Posted on 16 May 2013.
Third-generation and “4G” wireless networks are facing a severe capacity crunch caused by massive data demand created by smart phones and tablet devices. Deployment of macrocells will not solve the problem since most of the demand is generated indoors. Service providers are moving towards heterogeneous solutions (3G/4G/Wi-Fi) consisting of a dense network of femtocells, picocells and metrocells [...]
by RCR Wireless News Posted in Cloud, Enterprise, Enterprise Mobile and Wireless, Frontpage, Heterogeneous Networks, infrastructure, Mobile Data, Mobile Devices, Mobile Video and TV, Networks, Uncategorized, Webinars, Wireless, Wireless Network Infrastructure
Posted on 15 May 2013.
Editor’s Note: Welcome to our weekly Reality Check column. We’ve gathered a group of visionaries and veterans in the mobile industry to give their insights into the marketplace. A new trinity is on the rise: Mobility, cloud computing and social media are set to become inextricably linked over the next few years, presenting both threats and considerable opportunities [...]
by Fernando Alvarez, VP at Capgemini Mobile Solutions Practice Leader Posted in Cloud, Opinion, Reality Check
Posted on 03 May 2013.
The combination of mobile, cloud, social, big data and the “Internet of things” is driving company efforts from many different industries, and telecom operators are in a good position to take advantage of these trends, according to Mike Riegel, IBM VP for mobile and WebSphere solutions. “Telecom operators have to have the capability to handle massive [...]
by Roberta Prescott Posted in Big data, Cloud
Posted on 09 April 2013.
Service providers have been buffeted by the explosive growth in data traffic. Meanwhile many networks remain highly siloed and are becoming more complex even as service providers move to converge infrastructure and adopt more flexible cloud-based approaches. In this webinar, we’ll share some of the challenges that service providers have been facing, cover the key [...]
by RCR Wireless News Posted in Associations, Chips, Cloud, Customer Care, Customers, Devices, Enterprise, Enterprise Mobile and Wireless, Enterprise Mobile and Wireless, Facilitators, Featured, Free, Free, Frontpage, infrastructure, Infrastructure: Site Equipment Solutions, M2M, Mobile Data, Mobile Devices, Networks, Opinion, Software, Spectrum Auction, Webinars, Wireless, Wireless Internet, Wireless Network Infrastructure, Wireless Providers, Wireless Technology
Posted on 21 March 2013.
Software is becoming a key differentiator for mobile devices and networks, and companies throughout the wireless ecosystem are competing for software talent. Carriers, device manufacturers, chip makers, and test and measurement companies all need software engineers, as do communications and telecom software companies. Telecom and wireless recruiters find themselves competing with each other and with [...]
by Martha DeGrasse Posted in Carriers, Cloud, Devices, Enterprise Mobile and Wireless, Featured, Free Reports, Frontpage, infrastructure, Infrastructure: Site Equipment Solutions, Jobs, Mobile Content, Mobile Data, Networks, Opinion, Software, Wireless
Posted on 18 March 2013.
Uruguay is the latest Latin American country to move forward with LTE. After Colombia announced it had set an LTE auction date for June 26, Uruguay’s Regulatory Unit of Communications Services (URSEC) released that América Móvil’s Claro and Telefónica’s Movistar have paid a total of U.S.$64 million for spectrum awarded in its recent auction. Movistar took [...]
by Roberta Prescott Posted in Carriers, Cloud, Industry
Posted on 15 March 2013.
Cloud computing is gaining momentum, and telecom operators are battling for cloud computing customers. Carriers face fierce competition in this emerging market and many have to solve several issues before becoming strong competitors. Almost all data center and infrastructure providers have included some kind of cloud service offering in their portfolio, and they have entered this field [...]
by Roberta Prescott Posted in Carriers, Cloud
Posted on 15 February 2013.
The global market for unified communications as-a-service is expected to grow from $2.52 billion in 2013 to $7.62 billion by 2018, at an estimated compound annual growth rate of 24.8%. A recent study conducted by MarketsandMarkets shows that UCaaS will be one of the key enabling factors that will drive the market for unified communications. The [...]
by Roberta Prescott Posted in Cloud, Enterprise, Enterprise Mobile and Wireless, Software
Posted on 29 January 2013.
Oracle is pushing its cloud computing strategies by investing in its software as a service (SaaS), platform as a service (PaaS) and infrastructure as a service (IaaS) solutions. The giant IT company has made several acquisitions to boost its portfolio over the last few months. And yesterday, Oracle’s president, Mark Hurd, and executive vice president, [...]
by Roberta Prescott Posted in Cloud
Posted on 28 January 2013.
Enterprise adoption of cloud computing has been a game-changer for those that know how to take advantage of hosting data in the cloud. Now companies are moving beyond cloud experimentation to broader-based implementations. In addition, the cloud computing market has been impacted by vendor alliances, such as AT&T/IBM and Sprint/CSC. According to the research firm [...]
by Roberta Prescott Posted in Carriers, Cloud, Enterprise