Make your enterprise customers more mobile and secure with virtual private networks
The pace of business is accelerating. To keep up companies need to be able to move fast and seize new opportunities. That means keeping employees in touch with the people, tools and information they require, wherever and whenever they need them. If you can help them do this securely, the rewards can be huge. So […]
Observations from Mobile World Congress 2016
I have just returned from a very interesting and jammed-packed week at Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona. For the first time ever, over 100,000 people and 2,200...
Sponsored Data is off to a Rolling Start
In a mobile application ecosystem dominated by Over-the-Top (OTT) providers, mobile operators need to exploit new business models in ways to create value with them. One example of a Monetization use case promising a new business model is Sponsored Data. An early proponent among operators has been AT&T, who defines Sponsored Data as: “a service […]
Observations from Mobile World Congress 2015
I have just returned from a very interesting and jammed-packed week at Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona. A record 93,000 plus people are estimated to have attended...
Observations from Mobile World Congress 2014
I have just returned from a very interesting and jammed-packed week at Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona. More than 75,000 people were estimated to have attended this...
Wi-Fi Value-Added Services Improve the Retail Bottom-line
Retailing has always been a tough business. But, the move to online shopping, the challenging economy and changes in shopper’s behavior has placed even more pressure on traditional retail margins. Retailers are constantly looking for ways to get more people in to their store and to spend more. Traditional retailers have long envied the massive […]
Creating a Wi-Fi Monetization Virtuous Circle
In the decade or so that Wi-Fi has existed, most technologists and mobile industry executives viewed it as the “poor cousin” to licensed mobile communications. Now mobile operators around the world are asking how they can effectively use Wi-Fi to help them cope with the huge surge in mobile data traffic and to meet customer […]
How Are You Weathering Industry Storms? Five Ways To Help SPs Turn Disruption into Transformation
Service providers (SPs) have been wracked by wave after wave of disruption, creating new winners and losers on every front. Traditional carriers continue to look for ways to make up for lost voice revenues; over-the-top (OTT) players have redefined the ways video is delivered and consumed; exponential growth in mobile data traffic devours network capacity […]
Unlocking the Business Value in Wi-Fi Networks
Wi-Fi networks seem to now be everywhere. Once primarily confined to the home or office, we now expect Wi-Fi access in coffee shops, hotels, airports, stores and even in sport stadiums. Not only are these Wi-Fi networks providing valuable Internet access to appreciative mobile users, they are collecting massive amounts of useful information. Innovative businesses […]