Over the Top (OTT) Services The over-the-top trend started in the telecommunications sphere with free, IP-based telephony services but has…
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,
According to Nielsen data, Instagram was the fastest growing app in 2013, seeing its audience surge 66% to 32 million.…
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:
Much has been written about the evolving wireless broadband capacity crunch and the mobile network technologies that help solve this problem.
Across the world, mobile customers are enthusiastically embracing over-the-top applications. The value of these apps has been firmly established – witness the $19 billion paid for WhatsApp by Facebook.
Following on the heels of increasingly common, albeit still fairly new “freemium” service offerings, AT&T’s recently announced sponsored data service launch has been unusually controversial.
Mobile messaging provider Tango has raised $280 million from an investor group led by China’s Alibaba, which contributed $215 to…
For true real-time decision-making, it is necessary to continuously collect, store and analyze network information. In order to fully understand what is happening,
As the mobile industry gears up for one of the biggest events of the year, the industry is buzzing about what new technologies and innovations are going to surface at this year’s Mobile World Congress.
In its simplest form, big data analytics can be broken down into two parts that differentiate it from business intelligence or data warehousing and mining:
In the past three to four years, over-the-top video has grown as an alternative to established pay-TV platforms in many emerging markets. As a result of improving broadband infrastructure and
Skype users spent an estimated 214 billion minutes on international calls last year, according to the latest data from TeleGeography.…
2013 saw mobile network operators around the world continuing their tentative adjustment to an environment in which over-the-top content defined much of their network deployment, upgrade and
Fiber-to-the-home is a utility: With the emergence of next-generation access networks soon being on a global scale, different strategies and business models are continuously developing.