Ofcom releases 2012/13 plan: no UK 4G until you've eaten your vegetablesEngadgetThe auctioning off of the 800MHz and 2.6GHz spectrums for 4G internet is coming as soon as the British FCC has booted off the remaining TV services that still use 'em.
A recent study by Zokem reveals that the use of apps and mobile web goes up in relative terms in the evening and night time, whereas traditional communication services capture more user attention in the day time.
Consumers are increasingly unhappy about mobile broadband speeds because they are getting more and more out of their home broadband. They expect that experience to translate to their internet experience on the move – thanks to poor reception, frequent drop-outs and slow speeds, it simply isn’t even clos
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Putting users in control: · put users in more control of their mobile broadband service, · helping them understand what data they have used and give them the option to choose to buy additional data capabilities on-demand when they need and can use it.
New pricing approach: · based on time, speed, content (mainly PCRF based options)
No single ‘Killer’ obstacle to growth – but lots of challenges · Net Neutrality is increasingly seen as a lesser issue in EMEA, certainly than in the US; · Manageable technical and organisational issues (e.g. integration, organisational complexity) appear a bigger obstacle than unmanageable ones (e.g. inability to control devices),
Managing Costs: Network Sharing, Offloads as important as LTE · Strategic, long-term solutions including network sharing, LTE and offloading; · network sharing (collaboration) deals are seen as significantly more effective than network outsourcing deals, and will be exploring this further in future analysis. · Strategies with a potentially important but more moderate impact including pricing, network outsourcing, and video traffic optimisation · lower impact initiatives such as refreshing the 3G network.
What are the possible impacts on telecoms of further economic troubles in the Eurozone? Will it be recessionary business as usual or something much nastier? And how will it impact ‘Telco 2.0’ Strategies?
New analysis on our research portal 'Your Text is on Fire: OTT's to burn 40% SMS revenue by 2015' says that in four years' time, Telco SMS revenue will decline on average by around 40% across Europe and the Middle East according to the senior execs...