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Archive for 2017

Mobile Operators – get ready for DPI 2.0

Six months ago, we highlighted why a traditional DPI is fast becoming a Dead Piece of Investment, an outdated technology that needed to evolve with the times. A lot can change in six months, especially mobile trends and technologies. The…

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6 lessons for mobile operators moving to NFV

NFV is like a newborn baby! Having recently come into the world, it is still getting its bearings and it is experiencing teething problems. Having worked first-hand on NFV pilots, deployments and trials there are similarities that operators face in…

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NFV – this stuff is about to get real, folks

Everybody knows that Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) technology will fundamentally change how telco networks are designed, deployed and operated. Like most mobile technology shifts it has been over-hyped for several years; and like most mobile technology shifts, once it actually…

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Seamless sign-ins: Adding SMARTS to passwords

By John Giere, President and CEO | Aman Brar, VP, SDM Product & Global Business Development  I credit my friend and well-regarded wireless industry analyst Mark Lowenstein for inspiring this blog. Mark recently published a survey after he polled his…

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In Data We Trust: Mobile Video Analytics is more important than ever!

Guess how many movies are available online? Over 30,000! That’s only from the likes of Netflix, Amazon and Hulu. How many YouTube videos? Hundreds of millions. It is estimated that 300,000 hours’ worth of videos are uploaded online every minute.…

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MWC 2017: We need to talk about 5G…or do we?

Let’s be honest, there was very little new at this year’s MWC.  Of course, this fact didn’t discourage the industry “Genies and Myth Makers” from pulling out their annual MWC magic crystal balls.  Ironically, it was very reminiscent of past…

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When it comes to mobile video – it is survival of the fittest

There is a litany of management books that describe business in terms of the Darwinian evolutionary theory — survival of the fittest. And the mobile industry today epitomizes this maxim. Our vibrant landscape has been continually evolving and right now…

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Who’s monetizing your network?

There hasn’t been a better time for the consumption of video. There are a myriad of sources delivering unique, high-quality multimedia, and consumers have an insatiable appetite to guzzle all that content just about anywhere, anytime. You could probably watch…

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