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Archive for 2015

Why the Rise in Secure Data Affects the Mobile Operator

Since 2009, there has been a significant push to encrypt all web traffic in order to protect internet users against surveillance of the content of their communications. The goal was to transition from HTTP, which is notorious for being easy…

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Which platform will you use for NFV?

Fergus Wills is Director of Product Management for Openwave Mobility In 2015, as operators push for the agility and cost reduction that NFV enables, they face a fundamental, and complex decision.  Namely, on what platform should you base your implementation…

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Why ID Verification Needs a Reset

When was the last time you forgot a username or password – probably quite recently, right? It is estimated that over half of us at some time or other have been unable to complete a transaction because of an incorrect…

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Apps v Browsers and Trends in Encrypted Data

When was the last time you visited YouTube’s website from a mobile browser? Like the majority of users it was probably quite some time ago. The YouTube app however, is a different story. Mobile video is currently growing at an…

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The Journey to Smarter Subscriber Data Management

Download our whitepaper: Solving the Challenges of Subscriber Data Management In the age of mobile and subscriber data, operators have the opportunity to create new services and drive new revenues thanks to the wealth of information they collect about their…

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How to Optimize Encrypted Data Traffic

By Matt Halligan, Chief Technology Officer, Openwave Mobility Encrypted traffic is estimated to be 30% of the mobile data flow. And, with expectations for secure traffic set to grow by 57% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) from 2014-2019, these numbers…

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Mobile video battle lines are being drawn

The past week has been a significant one for US mobile telecommunications. First it was reported that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) would not oppose AT&T’s $44.5bn takeover of DirecTV. Later in the same week, Verizon announced a $4.4bn takeover of…

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Advertising and the Delicate Art of the Push

We all know that advertising on mobile will be huge – probably the biggest money-spinner ever seen in the advertising world, never mind the telco world. But mobile advertising has a start-stop, keep trying to get going, history. A New…

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