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EU eases mobile user frustration over high roaming charges

Mobile user frustration over high mobile roaming charges, the bane of business travelers and their firms, has just been eased a bit in Europe.

News Scan: Google to launch Google Fit; Mobile operators pocket $800B in revenue; more

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.

News Scan: What's the next mobile craze?; Heartbleed bug in BES 10 plugged; more

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 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.