Mobile will connect the next billion Internet users, but at what cost?
Emerging markets continue to feature heavily in the keynote speeches at MWC 2013, with both Nokia and Bharti Airtel's CEOs highlighting that the next billion Internet connections will come from mobile users in emerging markets.
Connecting Africa with proceeds from ICANN’s gTLD auction?
Should the proceeds of ICANN’s upcoming generic top-level domain (gTLD) auction to be used to deploy mesh wireless networks in Africa and fast-track internet connectivity there?
"It's a tough time to be an operator", Google's Schmidt
It's hard to be a Mobile wireless operator today, according to Eric Schmidt, Google chairman; with regulation and the cost of 4G network upgrades threatening to cause serious problems for telcos the world over.
Expectations for the Next-Generation Mobile Phone
As more consumers transition to smartphones that are intended for internet access, their device performance expectations evolve -- sometimes in ways that were not anticipated by device manufacturers or mobile network service providers.
Low Cost Smartphones for the World's Poorest Citizens
The next one billion people on the planet who are first-time users of the internet will likely gain access via a smartphone, not a computer. Moreover, the internet offers them the prospect of new hope and socioeconomic advancement. Why? Many of these people are poor, very poor.
Blackberry service improves but brand damage is done
Blackberry assured its users that services across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India were ‘operating with significant improvement’ this morning, following a disastrous three day outage.
WiFi for Trading Centers in Developing Countries
Tee infrastyructure in Malawi is ripe for WiFi networks and devices to start making rapid and hugely positive changes for the people there. Extremely inexpensive 1000mW point-to-point WiFi gear can deliver excellent throughput over long distances to connect towers in ring topologies...
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