News In Brief: Informa TM; Alcatel-Lucent, SNL Kagen, ABI Research
Online data traffic will hit 1.2 million petabytes by 2015, seven times higher than in 2010, Informa Telecoms & Media predicts. Asia Pacific will be the largest market by 2015, generating 42% of global traffic.
LTE will be the basis for a new emergency and security service communications system being developed by Alcatel-Lucent and Cassidian for the 400MHz spectrum.
Catch-up TV services are fuelling a rise in over the top (OTT) services in Europe, research firm SNL Kagen states. The UK and France are currently the top two countries for OTT services in the region, it adds.
ABI Research predicts that sales of policy management services in mobile broadband networks will hit $1.6 billion (€1.1 billion) in 2015 – up from $350 million in 2010.