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Mobile World Congress 2009: NTT DoCoMo Rocks

Our host, a self-confessed NTT DoCoMo fan, Doug Webster, lauds the Japanese provider and shows how they embody all three attributes of the 4G mobile internet with their efforts to transform the customer experience, their network, and their business. What starts in Japan will soon migrate to the rest of world, so get ready for projector phones, e-wallets, and more!

Mobile World Congress 2009: 4G Possibilities to Life – Bringing Healthcare to Rural Areas

Cisco and Intel, along with Map of Medicine, give an example of the type of interaction made possible over WiMax, that can benefit providers and healthcare alike, and quite literally give new life to patients.

Mobile World Congress 2009: 4G Today – WiMax Demo

Cisco Mobile WiMax Solutions Manager, Paul Sergeant, showcases the devices used in the healthcare demonstration, introduces what’s new, and talks about how you want your WiMax to be smart too.

Mobile World Congress 2009: Architecturally Speaking

Managing Director of European Advanced Networking Test Center, Carsten Rossenhovel, talks of the fundamental change in architectures that mobile operators are undertaking.

Virtualization, Cloud: Where are YOU in the Cloud?

Monique MorrowSo, just coming from Paris, where I attended the MPLS and Ethernet World Congress 2009 last week.I heard familiar topics addressing service scaling properties, quality of service, application-awareness, CAPEX efficiencies, OPEX and reduction generating revenue. What was unique however, was the embryonic association of MPLS as a virtualization- enabling technology to cloud computing.Cloud computing for service providers-enterprises can possess multiple attributes but all with common goals to maximize resources whether they are network, storage, compute, application and so on such that for the customer it does not matter where the service is derived and instantiated hence the”cloud.” Read More »