Monthly Archives: March 2011

Global MVNO markets will reach 186 million subscribers by 2015

22 March 2011 :: Dario Talmesio Western Europe and North America, both expected to grow in terms of MVNO subscription numbers, are not expected to see a radical shift in terms of market structure. The global MVNO market will reach … Continue reading

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Simple fix for MNOs tackling mobile data growth?

I am going to be stating the obvious when I say that mobile network operators really do need to develop a smarter approach to managing their network and charging for data usage to allow them to drive profits, manage costs … Continue reading

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What Mobile TV needs to do to succeed…

Despite the phenomenal growth in smartphone technology, there are still significant barriers to making mobile television a viable and sustainable industry. Most attempts to deliver television services via mobile handsets have been unsuccessful, and this trend will continue due to … Continue reading

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Sub-Saharan African Broadband to have 120 million users by 2015 – report

As you do, I attended a lecture on Social Networking and its importance for the Business-to-Business sector before Christmas. Apparently there’s a lot of it about, and there’s going to be more. And with a bit of luck us business-types … Continue reading

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Is YouView obsolete even before it is launched?

I have often thought that the Internet will be great when it is finished. But like a piece of string, the consumer experience that is the Internet has no discernable starting point, and will probably never be ‘finished’ as such, … Continue reading

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Asia Pacific and African mobile markets to mirror Europe

Recently a copy of the Portio Research’s ‘Mobile Factbook 2011’ came across my desk. This is a rather neat overview of the global mobile market and there were a number of things that struck me as I thumbed through it. … Continue reading

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