Operators must embrace change to stay relevant, say Telco CEOs #MWC2013
Examining some of the talk at this week's Mobile World Congress around the challenges facing operators and how they can escape the Marilyn Monroe syndrome.
Mobile data evolution to drive huge socioeconomic changes globally #MWC
Operator revenue levels on data are set to overtake voice revenues by 2018, according to research announced by the GSMA at the beginning of the Mobile World Congress industry show in Barcelona this week.
Japanese operators gamble on iOS and Android #AppsWorld
The US dropped to second place in terms of app revenue generation last year for the first time ever, supplanted by the new dominant player whose smartphone market is beginning to snowball, Japan.
Mobilisation strategy advice for airports and national infrastructure - #AppsWorld
Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) is the managing organisation for the sixth largest airport in the world, serving 62 million passengers a year, and faces a raft of new security threats from connected mobile devices. In this dynamic environment, LAWA CIO Dominic Nessi is right at the heart of things. We caught up with him ahead of his appearance at Apps World in San Francisco to try and get a sense of the threat he faces.
Map-deprived Apple users reunited with #GoogleMaps for iOS
Google Maps for iOS shoots to number one in the App Store download rankings, but how much damage has Apple done to its brand with the whole mapping fiasco?
Cisco targets small to mid-market with cloud networking acquisition
Cisco plans to boost its cloud networking capabilities with the acquisition of the San Francisco-based firm Meraki for $1.2bn.
Unrealistic pricing blamed for lacklustre Indian 2G auction
A disappointing first day’s bidding in India’s 2G spectrum auctions has seen two of the country’s most valuable regions attract no bids, following a number of complaints from operators that the prices set by the Indian government were just too high.
Apple runs foul of UK courts, prepares to backtrack
Apple has landed itself in hot water with the UK Court of Appeal after using a Court ordered 'corrective-statement' to take cheap shots at its rival Samsung.
EE launches first UK 4G LTE network, defends pricing
It's been exciting times for the UK this week as its first commercially available superfast 4G LTE service launched across 11 major cities, but what does EE's pricing structure tell us?
Do Huawei and ZTE pose a cyber-espionage risk?
Chinese network equipment manufacturers Huawei and ZTE pose a security threat to the US and should be barred from any mergers or acquisitions in the country, a congressional panel investigation has advised.