Sprint stems customer losses, squeaks out profit
Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 As has been a recurring theme, Sprint reported quarterly results that highlight its continued struggles through an ongoing network upgrade program, but hints that perhaps it could be set to turn a corner. (Sprint [...]

Why does my phone battery die so fast?
Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 It’s a question that everyone asks. Your phone battery seems like it needs to be charged every day or even more frequently as it gets older. But why does this happen? It appears as if researchers from the [...]

American Tower shares lessons learned in DAS, LatAm
Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 Like many other successful companies, American Tower is outgrowing its name. “American” no longer refers just to the United States; towers in other parts of North and South America are now a big part of [...]

Infrastructure news: Carrier spending update

Investment in wireless infrastructure is a big part of capital spending for both Verizon and AT&T, and both [...]

Microsoft names wireless industry veteran Stanton to board

Microsoft’s attempt to refocus efforts into the mobile space gained some heady momentum this week as the [...]

Small cells: hosted solution lets carriers test the waters

31 July 2014 by Martha DeGrasse

Small cells can be big investments for regional operators, many of whom may not be ready to invest $1M or more in a small cell gateway. These are the target customers for ClearSky Technologies’ hosted small cell solution. The company sells access to its GSM/LTE gateways to regional carriers, enabling them to treat small cells […]

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Microsoft names wireless industry veteran Stanton to board

Microsoft names wireless industry veteran Stanton to board

30 July 2014 by Dan Meyer

Microsoft’s attempt to refocus efforts into the mobile space gained some heady momentum this week as the computing software giant added wireless industry pioneer John Stanton to its board of directors. The move will increase Microsoft’s board to 11 members, with Stanton set to join the board’s compensation committee. Stanton is a long-time resident of […]

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EMEA: Do users know when they’re in the cloud?

30 July 2014 by Claudia Bacco

Claudia Bacco, Managing Director – EMEA for RCR Wireless News, has spent her entire career in telecom, IT and security. Having experience at an operator, software and hardware vendors and as a well-known industry analyst, she has many opinions on the market. She’ll be sharing those opinions along with ongoing trend analysis for RCR Wireless […]

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Big data implications for mobile marketing

30 July 2014 by Kelly Hill

Big data is increasing the granularity of mobile marketing, its scale and measurability, as mobile operators seek to get more out of their data than network optimization, according to Dr. Olly Downs, chief scientist for Globys. Globys is a contextual marketing company that focuses on solutions for mobile operators. Downs talked with RCR about how […]

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Amdocs’ growth driven by emerging markets, North America

Amdocs’ growth driven by emerging markets, North America

30 July 2014 by Kelly Hill

Amdocs reported strong results during the most recent quarter, with revenues up more than 7% year-over-year driven by activity in emerging markets and in North America. Its revenues for the most recent quarter were $902 million, and the company noted that positive foreign currency developments affected revenue by about $3 million compared to the previous sequential […]

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Analyst Angle: Connecting on connected cars

Analyst Angle: Connecting on connected cars

30 July 2014 by Iain Gillott, Founder and President, iGR

First, the good news: between August 2013 and April 2014, the number of consumers who admitted to reading and replying to e-mails, and watching video

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Analyst Angle: Apple and IBM – a logical enterprise partnership finally comes of age

Analyst Angle: Apple and IBM – a logical enterprise partnership finally comes of age

30 July 2014 by Bill Rom, Managing Partner, 151 Advisors

While the markets have reacted to this announcement, both BlackBerry and MobileIron shares have fallen. I think we need look at the cause and effect in both the short and long term to truly understand the overall impact.

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Reality Check: Mitigating network deployment delays and cost overruns

Reality Check: Mitigating network deployment delays and cost overruns

29 July 2014 by Tony Mistretta, Managing Partner and Co-founder, Vertix Consulting

Editor’s Note: Welcome to our weekly Reality Check column where C-level executives and advisory firms from across the mobile industry share unique insights and experiences. After billions of dollars and countless man-hours spent over the last two decades, network deployment should have almost evolved into a science. Unfortunately, it often continues to be plagued by […]

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Reality Check: Building out the LTE network

Reality Check: Building out the LTE network

29 July 2014 by Nick Ilyadis, VP and CTO, Broadcom Infrastructure and Networking Group

Building out the LTE network affects many aspects of wireless network development, including network Ethernet switching, high performance processors in cell sites, improved backhaul systems, network controllers and enterprise wireless LAN development.

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Reader Forum: Addressing impediments to outdoor small cell adoption

28 July 2014 by Greg Friesen, VP Product Management, DragonWave

One variable that may impact the growth of small cell deployments is the expected future capacity increases in the macrocellular network layer.

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From Our Editors

Europe: Orange increases cost-cuts to lose less juice 30 July 2014 Sara Zaske

Sprint stems customer losses, squeaks out profit 30 July 2014 Dan Meyer

Virgin Mobile taps ItsOn software platform for custom plans 30 July 2014 Dan Meyer

Policy: FCC extends 3.5 GHz CBRS comment period 30 July 2014 Dan Meyer

Nokia dives deeper into infrastructure services 30 July 2014 Martha DeGrasse

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Commentary

Reader Forum: The battle over mobile banking 28 July 2014 by Howard Stevens, Global GM Telecommunications, SAP

Analyst Angle: Changing consumer views on wearables … or not? 23 July 2014 by Iain Gillott, Founder and President, iGR

Reality Check: Apple + IBM: A hand-in-glove fit? 22 July 2014 by Jim Patterson, CEO, Patterson Advisory Group

Reader Forum: Using cloud to tap into the lucrative SMB market 21 July 2014 by Liron Golan, Product Marketing Portfolio & Solutions Management, Amdocs

Reader Forum: Tracking VoLTE performance 21 July 2014 by Matt Goldberg, Senior Director of Service Provider Solutions, SevOne

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