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AT&T Has LTE Small Cells 'in the Lab'

AT&T Has LTE Small Cells 'in the Lab' | Telecom Insights | Scoop.it
AT&T's HSPA+ metrocells are getting ready for nationwide prime time, with the operator testing combo LTE/3G & Wi-Fi units in the lab
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BlackBerry 10’s Debut Is a Critical Day for Research in Motion

BlackBerry 10’s Debut Is a Critical Day for Research in Motion | Telecom Insights | Scoop.it
The long-awaited smartphone has been designed to retain, and bring back, the corporate users that once propelled the BlackBerry maker to success.
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BlackBerry has two major challenges:

1. Retain current BlackBerry users with an upgrade to BlackBerry 10

2. Winback / Acquire current Android and iOS users

Will the succeed in this challenge? Today (30th of January 2013) is THE DAY for BlackBerry - RIM. How will industry experts judge about BlackBerry's new system?

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2013 Predictions: Top-10 telecom trends for 2013 – What to watch in the coming yearMobile Technology | Wireless Broadband | Wireless Carriers | RCR U.S. Wireless News

2013 saw a raft of acquisitions, driven mainly by Tangoe burning their way through not one but two IPO war chests and buying anything that wasn’t firmly bolted to the floor.
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How telecom infrastructure investment will drive growth

How telecom infrastructure investment will drive growth | Telecom Insights | Scoop.it
Across the globe, there is a delicate balance between sustained investment in essential infrastructure and a corresponding advance in socioeconomic progress.
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Vodafone, Visa to launch SmartPass mobile payments app in Australia

Vodafone, Visa to launch SmartPass mobile payments app in Australia | Telecom Insights | Scoop.it
Vodafone has entered an agreement with Visa to launch the Vodafone SmartPass application that is set to enable consumers in Australia to pay for goods and services with NFC enabled smartphones, online media outlet techworld.com.au reports.
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Facebook for feautre phones: Telenor opens the door to world of social media for millions of customers

Facebook for feautre phones: Telenor opens the door to world of social media for millions of customers | Telecom Insights | Scoop.it

New partnership with U2opia Mobile enables access to Facebook® without any Internet connectivity, using only the USSD protocol to post your status, check your newsfeed or “like” a comment on the popular social networking site. (via news and media Telenor.com)

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Content and services strategies lag behind broadband access

Content and services strategies lag behind broadband access | Telecom Insights | Scoop.it
With much of the focus on broadband access over the last few days, it is easy to forget that there’s little point in operators investing in super-fast next gen pipes if they have not got the right strategy in place to offer the content and services...
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Can CSPs become digital service providers | Telecom Asia

Can CSPs become digital service providers | Telecom Asia | Telecom Insights | Scoop.it
Or are the barriers to entry too high?...
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Overview of LTE-developments of operators worldwide: What happened and what's next | Telecom Asia

Overview of LTE-developments of operators worldwide: What happened and what's next | Telecom Asia | Telecom Insights | Scoop.it
The next wave of LTE operators can benefit from the experience of the first-movers...
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Smartphone Strategy (Telecom Operators)

"Which role plays Telecom Operators in the Smartphone Industry? An overview of the latest developments, threats and opportunities for Telco's"

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Actually, The US Smartphone Revolution Has Entered The Late Innings

Actually, The US Smartphone Revolution Has Entered The Late Innings | Telecom Insights | Scoop.it
Sharp slowdown ahead...
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Android up 13%, iOS down 7%, BlackBerry down 81% ... and Windows Phone up a massive 52%

Android up 13%, iOS down 7%, BlackBerry down 81% ... and Windows Phone up a massive 52% | Telecom Insights | Scoop.it
The mobile operating system market share numbers are in for Kantar Worldpanel's last quarter, and the numbers are shocking.
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Windows Phone getting hot?

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OPTA: Aantal mobiele aansluitingen groeit weer - Emerce

OPTA: Aantal mobiele aansluitingen groeit weer - Emerce | Telecom Insights | Scoop.it
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Interessante facts, ook over fixed bellen en internet.

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Are service providers becoming irrelevant?

Are service providers becoming irrelevant? | Telecom Insights | Scoop.it
I see quite a few articles (especially by Gary Kim) about service providers becoming irrelevant.
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Interesting Quote: "All mobile operators pushing for success will have to start thinking of themselves as “digital lifestyle providers,” and with that comes a need to work harmoniously with OTT, M2M, cloud, mobile advertising and mobile payment services."

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AT&T fights OTT voice with API | Telecom Asia

AT&T fights OTT voice with API | Telecom Asia | Telecom Insights | Scoop.it
Call management API enables Web-based calls with existing A&T phone number
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Vint Cerf: Internet competition has “evaporated” since dial-up

Vint Cerf: Internet competition has “evaporated” since dial-up | Telecom Insights | Scoop.it
Zero regulation for telcos could endanger neutrality, Internet co-creator says.
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Orange, Bango team up for direct billing m-payments through Facebook

Orange, Bango team up for direct billing m-payments through Facebook | Telecom Insights | Scoop.it
US mobile payments and analytics company Bango has entered an agreement with French mobile network operator Orange to allow the latter’s subscribers to pay for digital goods and services through Facebook and charge the cost to their phone...
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Telenor joins BlueVia and urges other operators to follow suit

Telenor joins BlueVia and urges other operators to follow suit | Telecom Insights | Scoop.it
Telenor has joined Telefónica's BlueVia platform as it attempts to derive revenue from a range of new services, but is slightly worried it will fail if others don’t follow suit.
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It's time for some mutual monetization | Telecom Asia

Risk-shy telcos investing in untested digital service start-ups...
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ITU: dutch providers as an example for challenging turnover decrease by WhatsApp (Dutch)

ITU: dutch providers as an example for challenging turnover decrease by WhatsApp (Dutch) | Telecom Insights | Scoop.it
Omdat Nederlandse providers zich net als in Canada en Zweden hebben gericht op kostenbesparingen in de eigen organisatie en abonnementen hebben geïntroduceerd die minder gericht zijn op bellen en sms'en en meer op mobiel internet, hebben ze de...
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Critical view on role of Telcos regarding OTT-services: Introduction to Telco-OTT Services

Critical view on the role of Telcos regarding OTT-services: Introduction toTelco-OTT (‘over the top’) Services via dean.bubley@disruptive-analysis.com mail@martingeddes.com © 2012 Di...
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Infographics: mobiele data goedkoper, en toch duurder – Emerce

Infographics: mobiele data goedkoper, en toch duurder – Emerce | Telecom Insights | Scoop.it

Eén van de interessante facts: 52% of mobile trafic was video (2011)

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