Category: Opinion

Analyst Angle: Two out of three: number of licenses, speed, cost

Analyst Angle: Two out of three: number of licenses, speed, cost

The FCC appears ready to continue the narrow channelization idea for the upcoming incentive auctions intended to reallocate up to 120 megahertz of broadcast spectrum to wireless broadband.

by Roger Entner, Lead Analyst, Recon Analytics Posted in Analyst Angle, Opinion

Reality Check: ‘5G’ – moving beyond the hype

Reality Check: ‘5G’ – moving beyond the hype

Today “5G” is not yet a newborn; and we, as its parents, are still trying to define its genetic makeup. As it is impossible to predict all the use cases of the future, we need to ensure that the DNA of 5G is as flexible as

by Hossein Moiin, EVP of Technology and Innovation, Nokia Solutions and Networks Posted in Opinion, Reality Check

Reality Check: VoLTE battery issues? Not really

In 2012, despite gains made in voice over LTE viability as a carrier option for delivering data and voice over 4G LTE networks through IMS cores, several industry pundits pointed out the elephant in the room:

by Doug Makishima, COO, D2 Technologies Posted in Opinion, Reality Check

Reader Forum: Next-generation service provider security – dynamic multi-layered defense

The concept of service provider security is undergoing a significant shift due to changes in several key areas: business, technology and the profile of the attacker.

by Leonid Burakovsky, Sr. Director Strategic Solutions, F5 Networks Posted in Opinion, Reader Forum

Reader Forum: Why mobile acceleration technology is necessary to keep up with user demand

Much has been written about the evolving wireless broadband capacity crunch and the mobile network technologies that help solve this problem.

by Yossi Atias, VP and GM Mobile Business Unit, PeerApp Posted in Opinion, Reader Forum

Reality Check: T-Mobile US’ three days of change

Reality Check: T-Mobile US’ three days of change

To recap a couple of themes that we have discussed since the beginning of the year, first quarter earnings are going to highlight a) the disruptor role of T-Mobile US in the wireless marketplace

by Jim Patterson, CEO, Patterson Advisory Group Posted in Opinion, Reality Check

Reality Check: Real-time analytics – the new CEM

Reality Check: Real-time analytics – the new CEM

Six months ago they were one of the world’s most vulnerable mobile service providers. A staggering 43% of customers said they planned to leave.

by Charlie Thomas, CEO, Razorsight Posted in Opinion, Reality Check

Reality Check: Managing strategic LTE partners

Reality Check: Managing strategic LTE partners

U.S. wireless carriers have spent billions of dollars on the design, construction and operation of their legacy networks and with the ongoing development and implementation of LTE,

by Adam Cummins, Principal, Pace Harmon Posted in Opinion, Reality Check

Reader Forum: Wearable tech is here – are you ready?

The other week I was skiing at Vail with three of my best mates, and we were using smart badges from the resort to track our runs. We’re all very competitive people, and we were all trying to go faster, longer, higher and catch more lifts.

by Andi Mann, VP Business Unit Strategy, CA Technologies Posted in M2M, Opinion, Reader Forum

Informa to merge its Ovum unit with Informa Telecoms and Media

Informa to merge its Ovum unit with Informa Telecoms and Media

Informa plc is merging its Ovum and Informa Telecoms and Media units into a single company. Steve Hotham, currently a managing director at Ovum, will become the CEO of the combined company, which will operate under the Ovum name. Both Ovum and Informa Telecoms and Media have strong telecom and wireless analytics practices already. Ovum […]

by Martha DeGrasse Posted in Analyst Angle

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