Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Friday, July 11, including FTC complaints against Amazon for unauthorized in-app purchases by kids, how mobile site redirects are hurting e-retailers, Apple's CarPlay is to be installed in 24 million cars in 2019, VoLTE driving IMS deployments and the first chip shipment from TSMC to Apple.
One thing Unified Communications has not done yet is render the circuit-switched network obsolete. The technology that was supposed to have done that ten years ago, may be making a comeback.
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.
Mobile deployments are fueling strong growth in the policy management market, which reached $1 billion last year and is expected to grow to $2.5 billion by 2018, according to Infonetics Research.
Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT stories for Friday, 3/21 including: the hot demand for VoLTE services by carriers, tests for Android phone use in the traditionally pro-BlackBerry White House has begun, why mobile paid search bargains is ending, BlackBerry's plan to sell more than 3 million square feet of real estate in Canada and the use of iBeacons to offer ticket upgrades to sports fans in the nosebleed section.
Quick takes on the latest mobile IT news for Friday, 1/24 including: VoLTE spending, Apple and Samsung's top spots in semiconductor spending, Bluetooth's role in driving mobile commerce growth, consumer reaction to wearable devices and how spectrum license fee increases in the U.K. could slow 4G deployment.
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.
Quick takes on mobile IT news for Thursday, 11/21 including: the continued growth of Windows Phone's reputation in the enterprise, voice over LTE jump in SBC deployments, advice to U.S. banks when speaking on mobility, why you shouldn't buy a smartwatch for a holiday gift and the increase of car shipments with safety/security telematics.
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) technology, expected to be the eventual technology of choice for delivering voice calls to 4G mobile devices, is growing sluggishly. This, even as over-the-top (OTT) voice apps such as Skype are taking off in popularity.
The Asia-Pacific region is forecast to make up three quarters of new mobile voice over LTE subscribers this year, predicts Infonetics Research.