Qualcomm's recently announced push to see LTE services deployed on unlicensed spectrum raises lots of questions, chief of which is how this might impact the carrier Wi-Fi market.
In order to compete successfully in the future, mobile operators need to embrace IT concepts beyond the data center and virtualize the access, core, transport, service provisioning and signaling parts of the network and OSS, according to a new white paper from Informa Telecoms & Media.
In a tale of two tablet vendors, product releases this week from Nokia and Apple reveal strikingly different approaches to wireless connectivity. However, the approaches are not surprising given the companies' histories.
LTE and LTE Advanced deployments will, in turn, drive adoption of mobile software-defined networking (SDN), which will be led by the United States, South Korea and Japan, according to Informa Telecoms & Media.
New research released separately by Mobidia and Citrix highlights continuing challenges faced by mobile operators as they seek to monetize data usage.
HSPA and LTE accounted for 49 percent of all mobile connections in North America at the end of the first quarter of 2013, according to research conducted by Informa Telecoms & Media and released by 4G Americas.
Mobile operators may want to reconsider their level of investment and commitment to the broader deployment of public Wi-Fi hotspots, based on a new report that finds smartphone users much prefer to access private or unmanaged Wi-Fi networks.
The market for cheap smartphones costing under $150 will explode over the next few years, according to a new study from Informa Telecoms & Media, with low-end smartphones making up 52 percent of all smartphones sales in 2017.
So-called smart TVs that can connect to the Internet are being bought by the truckloads--more than 50 million of them will be sold this year, according to Informa Telecoms & Media's latest device forecast. But that doesn't mean they'll actually do anything smart.
Just based on the popularity of services like YouTube and Netflix, the online video market should be worth $37 billion by 2017, researchers at Informa Telecoms & Media have said.