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Time for more shared data plans in Europe?

Sharing is good. That’s the pricing strategy that two of the United States’ top mobile carriers adopted when they introduced shared data plans in 2012. Verizon and AT&T Mobility broke new ground when they allowed different subscribers to use a…

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The Surveillance Economy and the Price of Subscriber Data

“Subscriber data is the new oil” is a phrase we have heard in the mobile industry for a few years now. However, the person who coined that phrase was probably not thinking that, rather like groceries, personal data would be…

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A to Z of Big Data & Analytics – Part 2

In the previous post, we covered A-L of A-Z of Big Data & Analytics. In this second edition, we build upon some of the ideas and terms mentioned previously. It is probably better to think of Big Data as ‘lots…

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A to Z of Big Data & Analytics – Part 1

Last year, Big Data garnered a lot of interest and excitement especially for telecom operators. Now for those looking to implement a Big Data strategy in the year ahead, it is important to understand the new terms associated with the…

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Why NFV is Important for Operators

NFV provides a new way to build complex IT applications. It decouples the network functions from proprietary hardware appliances, so they can run in software. It virtualizes entire classes of function into building blocks that may be connected, or chained,…

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Here’s to 2014!

As we head into another year, I want to briefly reflect on what has been a fantastic 12 months for Openwave Mobility. We started 2013 on a high with an award win for Media Optimizer in the “LTE Visionary Awards”…

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