Ever since wireless carriers first began offering mobile data services, widespread data consumption in the mobile industry has skyrocketed, exceeding 50 percent and surpassing voice revenue for the first time.
Verizon's $130 billion deal with Vodafone is finally complete, leaving Verizon as the sole proprietor of Verizon Wireless. The acquisition is part of Verizon's overall plan to gain independence and build a more integrated environment.
While fast speeds and easy access to mobile Internet make LTE the next generation mobile technology, LTE devices are also more susceptible to security threats than their 3G counterparts. Defend your mobile device against increasing malware threats...
One of the most effective ways to stay ahead of the rapidly growing mobile world is to adopt an enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution. According to a recent multi-market BYOD study, telecom business leaders are facing a critical decision: adapt to changing BYOD behavior, or be left in the dust.
With its incredibly fast speeds and easy access to mobile Internet, LTE is considered the next generation mobile radio technology. This heat map displays the progress that LTE has made across the world, with different regions at various levels of integration...
Although the WiFi market continues to quickly grow and evolve, there are still significant obstacles on the path to achieving seamless and improved WiFi usage. Below are a list of the toughest problems carriers face when it comes to a seamless WiFi experience.
Ever since mobile devices entered the business world, mobility has become valuable in the workplace. And according to research conducted by Cisco Systems, it’s up to enterprise CIOs and IT executives to facilitate the next phase of business mobility.
Smartphone users are taking longer to upgrade their older phones with newer models. Since the very health of the “mobile ecosystem” depends on users feeling the need to always have the latest technology, experts say that without a quick upgrade cycle, mobile growth will slow down substantially.
At the beginning of the week, Verizon announced its most recent deal to shell out $130 billion to own Verizon Wireless, aka Britain's Vodafone, its own wireless unit and business partner. And on Tuesday, Microsoft revealed plans to buy out the once dominant phone maker, Nokia, for the equivalent of $7.2 billion.
Carrier reports from last quarter give an interesting view of the smartphone industry, and with these revolutionary changes in smartphone uptake, significant changes are also beginning to occur in the rankings of smartphone companies themselves.
According to a recent telecom industry report by Moffett Research, of the thousands of tablets purchased every day, only 20 percent have wireless capabilities. Consumers purchasing the other 80 percent of tablets choose to make do with only Wi-Fi – and more in-depth research shows why.
For now, most people can save themselves the headache by keeping their traditional plan and simply upgrading when they get sick of their old phones – at least until a more consumer-friendly plan is introduced. In addition, it may be smarter to wait and see how these plans will adjust to the market trend of falling smartphone prices.
Traditionally, Energy and Utilities is considered to be a conservative and slow-moving sector; but now that it faces significant challenges in 2013 – including changing policymaker attitudes and consumer expectations – the industry is undergoing a series of technological advancements from within and outside the traditional IT organization.
In an industry of ever-evolving trends and innovations, it’s the mobile client environment that seems to be experiencing the most dramatic shifts. That’s the most important reason why, when it comes to mobile, business leaders can’t afford to remain stagnant and resist new technologies if they want to stay competitive.
Service providers traditionally focus on producing solutions in emerging, high-growth enterprise markets. In 2013, Gartner predicts that telecom service providers will see their networks and managed services mature and commoditize and, as a result, offer more services.
As demand for mobile IT workers continues to grow, organizations are finding themselves in a bind when it comes to quickly filling mobile positions. If you’re one of these businesses in a bind, Cannon Group can help bridge the gap.
Implementing a BYOD policy means lower equipment costs and potentially reducing monthly recurring charges, on the surface. But if you peel back some of the layers, it turns out that BYOD won’t actually save as much as you may expect at the end of the day.
Some of the largest wireless carriers in the United States are trying to figure out how to maintain their voice revenue -- DESPITE the fact that, because of a so-called "generational shift," studies show that people just aren't buying phones primarily to make phone calls anymore.