Smart thinking required around M2M
By Rob Bamforth, principle analyst, Quocirca
Despite having almost ten years of marketing hype, almost a decade of being the next big revolution, M2M still doesn’t seem to be living up to its full potential, but why?
Some of the forecasts around potential growth and market opportunities are truly huge, but there’s confusion about what exactly we’re measuring here? Some predictions plug the expected number of devices in the billions, while...
Can there be a pan-European telecoms market?
The European Union appears to be looking at with measures designed to promote a pan-European telecoms market, according to reports from the Financial Times.
This would be a huge step in terms of European telecoms infrastructure, in an attempt to remedy the currently fragmented market.
Neelie Kroes, vice president of the European commission, told the Financial Times that while further collaboration in the marketplace was crucial, plans for a single telecoms regulator were not in the pipeline at this...
Merger reduces number of mobile operators in Austria from four to three
There’s no harm in taking a slow road to VoLTE deployment
T-Mobile rolling out HD voice (wideband) in US mobile network #CES
There is, of course, the caveat that HD voice (also called "wideband audio") is only available using specific...
How telecom infrastructure investment will drive growth
Tipping point: Four indicators your ageing network needs a makeover
Ian Pepper is Ciena’s Senior Director for Regional Professionals Services, and leads Ciena’s Network Transformation Solutions efforts in EMEA.
Today’s service provider model is being squeezed from all sides. Providers are seeing rising costs in areas such as energy and rack space, customers are rapidly shifting to evermore bandwidth-hungry services, and the current unprecedented global economic...
Social messaging is catching up with SMS
In 2012 WhatsApp recorded a 600% growth in traffic, and the numbers suggest that social...
Huawei’s stock goes up and up as 2013 begins
End of year message from acting CEO reveals 2012 sales revenue in excess of $35bn (£21.8bn) and a net profit of approximately $2.4bn (£1.5bn)
It’s been an eventful 12 months for Chinese telecommunications vendor Huawei.
From becoming the largest worldwide vendor ahead of Ericsson in July, to being hauled in front of a US House Intelligence Committee for the potential use of spying codes in company equipment