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August 30, 2017

Seven Key Considerations to Maximize Your Mobile Computing Strategy

Although enterprise mobility is a critical business enabler, it's complicated. Don't forget about these important steps when developing a best-in-class mobile computing strategy for your business.
August 22, 2017

Evaluating Your Mobile Ecosystem

Mobility has become a strategic business imperative that should be embraced -- but be sure that your enterprise’s ecosystem has the rock-solid strategies and controls in place to address complexity and costs.
August 15, 2017

Why It’s Time to Rethink Mobility

Mobile technologies have revolutionized the business world -- while also presenting a host of issues for IT departments when it comes to managing the devices, contracts, invoices and users.
August 10, 2017

Mobile Communications: Rethinking Your Strategy

Enterprise mobility has progressed rapidly, and in that time, the right strategies, policies, controls and management have become critically important to the bottom line — as well as equally complex.
July 27, 2017

CG Mobility Support Center Rep Earns Kudos for Providing Outstanding Support

As part of continuing efforts to provide clients with great support, the Cannon Group Mobility Support Center went above and beyond to help when an employee from a large utility firm was having an issue opening email attachments on his iPhone.
December 7, 2016

What to Consider Before a Network Upgrade

Upgrading your enterprise network infrastructure is the best way to keep up with an ever-changing technology landscape. Based on time-tested Cannon Group processes, here are a few best practices for planning a network upgrade...
October 28, 2016

Google Denies Potential to be Major Telecom Rival, Pumps Brakes on Google Fiber

Despite recent forays into wireless, Google has put its Google Fiber projects on hold, insisting it's not trying to trying to become a major telecom player.
September 29, 2016

Comcast Sets Sights on Wireless in 2017

Last week, Comcast confirmed plans to launch a mobile service by mid-2017 using Verizon Wireless's expansive nationwide network. Here's what this Comcast/Verizon collaboration could mean for you and the U.S. wireless industry.
August 25, 2016

What to Expect from 5G

So what’s the deal with 5G? The industry is likely queuing up this new technology as a proactive solution for the wireless problems of the future. Frankly, it’s tough to predict how 5G could change the wireless environment on any scale—but we can make some educated predictions.
August 2, 2016

Everything You Need to Know About WiFi Calling

When making voice calls, users’ phones can utilize a nearby WiFi network instead of using their carrier's network connection. This can bypass the issue of weak carrier coverage in certain areas where users may be unable to get an adequate signal.
June 15, 2016

Apple Unveils Promising New Updates with iOS 10

With the unveiling of iOS 10 yesterday at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple announced a host of new features to come -- along with an updated, more fully-loaded Siri to help users navigate this expanding landscape.
March 16, 2016

How to Avoid Common and Costly BYOD Mistakes

To ensure maximized productivity and minimized risk with your BYOD program, it's essential to consider these factors: enterprise security, actual costs, the user experience, and a work-life balance.
February 24, 2016

How the Cloud is Affecting Application Delivery in 2016

This just in: Hybrid cloud is the new normal. According to a recent study, many enterprises are moving to hybrid cloud for flexibility and potential cost savings, with 100% of study participants reported using at least one of the 24 cloud application service choices provided.
February 2, 2016

AT&T Covers the Most Customers with 4G LTE

The U.S. carrier race for best 4G LTE coverage continues. Last week, AT&T proclaimed itself the king of LTE in North America, with about 355 million people covered under its 4G LTE – more than any other carrier. Meanwhile, despite this recognition, Verizon continues to outperform its competitors with the best overall network performance...
November 11, 2015

Best “Enterprise-Savvy” Smartphones for Business Users

With the ever-present issue of security in mind, experts recommend these smartphones to protect company information while also performing everyday tasks in and out of the office.
October 5, 2015

Global Data Shows Strong 4G LTE Growth

According to recent data, there were 755 million total LTE connections globally at the end of Q2 2015. More specifically, North America increased its 4G connection base by 49 percent in the past year to reach 197 million.
September 25, 2015

