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Promoting, securing M2M is a vital US interest

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.

M2M wireless network services market to grow 29.4 percent

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.

Isis delays launch to fine-tune customer experience

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 to offer unlimited 4G data

T-Mobile USA will start offering unlimited 4G data to smartphone, tablet and other data users on September 5. 

AT&T rolls out cloud-based mobile device management for small businesses

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 suffers DNS outage from DDoS attack

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.

Don't let spectrum re-farming catch your enterprise flat-footed

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 announces end of 2G service by 2017

AT&T will end its GSM voice service and other 2G services no later than January 1, 2017, an AT&T spokesperson told  FierceMobileIT. 

Rumor Mill: Isis kicking off mobile payment trials this month

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.

Protect your phone, protect yourself

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.