Changing the Mobility Market with Policy
The market for mobile devices is growing, and with it, the opportunities for new business services in existing and new markets. According to Cisco Visual Networking Index, by...
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...
Great video for All! See How At Mobile World Congress
Have you ever watched a video on your phone or tablet, only to have the video stop and start? While I was traveling out to here to Mobile World Congress,...
Cisco SPotlight Series – The Year Ahead in Mobility
To address many questions about mobility, I am delighted to share with you our point-of-view through our “Cisco SPotlight Series,” an ongoing course of videos in which we answer questions and provide commentary on many hot topics in the service provider industry. In this latest video, I reveal what mobile operators and their customers, including […]
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...
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 […]
The Path to Wi-Fi Profitability
The insatiable demand for smartphones, tablets, and other connected devices is generating staggering amounts of mobile data and placing a crushing burden on networks. One barometer is the recently released Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI), which predicts that global mobile data traffic will increase 13-fold from 2012 to 2017, reaching 11.2 exabytes per month. The […]
The Mobile Paradox
Today’s world is characterized by what I call the “mobile explosion”—an environment defined by mobile cloud becoming a platform for delivering everything. It is a world of heterogeneous networks, licensed...
Wi-Fi: From ‘Poor Cousin’ to Preferred Partner
For much of Wi-Fi’s history, technologists and mobile industry executives viewed it as the “poor cousin” to licensed mobile communications. Today, all that is changing with the explosive demand for mobile data, the proliferation of new and powerful devices, and shifts in customer behavior and usage. Increasingly, Wi-Fi is seen by technologists and consumers alike […]