The number of enterprises turning to cloud computing to revamp existing business models will more than double in the next three years, as business leaders move to capitalize on the rapid availability of data and the growing popularity of social media, according to a new study released by IBM.
Poor infrastructure, fragmented markets and stiff competition in Africa poses risks as well as potential rewards for telecom operators hunting for growth in countries like oil-rich Nigeria and post-revolution Libya and Tunisia.
With new cheaper smartphones set to drive sales, a growing corporate market, and the fact that most people in Africa will use mobile phones to access the Internet and do business, many operators are seeking acquisition targets in the continent.
Tata Communications Ltd. on Thursday said it is evaluating a potential bid for Cable & Wireless Worldwide Plc, in what could be the biggest British acquisition by an Indian firm since sister company Tata Motors bought Jaguar Land Rover.
This week at World Congress in Barcelona, Neustar, Inc., a provider of real-time information and analysis to the Internet, telecommunications, entertainment, advertising and marketing industries, showcased a range of mobile cloud services, including its latest Neustar Intelligent Cloud Location service.
In a keynote address to wrap up the second day of Mobile World Congress, Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google, addressed the technological future, both for those with unlimited access to technology, as well as those with vertically no access at all.
Network capacity is a key problem for major telecom operators today. The lack of spectrum and increased data usage are placing a huge strain on mobile networks, causing many carriers to turn to capped data plans to manage the increased customer data usage. Millenoki, a mobile data control company based out of the UK, has instead put the control in the consumers hands with a new mobile application that gives the customer different tools to control their own data usage.
On Monday at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Facebook said it could team up with mobile operators on payments, in an offer that would give them back part of the revenue and influence they have lost in recent years to Apple and Google.
With Mobile World Congress only days away, news is already beginning to flood the airways. Mobile payments are one of the many hot topics that are sure to be talked about next week. Visa and Samsung have already revealed they will be showcasing a mobile payments application for the Summer Olympics in London at MWC, while other companies like Ericsson added new services to its already existing m-commerce portfolio. Below are just a few of the many mobile payments announcements TelecomEngine expects to come out of Mobi
Mobile World Congress kicks off on Monday in Barcelona, which means major news will be coming from the telecommunications industry, specifically in regards to LTE. As LTE networks are being built out across the world new technology and services are being created.
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