BlackBerry to Release New Android Smartphone for Enterprise Security

When it comes to mobile security, studies show that mobile malware is a rapidly growing concern in today’s increasingly connected world. Enter a new breed of smartphone that’s designed to address these concerns and thus become the new face of enterprise security. At least, that’s what BlackBerry and Android – the duo behind this new device – are trying to accomplish.
May 29, 2015

Global Survey Shows Poor Mobile Usage Satisfaction Worldwide

According to a survey of more than 500 consumers around the world, the telecom industry ranks as the second worst industry for customer service worldwide. One of the best methods for improving this poor rating, experts say, is to improve analytics and real-time quality of experience monitoring.
April 21, 2015

Mobile Plus Cloud Equals Opportunity

These days, businesses must understand that the key to enhanced mobility is not only a proactive attitude toward new capabilities, but also a focus on integrating cloud to facilitate these innovations. To take the next step with mobile, businesses must also embrace and integrate cloud.
April 7, 2015

Tips for Mobile Business Development

In the years since BYOD entered the business environment, recent legal cases have illuminated much of the gray area surrounding BYOD policies. Going forward, these verdicts will provide valuable insight into the future of organizational BYOD.
March 25, 2015

Learn from Recent BYOD Lawsuits

In the years since BYOD entered the business environment, recent legal cases have illuminated much of the gray area surrounding BYOD policies. Going forward, these verdicts will provide valuable insight into the future of organizational BYOD.
January 13, 2015

Making the Case for Enhanced Mobile Security

Mobile malware is a growing concern worldwide – and particularly in the enterprise mobile world. This infographic shows why you should pay attention to mobile security, and how you can fortify your organization’s overall mobile protection in 2015.
January 8, 2015

7 Mobile Security Mistakes to Stop Making in 2015

One resolution to live by in the new year: With great technology comes great responsibility. The truth is that you could unknowingly be exposing sensitive information with a multitude of poor security habits. Read on and make sure to avoid these common mistakes in 2015.
January 5, 2015

Cramming Penalties Continue for U.S. Carriers

In the last weeks of 2014, Sprint and T-Mobile became the latest targets of cramming lawsuits by the U.S. government. Sprint was slammed with lawsuits from the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the FCC, while T-Mobile settled with the FCC to pay $90 million in similar penalties for cramming.
December 31, 2014

What to Expect for Enterprise Infrastructure in 2015

The enterprise industry has seen immense change within the past several years, and as the new year looms ahead, experts say that 2015 will be no exception. Based on recent trends, expect increases in everything from cyberattacks to mobile investments in 2015...
December 19, 2014

Carriers Will Improve Network Performance for 2015

Throughout the year, carriers have worked to improve their offerings, including better WiFi performance and expanded LTE coverage. These improvements – and others on the horizon – paint a bright future for network performance in 2015.
December 8, 2014

Data Throttling and How It Affects You

Earlier this year, regulators discovered that major U.S. carriers have allegedly been abusing practices like throttling -- slowing down data flowing from a mobile network. Until the full extent of this practice is known across the industry, experts highlight ways to avoid throttling.
December 3, 2014

Defining Unlimited: US Government Cracks Down on Deceptive Carrier Practices

The days of deceptive wireless charges may be at an end – within recent months, the U.S. government officially slapped no less than 4 lawsuits on the largest U.S. carriers in 2014.
November 3, 2014

T-Mobile Has the Highest LTE Data Usage

Carrier network growth must accommodate rising data usage across the industry -- Continuing its recent “UnCarrier” theme to set itself apart from competitors, T-Mobile is making headlines again with its Q3 earnings.
October 28, 2014

U.S. Mobile Spending Has Quadrupled Since 2001

We know we’ve become attached to our smart devices, but do we know exactly how much our increasing obsession is costing us? Average annual U.S. household spending on cell phone bills has grown by more than four times in the past 13 years.
October 15, 2014

Analyzing LTE Device Growth in 2014

As a testament to the prevalence and unparalleled growth of LTE around the world, the number of LTE-enabled user devices has increased again by 78.8 percent, while the number of LTE device manufacturers has increased by 52.5 percent.
October 13, 2014

Mobile Cramming: What is it and Who is Affected?

