August 19, 2016 8:10 am
The cloud birthed the “as-a-Service” moniker to reflect new business and technology models for a variety of things, including software (SaaS) and infrastructure (IaaS). M for mobility is the next addition to the family -- Mobility as a Services (MaaS).
August 18, 2016 8:05 am
Engineers working on mobile devices are under constant pressure to deliver higher performance within small form factors. Highly integrated Wi-Fi front end modules can help solve these design challenges.
The end is near for Windows Mobile – and it’s been a long time coming. While this is not too big of an inconvenience for the average consumer, the demise of Windows Mobile is creating challenges for enterprise-level users.
Had the mobile communications industry used open APIs way, way back for SMS systems, network operators could have created that multi-billion-dollar market for themselves and their partners. Now they are determined to take advantage of the massive opportunities of the platform economy.
While operators feel that the decision is ultimately a disservice to both themselves and consumers, in reality, the Net neutrality decision is a huge win for consumers.
Today, the world continues to see IoT primarily in terms of connections. However, it’s the transformational value of IoT on business that really matters, and that in turn will be the driver of connectivity. It’s about the expansion of capability, not the expansion of connectivity.
The important IoT benefits provided by widely available cloud-connected devices capable of intelligent behavior are tempered by dangers. Each of these devices is a potential entry point for a network attack by insiders, hackers or criminals.
The strength of a claim made lies with the way data is collected – this is critical to a carrier’s ability to create provocative taglines touting “America’s number one network.”
Thanks to the recent Net neutrality decision and the pending evolution of 5G networking, carriers now, more than ever, have the resources available to finally figure out their relationship with OTT applications once and for all.
As with traditional Toll-Free voice services, order and a level playing field are essential to ensuring the texting to Toll-Free system remains dependable and safe. Unfortunately, not everyone in the messaging ecosystem is following CTIA’s guidelines...
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