This morning I wanted to test out the Bria for iPad softphone via my Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot MiFi 4510L device. I have used the MiFi mostly while commuting back and forth between Chicago and my home in Evanston to check e-mail and web surfing. I . . . → Read More: MiFis: The Last Mobile VoIP Blockage?
I purchased a new mobile for my 11 year old daughter-her first. I tried to get her a feature phone (a.k.a. dumb phone) but she was not having it. Instead we gravitated to the iPhone and Android phones ultimately selecting the LG Phoenix. The phone was a bit . . . → Read More: Data Plans, Data Plans, Data Plans: Looking for Pricing Innovation
The results are in: LTE is clearly the Broadband winner. I conducted a non-scientific test utilizing the free Spreedtest.net app from Ookla to compare AT&T’s 3G (Apple iPhone 4), Verizon’s (Motorola Droid X), Sprint’s 4G/WiMax (via Clear) (Samsung Epic), Verizon’s (HTC ThunderBolt) and AT&T’s U-Verse VDSL (2Wire GW . . . → Read More: My Broadband Speed Comparisons: VDSL, 3G (UMTS/HSPA & EVDO) and 4G (WiMAX & LTE)
Yesterday I posted a story regarding the Cisco Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update, 2010–2015. Cisco provided endless data on the growth of mobile data traffic fueled by video and other high-bandwidth applications. The post was not so much about the data in the report . . . → Read More: SLIDES: Cisco Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast
Cisco’s VNI forecast was published with a ton of a data. The data is great for us Marketeers and Product Managers that need to have supportive numbers to show how VoIP to Video is exploding into the mobile landscape. Of course the data is focused on the marketing . . . → Read More: Cisco Visual Networking Index: A Ton of Data-Missing Some Points
Internet usage continues to climb as more and more applications used everyday require connectivity. This according to recent research by The Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project. In fact there is an estimated 1.8 billion Internet users today. In the U.S. Internet penetration usage will increase . . . → Read More: Broadband is an Opiate: Internet Usage Continues to Grow Across All Segments
Juniper Research recently published a report covering the Global forecast for LTE (Long Term Evolution) mobile broadband. By 2014 LTE will generate $100 billion in revenue mostly from European, North American and the Far East & China markets. Those markets will account for nearly 90% of all LTE . . . → Read More: Where will LTE Flourish?