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Big Data & Analytics: IDC sees intersection of government, small cells, big data

Editor’s Note: The ecosystem of big data and analytics, and its intersection with mobile networks and cloud computing has increasing relevance to wireless in areas that include service assurance, customer experience management, mobile marketing, location-based services and more. Here is a look at the week’s news in this space.  –The latest report from IDC Government Insights sees […]

by Kelly Hill Posted in Big data, Wireless0 Comments

World Cup Textiest SAP

SAP identifies ‘textiest’ moments of the World Cup

With the 2014 FIFA World Cup concluded and Germany victorious, data continues to reveal just how entwined mobile engagement was with the experience of the games. SAP, which says it processes 1.8 billion messages daily from more than 1,000 operators, analyzed how text messaging traffic fluctuated around the world in response to how teams fared in […]

by Kelly Hill Posted in Networks, Wireless0 Comments


Infovista on key market trends, balancing capex and CEM

Vikas Trehan, SVP of Infovista, spoke with RCR Wireless News about key trends that the company sees in the market – in particular, how mobile operators are grappling with the continuing surge in data growth, and the fact that revenues are not growing at the same pace. “It’s all about achieving a balance between the […]

by Kelly Hill Posted in Big data, Wireless0 Comments


Europe: Secure home care that learns

Essence has been around for 20 years providing professional-graded security solutions. While not the first type of company that comes to mind when thinking about home care solutions, they have over 10 million products deployed and are focusing on bringing machine-to-machine functionality into the security, connected homes and home care markets. RCR Wireless News recently […]

by Claudia Bacco Posted in M2M, Wireless0 Comments

Europe: Net neutrality alive and well? Not really

Flash Networks released its annual LTE study conducted at the LTE World Summit event regarding operator and subscriber views on the topic of net neutrality. Not surprisingly 69% of operators thought there should be a so-called “fast lane” for Internet traffic geared towards premium content providers willing to spend extra for that speed. What was […]

by Claudia Bacco Posted in Carriers, LTE, Wireless, Wireless Providers1 Comment

Video: Nokia’s OSS role in LTE rollouts

Jane Rygaard, Head of CEM, Core and OSS Marketing for Nokia, spoke with RCR Wireless about the role her company’s OSS efforts play in the LTE rollout for mobile operators in North America, including T-Mobile US, and in Voice over LTE. “Because of the pure size of the U.S., the rollout is massive,” Rygaard said, so important […]

by Kelly Hill Posted in Networks, Wireless0 Comments

LTE World Summit 2014

LTEWS: Bright Box connected car demo

Ivan Mishanin, managing director at Bright Box, gave RCR Wireless News a demonstration of the company’s connected car platform that allows users to control aspects of an automobile via smartphones and tablets. Aspects that users can control include opening the car’s trunk, opening the vehicle’s doors and being able to locate the car in relation to […]

by Kelly Hill Posted in Wireless0 Comments

Telecom cloud drives connected cars

Telecom cloud drives connected cars

As we watch the story unfold related to connected cars and consider how operators will play in this scenario, it’s also interesting to watch the telecom equipment vendor movements in this space. This week I met with Ericsson to better understand their strategy in this space and how they might be leveraging their telecom heritage/solutions […]

by Claudia Bacco Posted in Devices, Networks, Software, Wireless0 Comments

Feds have invested $1.6 billion in mobile workforce, study says

Feds have invested $1.6 billion in mobile workforce, study says

A new study from public-private partnership Mobile Work Exchange has found that the U.S. federal government invested $1.6 billion in mobilizing its workforce since the launch of the Digital Government Strategy Initiative. However, sufficient encryption and security training are still seen as emerging needs. A more mobile workforce is contributing to both savings from reduced […]

by Kelly Hill Posted in Wireless0 Comments

Time Trippin’: New iPhone no-show at WWDC; Ericsson buys Telcordia … 3 years ago this week

Time Trippin’: New iPhone no-show at WWDC; Ericsson buys Telcordia … 3 years ago this week

Editor’s Note: The RCR Wireless News Time Machine is a way to take advantage of our extensive history in covering the wireless space to fire up the DeLorean and take a trip back in time to re-visit some of the more interesting headlines from this week in history. Enjoy the ride! U.S. Cellular hones in […]

by RCR Wireless News Posted in Devices, Wireless0 Comments

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