BARCELONA, Spain--Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg predicted video will generate half of all mobile data traffic in 2015, as the number of people viewing streaming video exceeds those watching scheduled broadcast TV.
Ofcom on Wednesday confirmed it will open up the 700 MHz frequency band to mobile operators for wireless broadband services.
Ofcom's first research into mobile broadband performance since its 4G auction in 2013 shows LTE delivers much higher speeds than 3G, but there are considerable differences in performance between operators and cities.
Alcatel-Lucent won what it says is one of the first 450MHz network rollout deals in Scandinavia, agreeing a deal to deploy mobile broadband networks for AINMT Holdings.
Telecoms operators can be sure to keep only about half of their existing customer base over the next 12 months, according to a major global survey by Ovum.
Nokia Networks is launching a raft of mobile broadband products this week, with latest developments focused on tackling the growing problem of capacity demands on operator networks.
Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri said the company's Networks business will begin delivering year-over-year growth in the second half of 2014, despite operating profit at the division slipping 14 per cent annually in the second quarter.
UK regulator Ofcom has just tackled the issue of what is now deemed essential by consumers in a new report on the affordability of these essential communications services. Its findings showed a broad consensus on which services are seen as the most essential, which are voice services in general but mobile services in particular (voice and text) and access to the internet, particularly the fixed internet.
AMSTERDAM--Connected cars will be such a disruptive force in the automotive industry they could make or break car manufacturers, the vice president of Ericsson's Connected Vehicle Cloud division said at the Connected Cars trade conference here on Tuesday.
Alcatel-Lucent confirmed it is negotiating the sale of its enterprise business as it seeks to maintain progress in a streamlining programme that saw the company deliver its first quarterly profit in two years in the final three months of 2013.