Articles tagged with: Europe and Mobile Broadband

European Lobby Calls for Lower Mobile Data Roaming Rates

A consumer lobbying group, Europeans for Fair Roaming, has called on Members of the European Parliament to take decisive action against what it calls "excessive data roaming charges." more

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Mobile internet increasingly available, but Europe missing out on high speed broadband

Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda, welcomed figures released today which show a solid increase in the availability of both mobile internet and basic quality fixed broadband lines. more

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More frequencies for Europe's mobile internet by 2013

Plans to speed up the spread of mobile internet were strongly endorsed by European politicians in Strasbourg. They also urged Europe to be bolder and take a global lead in this technology. more

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Average Mobile Broadband Speeds Continue to Rise

Mobile consumption and connectivity speeds continued to increase in the fourth quarter, according to traffic monitoring by web hosting company, Akamai Technologies. more

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GSMA Calls on Nigerian Government to Support Mobile Broadband Rollout

Industry trade body, the GSMA has called on the Nigerian government to unlock potential US$5.5 billion of GDP growth by 2015 by supporting the rollout of Mobile Broadband across the country. more

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Network Congestion set to Worsen - ITU calls for Mobile Broadband Commitment

Governments need to take urgent action now to support mobile broadband growth. So says ITU Secretary-General Dr Hamadoun Toure, adding that accelerated fibre roll-out and greater spectrum availability will be imperative if network bottlenecks are to be avoided. more

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Western operators should position mobile broadband as a complement to fixed broadband, not a substitute

Attempts to sell mobile broadband as an alternative to fixed broadband are likely to fail in European and US markets because there is a strong, and correct, perception among consumers that mobile broadband is slower, less reliable and more expensive than fixed broadband.  more

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European broadband speeds increasing but Europe must do more

Broadband connections in Europe are much faster than one year ago according to statistics published today by the European Commission. more

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Weak growth in over-hyped mobile data traffic dampens need for LTE

Mobile network operators can easily meet the demands on their networks at the current growth rates without huge investment in LTE, and could even emerge from the initial phase of market growth with substantially improved revenue-per-byte rates and much healthier margins, more

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Mobile broadband service revenue to more than double by 2014

The number of mobile broadband subscribers is expected to reach 1.8 billion worldwide by 2014, or 28% of total mobile subscribers, reports Infonetics Research. more

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