Posts Tagged ‘4G’

Bandwidth problems slowing you down? Try a continuous data connection

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Posted on 25th Apr 2014 by in Telecom

Most of us have been in a position where we rely on a mobile internet connection to perform our daily tasks, like accessing maps on the way to a meeting, or checking information updated in real-time, be that via text updates or rich image/video sharing. One thing we know for certain is that the insatiable […]

Travelling abroad – the mobile as your constant companion

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Posted on 25th Apr 2014 by in Telecom

On a governmental level, while the new EU roaming legislation is clearly decreasing the roaming prices, it is also a big opportunity for operators to convince ‘roaming sleepers’ to wake up. More than a quarter of European visitors today turn their phones off. If operators hope to compensate for the price decrease with an increase […]

Trust in mobile messaging

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Posted on 28th Mar 2014 by in Telecom

Thanks to smarter devices and wider availability of connectivity, whether through WiFi services or 4G/LTE, we are communicating more than ever before especially through mobile phones  We send ten billion messages per day on Facebook, and recently acquired popular messaging platform WhatsApp processed 27 billion messages in a period of 24 hours last year. However, […]

Mobile World Congress – starting earlier each year

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Posted on 24th Feb 2014 by in Telecom

Last year we noticed that Mobile World Congress announcements were being made before the official start of the conference. And it appears that it’s no different this year either. Let’s start with Facebook’s acquisition of popular mass messenger Whatsapp for $19bn. Despite all the hype around the price paid for the app, it’s notable that […]

The office of the past, present and future – Part IX – Blurring the boundaries

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Posted on 11th Feb 2014 by in Corporate

As we leave 2013 behind us and firmly embrace 2014, many of us are making New Year’s resolutions that we may or may not keep. How many of you have resolved to get fitter, go jogging or kick a ball about in the yard more frequently? How many of you have told yourselves you’ll learn […]

The best of the blogs in Machine to Machine

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Posted on 20th Dec 2013 by in M2m

As we swiftly approach the end of 2013, we thought it was timely to look back at the some of the best blogs in the Machine to Machine (M2M) space over the past year. Technology has advanced rapidly this year with some great innovations, recognitions and promise for the future. We recently just received two […]

A mobile hotspot that’s fit for the road

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Posted on 31st Oct 2013 by in M2m

The promise of a fully “connected car” in the near future is an exciting prospect for drivers, passengers, mobile operators and manufacturers alike. Reliable web access on the move could help power real-time traffic advice, allow passengers to enjoy their journey and enable MNOs to deliver relevant, targeted services to motorists. However, turning a car […]

Now that’s what I call a ‘smart’ car!

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Posted on 22nd Aug 2013 by in M2m

Since automobiles first appeared on our roads, people have been fascinated by imagining how future technology could transform them. From The Jetsons’ flying machines, through James Bond’s modified Aston Martins to Back to the Future’s time-travelling DeLorean and beyond, automobile technology has always captured the imagination. But far from the realms of science fiction, last […]

LTE advances demand increased – and award-winning – security

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Posted on 28th Jun 2013 by in Telecom

The recent prediction from research consultancy IDATE that there will be 1 billion LTE subscribers globally by 2015 shows us how the world of mobile WiFi is evolving faster than ever before.  This world is not only evolving, but also growing rapidly as we can see considerable development in the US as Verizon Wireless have […]

LTE World Summit: Seamless connectivity is the key to customer loyalty

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Posted on 24th Jun 2013 by in Telecom

The subject of indoor vs. outdoor mobile internet access is much debated. Currently, consumers have very different expectations when they access the internet via a mobile device indoors, and when they do so outdoors. As Dean Bubley highlighted on his blog recently, most users expect to jump through a small hoop, like ‘watching an advert, […]