AT&T posts robust customer growth, strong interest in Next program

AT&T posts robust customer growth, strong interest in Next program

22 April 2014 by Dan Meyer

AT&T set a noteworthy bar for its rivals to meet for first quarter operational results, announcing strong customer growth and growing uptake of its Next device financing program. AT&T reported that its wireless operations added more than one million net customer additions for the quarter, which was more than triple the 291,000 net customer additions […]

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Verizon report: 9 patterns of data breach attacks

22 April 2014 by Kelly Hill

Verizon’s annual examination of data breaches around the world found that most of the 100,000 security incidents over the past 10 years fall into one of nine patterns — and that governmental or corporate espionage is increasingly driving attacks, with financial-based attacks on the decrease. This is the seventh year that Verizon has published the […]

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Video: Accenture’s Tom Loozen on the OTT market

22 April 2014 by Kelly Hill

Tom Loozen, managing director for Accenture’s communications industry group, affirms that OTT services have had a substantial impact on carrier revenue around the globe, although there are regional differences in how OTT adoption has played out. Although operators once were able to take a walled garden approach and survive, the advent and swift adoption of […]

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Cellular baseband modem market analysis (Pt. 1)

22 April 2014 by Martha DeGrasse

LTE represents the fastest-growing part of the cellular baseband market, but 2G and 3G solutions still dominate the market. Just 13% of the cellular modems sold last year were LTE modems, according to the analysts at Forward Concepts. “LTE is the fastest growing segment and it’s the only one that people are putting their engineering […]

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3G, LTE boost China Mobile customer growth, profits dip

3G, LTE boost China Mobile customer growth, profits dip

22 April 2014 by Dan Meyer

China Mobile said it added 13.88 million new customers during the first quarter of the year, pushing its world-leading customer base to more than 781 million connections. The carrier’s growth was on the back of next-generation services as its 3G network scored 33.35 million net additions for the quarter and its recently launched LTE-powered service […]

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Reader Forum: WhatsApp deal shows the power embedded in wireless networks

07 April 2014 by Cassidy Shield, VP Marketing, Alcatel-Lucent IP Platforms

WhatsApp has been all over the news after signing a $19 billion deal with Facebook. It has a lot of people speculating what it means for the telecom industry.

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Analyst Angle: What we can learn from Nokia X and Firefox OS

Analyst Angle: What we can learn from Nokia X and Firefox OS

03 April 2014 by Ari Lopes, Principal Analyst Latin America, Informa Telecoms & Media

During this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Nokia and Mozilla announced new products and plans for the affordable smartphone market.

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Analyst Angle: Managing M2M’s big data will be an all-tech-on-deck exercise

Analyst Angle: Managing M2M’s big data will be an all-tech-on-deck exercise

02 April 2014 by Fedor Smith, President, Atlantic-ACM

It’s generally accepted that by the beginning of the next decade the machine-to-machine market, or, if you prefer, the larger-scope “Internet of things,” will have more connected devices

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Reality Check: The 10 most important events of the first quarter

Reality Check: The 10 most important events of the first quarter

01 April 2014 by Jim Patterson, CEO, Patterson Advisory Group

Normally, we take the end of the quarter to evaluate key long-term trends and see how they might change as a result of events. We are trying a new end of quarter theme

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Reader Forum: Wireless network security – a cautionary tale

31 March 2014 by Paul Nguyen, President, CSG Invotas Global Security Solutions

The fun and flurry of retail discounts during the high-volume holiday shopping season were marred last year by the much-publicized breach of customer data at popular retailer Target.

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From Our Editors

CTIA names Baker to replace Largent 23 April 2014 Dan Meyer

Europe: Troubled TeliaSonera profits decline in first quarter 23 April 2014 Sara Zaske

Cellular baseband modem market analysis (Pt. 2) 23 April 2014 Martha DeGrasse

Mobile patents: Samsung dominates in U.S. and Europe 23 April 2014 Martha DeGrasse

Time Trippin’: WCS auction fizzles; DoJ approve Bell Atlantic, Nynex merger … 17 years ago this week 23 April 2014 Dan Meyer

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Commentary

Reality Check: T-Mobile US’ three days of change 15 April 2014 by Jim Patterson, CEO, Patterson Advisory Group

Reality Check: Real-time analytics – the new CEM 15 April 2014 by Charlie Thomas, CEO, Razorsight

Reality Check: Managing strategic LTE partners 15 April 2014 by Adam Cummins, Principal, Pace Harmon

Reader Forum: Wearable tech is here – are you ready? 13 April 2014 by Andi Mann, VP Business Unit Strategy, CA Technologies

Reader Forum: From mash-ups to sponsored data: why operators must collaborate with OTTs 07 April 2014 by Andy Tiller, VP Product Marketing, AsiaInfo

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