Mobile operators are planning to shift more than 20 percent of their mobile traffic from the macro network onto small cells by 2018, according to a survey by Infonetics Research.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, Oct. 22, including how a startup's new tablet case could help the deaf acquire jobs, Microsoft drops Nokia from Lumia smartphone brand, OTT players to take $14 billion in revenue from mobile operators this year, Macrocell mobile backhaul gear market growth to stall and the VoLTE market to reach more than 900 million connections by 2018.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Friday, Oct. 17, including Apple's unveiling of new iPads and the projected Apply Pay date, predictions of smartwatches exceeding 100 million by 2019, mobile operators to shift 20 percent of traffic to small cells by 2018, new location-based service firms provide low-cost platforms to carriers and wearable sensor shipments to jump seven-fold by 2019 according to IHS.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Sept. 5, including our take on how SMBs need to do BYOD better, the rise of the phablet, the petering out of international mobile growth, the next emerging tech that Apple and Google will dominate and why Interpublic took a minority stake in Placed.
Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for July 31, including a solid jump in smartphone shipments, a loss of subsidies for major mobile operators, the expected growth of the GPS tracking device market, the company that offered to swoop in to buy ailing NQ Mobile and Palantir acquires a few companies after a long time in hibernation.
Mobile user frustration over high mobile roaming charges, the bane of business travelers and their firms, has just been eased a bit in Europe.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for June 13, including Google's answer to Apple's HealthKit, the $800B mobile operator market, how the Q1 Philippines tablet market exploded, why specialized activity trackers are outselling smartwatches and the adoption of mobile devices by social networkers in the U.K.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, April 23 including home screen customization apps becoming the next mobile obsession, BlackBerry's BES 10 security patch for Heartbleed vulnerability, the surge in marketing budgets this year according to IDC, increased investment by mobile operators in deep packet inspection and IP multimedia subsystem as an alternative to UC in the enterprise.
4G LTE competition among mobile operators is moving from expanding coverage to providing higher data speeds and increased capacity, judges Strategy Analytics.
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.