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Lack of trust continues to vex BYOD programs, survey finds

One of the longstanding impediments to getting a BYOD program off the ground is lack of trust between employer and employee. Even with wide recognition of BYOD as a valid mobile effort, the most well thought-out and structured programs will be derailed if employees don't trust their organizations and adopt the strategy.

Verizon, AT&T dominate red-hot LTE market, says Ovum

Verizon Wireless and AT&T account for more than one-third of global LTE subscriptions, which reached 250 million in the first quarter of 2014, according to the latest stats from Ovum.

Enterprise adoption to push cellular M2M market to $66B by 2019

Fueled by enterprise adoption of machine-to-machine (M2M) technology, the cellular M2M market is forecast by research firm Ovum to reach $66 billion by 2019 or an aggregate of $252 billion between 2015 and 2019.

Mozilla unveils low-cost smartphone to rival high-end options

In a bet that consumers want mobile devices with smartphone functionality without paying a premium for high-end models like the iPhone 5S or Samsung Galaxy S5, Mozilla unveiled the cheapest smartphone on the market at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Feb. 23.

Banks should brace for massive DDoS attacks this year, warns Ovum

Banks will face increasing massive-scale DDoS attacks from hacktivists in addition to the smaller scale DDoS attacks used by cybercriminals to distract IT teams from detecting theft, predicts market research firm Ovum.

Mobility needs to be central to insurance industry's IT modernization, says Ovum

Increasing customer empowerment, the increasing use of mobile capabilities and minimal economic growth in developed countries are making it imperative for insurers to embrace customer-centricity, says research firm Ovum.

Enterprise mobile is becoming a core business platform, says Ovum analyst

Enterprise mobile is moving from a niche tool to a core business platform, observed Kevin Noonan, research director for public sector technology at Ovum.

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.

UK mobile operator EE shifts 4G LTE network into high gear

Mobile operator EE said it is doubling the speed of its 4G LTE network in 12 U.K. cities starting on Wednesday.

SAP takes home gold for best BYOD program at BYOX awards

Ovum has awarded enterprise software giant SAP an "A+" for its internal BYOD program at the research firm's first annual BYOX Strategy awards.