mobile

Making the Internet of Things a reality

The term ‘Internet of Things’ means many things to many people. To some it’s the future: an ideal for the shape of things to come. To others it’s just a buzzword, an idea that’s a long way from coming true. But thanks to new technologies, the future’s a lot closer than you think. And it’s […]

Making Voice over Wi-Fi really work

Voice over Wi-Fi (VoWi-Fi) is growing as a service that mobile operators offer to customers. That’s because it helps you solve issues with poor coverage and takes some strain off...

Voice over Wi-Fi’s value to service providers and users

Voice over Wi-Fi (VoWi-Fi) is a relatively new technology that’s already had a good reception from mobile network operators. And that’s because it fixes one of the top issues of...

What’s new with Cisco Universal Wi-Fi?

Providing Wi-Fi has always been a land-grab for operators: making sure your service is available in all the locations you can – before your competitors get there first. And service providers have always faced a strong competitive demand to differentiate themselves from others. Here are some ways for operators to do that today: Easier connections […]

At the Heart of Asia’s Mobile Growth Momentum

Catching up on the feats and achievements of your favorite Asian athletes at the Rio Olympics?, Thanks to the power of over-the-top (OTT) content streaming, sports fans in Asia Pacific are able to catch the live sporting action at all hours of the day — very often beamed directly to their smartphones, while they are […]

From Telecom operators to consumers: How to benefit from ‘free’ Wi-Fi

In today’s highly-developed and ultra-competitive telecommunications markets, there is a widespread expectation among consumers that they should be able to access Wi-Fi for free wherever they are – from cafes and bars to airports, shopping centres, sports venues and public transport. In this era of ‘free’ Wi-Fi, how can service providers finance Wi-Fi deployments? Here […]

Proving it with Vodafone UK

Self-Optimizing Networks (SON) is not a new term and it has been thrown around for some time within the industry. Distributed SON (D-SON) is now active in many service providers’ radio networks having first been standardized in 3GPP release 8 (2008). Distributed SON, however, runs at the very edge of the network, and therefore has […]

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 […]

You can enjoy 5G benefits today

5G is closer than you might realize. It seems like a not a week goes by where you read about another development, test, or government agency helping to pave the way to this next generation of mobility. (Don’t get me wrong – I love this stuff.)  So how can all this be happening before we […]