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4G LTE competition shifts from coverage to higher data speeds, more capacity

4G LTE competition among mobile operators is moving from expanding coverage to providing higher data speeds and increased capacity, judges Strategy Analytics.

Mobile roaming to generate nearly $90 billion for mobile operators by 2018, says Juniper

As a result of increased mobile data usage, mobile roaming will generate nearly $90 billion for mobile operators by 2018, or 8 percent of mobile operators billed service revenues, predicts Juniper Research.

RCS offers enterprises an alternative to BYOD

RCS offers an alternative to BYOD because enterprises can enable employees to customize their mobile experience on corporate-liable devices, while maintaining a corporate dashboard to monitor and control business communications and applications, according to market research firm Mind Commerce.

Proposed EU roaming charge ban could help business travelers, hurt operators

A proposed European Union law ending mobile roaming charges in Europe could help business travelers but hurt mobile operators.

Healthcare to lead way in M2M revenues, says Ovum

In 2018, the most important industry vertical for machine-to-machine (M2M) communications will be healthcare, generating M2M revenues of $7.9 billion, predicts research firm Ovum.

VoLTE deployment to spur investments by firms, mobile operators

As mobile users transition to 4G LTE handsets, they will increasingly bring those devices into enterprises through BYOD. This is expected to fuel increased spending on technologies to integrate LTE handsets and services, such as voice-over-LTE, into the corporate network.

Mobile data traffic to spur rapid growth in mobile monitoring, optimization gear market, says ABI

The explosion in mobile data traffic will spur rapid growth in mobile monitoring and optimization gear revenue, reaching more than $9 billion by 2018, according  to ABI Research.

Mobile operators holding up BYOD in Europe, says Strategy Analytics

Mobile operators are holding back Europe's BYOD adoption out of fear of siphoning revenue away from corporate contracts, according to research firm Strategy Analytics.

Mobile video streaming revenue to double by 2017, says Juniper Research

Revenues from mobile video streaming and video download services are predicted to more than double over the next four years. By 2017, revenues will reach $9.5 billion, up from $4.5 billion in 2013, according to Juniper Research.

Asia-Pacific to lead the way for mobile VoLTE

The Asia-Pacific region is forecast to make up three quarters of new mobile voice over LTE subscribers this year, predicts Infonetics Research.