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Archive for 2012

A few operators start to become true Over The Top players

At the end of 2012 we see 3 straight years of revenue decline for telecom operators in Europe, with at least one major group (KPN) having issued profit warnings directly citing OTT (WhatsApp) impact. At the same time we see…

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How to Manage Video Congestion Holistically in a Mobile Network

On November 15 we participated in RCR Wireless’s webinar, hosted by RCR CEO Jeff Mucci, on managing mobile video congestion.  Openwave Mobility’s VP Product Management, Marketing & Strategy, Indranil Chatterjee appeared alongside Strategy Analytics’ Susan Welsh de Grimaldo and Sandvine’s…

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Mobile Data Charging – fads, fashions, and facts

At the Pricing Mobile Data conference in London this Summer, Informa analyst Dario Talmesio in summarising said: “mobile data pricing will be the single most important factor in determining the development of sustainable and profitable business models for operators”. Was…

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Using Video Optimization to Improve Quality of Experience

Video data traffic has been the thorn in mobile operators’ sides for some time – with issues surrounding how to provide high quality video, without compromising other subscribers’ data usage and the video experience itself. Initially, operators sought out video…

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The iPhone 5 and its potential impact on mobile networks

The highly anticipated iPhone 5 was finally revealed by Apple yesterday. It is the thinnest, lightest, fastest and most powerful smartphone that Apple has ever created, but what could be the impact on the mobile operators who will have the…

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What do unlimited 4G data plans mean for the industry?

With two US operators announcing their new unlimited 4G data plans within a matter of hours of each other in the last few days, it would appear that the rumours of the death of the “all-you-can-eat” data plan have been…

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