mobile Internet access. Verizon's Droid smartphone -- a Motorola device -- is about to hit the market to take on ...
- September 24, 2009
If wireless carriers aren't already offering some form of mobile device management, they likely soon will be -- adding services like inventory, expense and security management -- as the market for wireless business services barrels toward the global...
- September 04, 2009
If wireless operators can no longer sign exclusive deals with handset manufacturers, partnering with third-party developers and using internal resources will be key for application development and growing 3G and 4G revenue.
- September 04, 2009
The FCC's wireless inquiry may not result in mandated industry changes, but even so, wireless operators should be changing their business models by offering higher-level services to increase revenue.
- August 26, 2009
Infonetics Research predicts that telecoms will double their spending on mobile backhaul infrastructure by 2013 as they try to strike a balance between providing quality service to customers and not spending so much that it kills their profitability.
- June 29, 2009
Alcatel-Lucent's new Advertising Selection Server, also available as a hosted cloud-based service, can help mobile operators increase revenue and become part of the digital media value chain by targeting mobile ads at customers who opt-in to receive...
- June 25, 2009
Nokia Siemens Networks' bid for Nortel's CDMA and LTE assets could allow the network core vendor to break into the wireless edge in light of the Nortel bankruptcy.
- June 11, 2009
Strong video growth for mobile and fixed networks is projected, but with carriers seeing little of the video revenue in the current business model, return on investment (ROI) for telecom network optimization is not always a sure thing for service ...
- March 12, 2009
Increasing use of femtocells and distributed antenna systems can help telecom service providers cut wireless backhaul costs by a third and increase service quality for customers.