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Evolution of Mobile Video Codecs

Introduction Media delivery has undergone continual evolution, driven by technological advances and consumer demand for higher quality and lower cost.  Audio has developed from the low fidelity Phonograph through many generations of physical media and digital formats.  Video has followed…

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Anything but neutral!

More flexibility and less legislation when it comes to net-neutrality – please! Neutrality sounds good because it conveys the idea of “fair-play”, and we all like that. But neutrality doesn’t work in any other sphere of commerce or technology –…

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Mobile Video in the Zettabyte Era

When it came to mobile video and 3G, it was always a clear case of video killed the radio star, with the surge in demand for video delivered to smart devices completely overtaking the ability of networks and operators to…

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Brazil 2014 Goes Mobile!

Mobile devices guarantee that this will be the most watched World Cup ever, but low video quality and data-charge fears will let down a third of Europe’s World Cup fans. How will you be watching the Brazil World Cup? That’s…

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Openwave Mobility: It’s been two years!

This week marks the second anniversary of Openwave Mobility launching as an independent company and what a great journey we’ve had so far! It’s been a significant year for us with product launches, new customers on-boarded, strategic partner agreements and…

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MOTIFY: Because timing is everything

Our big announcement at MWC Barcelona was `MOTIFY’ a push-based solution for mobile operators to reach out to their millions of subscribers on-screen and in real time. Until now, the operator-subscriber relationship is limited to simple text/SMS messages or the…

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Rewards Program for Subscriber Recruitment

Recruiting subscribers is a challenging task for any carrier, one that is matched by encouraging them to engage with the brand on social media. The American carrier C-Spire thinks it has found the answer, with its innovative PERCS program. As…

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Opinion: What’s next for NFV?

The core goals of providing flexible service infrastructure and reduced costs, combined with a wider industry adoption of these principles, have made Network Function Virtualisation (NFV) and Software-Defined Networking (SDN), some of the hottest topics in telecoms. The original aim…

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