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Analyst Angle: Changing consumer views on wearables … or not?

Analyst Angle: Changing consumer views on wearables … or not?

Between August 2013 and April 2014, consumer familiarity with both fitness devices and smart watches was unchanged. In fact, the responses to these questions were almost identical.

by Iain Gillott, Founder and President, iGR Posted in Analyst Angle, Opinion0 Comments

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Analyst Angle: NFV, SDN – the evolution beyond virtualization

Slightly tired by the hype around network function virtualization and software-defined networking – and by the fact that everybody has to find some way to add these acronyms to their slide decks –

by Monica Paolini, Founder and President, Senza Fili Posted in Analyst Angle, Opinion0 Comments

Iain Gillott - iGR

Analyst Angle: How much data is T-Mobile US giving away with Music Freedom?

When T-Mobile US made its announcement, the immediate question was “how much data are they giving away?” Obviously, music streaming services can use a lot of data in a day, depending on how many hours they are streaming.

by Iain Gillott, Founder and President, iGR Posted in Analyst Angle, Opinion0 Comments

Small cell market continues search for economic sense

Small cell market continues search for economic sense

Small cells remain a bit of an enigma for the wireless space. Predictions for years have opined that the move to small cell deployments were just around the corner as surging demand for mobile data services had traditional wireless networks on the ropes. Those predictions have been tempered somewhat by advances in technology and software […]

by Dan Meyer Posted in Analyst Angle, Heterogeneous Networks0 Comments

Analyst Angle: Security and the ‘Internet of Things’

Analyst Angle: Security and the ‘Internet of Things’

Cyber-attacks continue to become more innovative and sophisticated. Unfortunately, while organizations are developing new security mechanisms, cyber-criminals are cultivating new techniques to circumvent them.

by Steve Durbin, Managing Director, Information Security Forum Posted in Analyst Angle, Opinion0 Comments

Analyst Angle: Personal smart devices drive Latin American mobile security services demand

Analyst Angle: Personal smart devices drive Latin American mobile security services demand

Security is becoming a central focus for mobile services as personal smart devices occupy an increasing position in storing personal and professional data.

by Carina Gonçalves, Telecom Research Analyst, Frost & Sullivan Posted in Analyst Angle, Opinion0 Comments

Analyst Angle: Wireless infrastructure value chain consolidation?

Analyst Angle: Wireless infrastructure value chain consolidation?

Historically, the wireless infrastructure value chain consisting of tower operators, fiber backhaul providers and neutral colocation facility providers has existed as three distinct provider groups.

by Aaron Blazar, VP, Atlantic-ACM Posted in Analyst Angle, Opinion0 Comments

Daniele Tricarico

Analyst Angle: What operators can bring to OTT partnerships, besides billing

Hardly a day goes by without an announcement of a new partnership between an operator and an over-the-top provider. OTT partnering has become a key strategic initiative,

by Daniele Tricarico, Senior Analyst, Pyramid Research Posted in Analyst Angle, Opinion0 Comments

Analyst Angle: Disorganized value chain: the story of small cell and DAS

Analyst Angle: Disorganized value chain: the story of small cell and DAS

In early April, I had the pleasure of participating in the NEDAS Forum event in New York City. The forum had attendees and speakers covering all aspects of the deployment value chain.

by Aaron Blazar, VP, Atlantic-ACM Posted in Analyst Angle, Opinion0 Comments

Analyst Angle: Value-added services fuel LatAm’s data communications market

Analyst Angle: Value-added services fuel LatAm’s data communications market

Connectivity and bandwidth have become commodities in the data communications market. To differentiate themselves, telecom operators have been bundling

by Carina Gonçalves, Telecom Research Analyst, Frost & Sullivan Posted in Analyst Angle, Opinion0 Comments

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