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

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

22 April 2014 by Hossein Moiin, EVP of Technology and Innovation, Nokia Solutions and Networks

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

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Reality Check: VoLTE battery issues? Not really

22 April 2014 by Doug Makishima, COO, D2 Technologies

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:

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

21 April 2014 by Leonid Burakovsky, Sr. Director Strategic Solutions, F5 Networks

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.

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

21 April 2014 by Yossi Atias, VP and GM Mobile Business Unit, PeerApp

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

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

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

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

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

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From Our Editors

Nike reportedly plans to abandon FuelBand (RCR Mobile Minute) 22 April 2014 Martha DeGrasse

Policy: AT&T threatens auction boycott 22 April 2014 RCR Wireless News

AT&T looks to expand fiber into 100 markets 21 April 2014 Dan Meyer

Google expands Project Loon LTE testing to Nevada 21 April 2014 RCR Wireless News

Amdocs study: Data accounts for 98% of network traffic 21 April 2014 Kelly Hill

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Commentary

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

Reader Forum: WhatsApp deal shows the power embedded in wireless networks 07 April 2014 by Cassidy Shield, VP Marketing, Alcatel-Lucent IP Platforms

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