Mobile data volume has more than doubled in the past year, with wireless network data traffic reaching 1.16 trillion megabytes for the 12 months that ended in June 2012, according to the CTIA wireless trade industry group.
With the popularity of instant messaging or over-the-top messaging apps rising, SMS-based businesses could be in trouble, however mobile messaging and payments firm OpenMarket does not see it that way.
SAN DIEGO--Business and enterprise apps are quickly becoming the fastest growing app category in application storefronts, with an overwhelming 80 percent of Fortune 500 companies planning to implement their own apps by then end of 2012, reported enterprise software provider SAP. In particular, apps that pave the way for new mobile commerce initiates are gaining traction.
SAN DIEGO--In a move to further distance itself from its competitors, Sprint Nextel confirmed it will not be launching its own branded app storefront.
Verizon Wireless has integrated the CTIA Mobile Application Rating System into all apps available for download from its Verizon Apps storefront, making it easier for consumers to identify age-appropriate content.
When trade association CTIA announced last year that it planned to break with tradition and move its annual spring trade show from late March to early May, many in the industry breathed a sigh of
NEW ORLEANS--A Leap Wireless (NASDAQ:LEAP) executive said the carrier is currently evaluating various mobile wallet products, including Isis and Google Wallet, and will likely jump into the segment
NEW ORLEANS--Playing any game to win means knowing the rules. Electronic Arts has competed in the gaming industry more successfully than most: The 30-year-old company has seamlessly transitioned
NEW ORLEANS--Spotify is currently in discussions to offer its streaming music service through U.S. mobile operators, the company's CEO Daniel Ek said Wednesday. "We've had great discussions with
NEW ORLEANS--Openwave Mobility introduced new versions of its Price Plan Innovation and Mobile Analytics services, promising operators deeper insights into mobile data traffic across their networks.