The issue of cramming has recently taken center stage in the mobile industry, in light of scandals involving top U.S. carriers AT&T and T-Mobile. Find out more about mobile cramming, and what this could mean for you...
September 18, 2014

How to Update your Apple Device with iOS 8

This particular update offers several benefits over previous versions. There are three ways to install iOS 8 to your device -- unless you have an iPhone 4S or an iPad 2.
August 27, 2014

New Cyberattack Targets 1,000 Major Networks – and Probably More

As mobility management becomes an important standard in the workplace, IT managers are becoming more willing to outsource mobility management to a third-party managed mobility services (MMS) provider. Here's why that could be a smart decision...
August 21, 2014

Wireless Service Revenue Achieves Zero Growth, For First Time Ever

The U.S. wireless industry has achieved many firsts lately -- but now, It turns out that in Q2, the U.S. wireless industry achieved yet another first – ZERO year-over-year growth in service revenue compared to last year.
August 19, 2014

The State of Enterprise App Development

As mobility gains traction in the enterprise, mobile business applications are becoming more profitable for developers. However, recent research finds that only 16 percent of app developers participate in building enterprise mobile apps.
August 14, 2014

Security Advice from Cyber-Experts

Top “cyber-experts” talk about avoiding security threats in the digital world. While they point out that there’s no such thing as a catch-all solution, there are many ways to defend against cyberattacks.
July 21, 2014

Analyzing Recent LTE Growth

As LTE around the world grows rapidly, carriers are building out their LTE networks, investing more time and resources – facilitating a complete revolution in mobility.
July 17, 2014

LTE Device Market Doubles in Past Year

Demonstrating the unparalleled growth of LTE around the world, the LTE device sector has nearly doubled in the past year. In addition, the number of device manufacturers has grown by 68 percent.
July 10, 2014

5 Benefits of Outsourcing Mobility Management

As mobility management becomes an important standard in the workplace, IT managers are becoming more willing to outsource mobility management to a third-party managed mobility services (MMS) provider. Here's why that could be a smart decision...
June 27, 2014

Sprint Collaborates with Rural Carriers to Expand LTE

Earlier this month, Sprint signed low-cost LTE roaming agreements with a dozen rural operators. This will broaden Sprint's LTE presence while simultaneously providing rural carriers with the necessary tools to successfully deploy LTE.
June 9, 2014

Stipends and Reimbursements for Mobile Services: Are They Taxable?

Recently, Cannon Group has received many inquiries regarding whether or not stipends and reimbursements for mobile services are taxable. The short answer: It depends. Read on to find out what you need to know…
June 3, 2014

U.S. Carriers Race to Launch VoLTE

Carriers T-Mobile and AT&T launched their first VoLTE networks in the US. VoLTE could mean enhanced quality of voice calls and more efficient mobile networks.
May 21, 2014

Tablet Sales Intensify in 1Q14

Thanks to aggressive data promotions for tablets, the growing popularity of data sharing plans and progress in the tablet market, tablets boasted some of the most promising numbers for carriers from Q1.
May 15, 2014

New Kill Switches Will Ensure Smartphone Security

Last month, The Wireless Association (CTIA) began requiring major device manufacturers and network operators to offer the kill option on smartphones manufactured after July 2015.
May 12, 2014

LTE is Quickly Becoming a Global Standard

Experts say that 497 network operators from 150 countries around the world have made firm commitments to deploy LTE networks, paving the road to making LTE a global standard.
April 28, 2014

Your Android Device May Be Vulnerable to Hackers

In the aftermath of Heartbleed, internet security is coming under close scrutiny. But it turns out that being hacked is still a very real threat for certain Android devices, calling enterprise mobile security into question.
April 23, 2014

Android Device Sales Continue to Dramatically Increase

Sales of Google OS devices more than double the sales of any other OS devices this year; however, Apple still earns more market profit. Meanwhile, Microsoft lags as PC sales decrease.
April 21, 2014

Make BYOD Security a Priority, ASAP

As BYOD becomes an increasingly widespread trend in the workplace, a recent survey reveals that employees using personal devices in the workplace could be leaving themselves (and their companies) open to attack.
April 7, 2014

The State of LTE in the United States

A report by OpenSignal highlights the differences between the U.S.’s four biggest carriers (AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon) in terms of speed and coverage of their LTE networks.