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Connectivity Transforming the World

…ve the less tech-fortunate?  I’m pretty happy with 70+ mbit of Internet coming into my home. But there’s still a lot of the country and the world wishing for 1mbit. Can mesh technologies provide a greater Internet safety net for people outside tech hubs? Can we combine this with device connectivity and give people a transparent Internet connection that’s as easy to manage as the refrigerator that connects to it, or something lik…

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The Internet is Booming in Latin America, Especially Among Younger Users

…llion ad impressions delivered in Brazil and 463 million in Mexico. Want more details behind the numbers? MediaBistro recently published a fascinating infographic from IMS Corporate examining how five top global brands (Nike, Samsung, LAN, Fravega, and GM) are using Twitter to reach customers in Latin America. Laying the Groundwork for a Latin American Web Revolution A number of factors are fueling this amazing growth in Latin America. But among…

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Capturing Value from Mobile Video in Motion

…the comfort of your sofa. From checking out the latest viral Vine video during a 2-minute coffee break to catching the latest TED Talks in a cab on your way home. Video is pervasive and in demand. According to Cisco’s recent VNI Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast , this demand for mobile video is expected to increase over the next five years with estimates stating that two-thirds of the world’s mobile data traffic will be video by 2017. T…

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Comcast’s “Take” on VNI Forecast Implications

Cisco recently released the latest version of our VNI Forecast, a 5-year look ahead at data traffic growth trends. I caught up with Kevin McElearney, SVP Network Engineering at Comcast, to talk about the implications this latest VNI Forecast has for Comcast’s planning. You can check out what Kevin has to say here….

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Unlocking the Value of Data in Motion Through Analytics

…t’s resident in a mobile network and is largely untapped. According to Cisco VNI, the number of connected devices will be three times the global population by 2017 and the global IP traffic will also increase threefold in the same time frame. Mobile Networks have not only been primed to sustain this onslaught but have also transformed into a programmable platform that can collect, correlate, and contextualize data rapidly. Network data, Policy, a…

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