Gartner Research: “Cisco is a dominant player in the Evolved Packet Core”
Summer time is half over and some people are starting to come back from vacation, while others are taking off on vacation this week, all-in-all it has been a great summer as long as you like the heat. Gartner Research hasn’t been on vacation as they have been busy working through their analysis of the […]
Mobile Video – The Next Big Thing is Here
Are you ready for the new mobile gold rush? Of course you’re not. Though truth be told, the pending growth in mobile video may be more like a video tornado and only a handful of mobile operators are prepared. Mobile operators across the world face the same twin challenges of slowing growth and ongoing disruption […]
Inside Verizon go90
So we continue with our series on Mobile Video, today we are taking a look at Verizon’s go90 service. go90, is the Verizon all-in-one mobile entertainment app that brings together live music, live sports, original shows and TV favorites giving users access to more than 21,000 titles and more than 50 exclusive original series anytime, […]
Video Consumption Is Going Mobile – T-Mobile Binge On
Imagine that about 24 months ago that T-Mobile US was rumored to be up for sale. Since that time T-Mobile has become one of the most disruptive forces in mobile video delivery industry. Not stopping there, the “Un-carrier” just announced last week that they are expanding the Binge On service for the 6th time in […]
Mobile Video Consumption Is Going Crazy – A New Approach for Mobile Video Services
Mobile has fast become the consumer’s first device, they wake up in the morning and check their mobile smartphone for the time, email, daily schedule, news, messages, and so it comes as no surprise that mobile video is growing quickly as another service on their devices. Today however consumers pay significant premiums for video viewing […]
How Does a Mobile Operator Manage Video Traffic and Make Money at It?
Mobile has fast become the consumer’s first device. We wake up in the morning and turn off our alarm clock app on it. We then check our emails, our Facebook accounts, then news on our mobile device, all before we get out of bed. So it comes as no surprise that mobile video is quickly […]
Multi-Device Data Plans: A Distinction without a Difference?
In this continuing series about Mobile Services Monetization, let’s look at so-called Multi-Device Data Plans. Spurred by the adoption of the Apple iPad and Android tablets, many operators have introduced mobile data plans that encourage users to connect these devices to 3G and LTE networks, rather then relying solely on Wi-Fi. These Multi-Device Data plans […]