An area of enterprise mobile IT that is often overlooked, particularly in news coverage, is the machine-to-machine wireless networking market segment. It certainly isn't as sexy as the latest iPhone, but it is an important segment nonetheless.
The global machine-to-machine (M2M) wireless network services market is expected to grow 29.4 percent per year through 2015, according to a report by research firm TechNavio.
The Isis mobile wallet and payments network is going to miss its target of launching this summer because it is still fine-tuning the overall customer experience, according to a senior Isis executive.
T-Mobile USA will start offering unlimited 4G data to smartphone, tablet and other data users on September 5.
AT&T Mobility is expanding its Mobile Device Management suite to the small business segment, offering mom-and-pops access to the same cloud-based services and applications it supplies to larger enterprise customers.
AT&T was hit by a distributed denial-of-service attack yesterday, which caused a disruption for some of the company's customers on its managed services DNS product.
You'll notice that there are two articles in this week's edition of FierceMobileIT that relate to spectrum changes being carried out by wireless carriers.
AT&T will end its GSM voice service and other 2G services no later than January 1, 2017, an AT&T spokesperson told FierceMobileIT.
Isis, the nationwide m-commerce network spearheaded by Verizon Wireless, AT&T Mobility and T-Mobile USA, is reportedly poised to begin consumer trials in the Salt Lake City and Austin, Texas markets on August 20.
A couple months ago, a friend of mine was using her iPad while riding the Metro to work when a teenager tried to tear it out of her hands at a station stop. The effrontery of the attack--during rush hour, with a lot of people around to witness it--was particularly disconcerting, but evidently this kind of "Apple picking" is becoming commonplace in broad daylight, in heavily populated places around the country.