Articles tagged with: Social Networking and Mobile Tv

Submissions for the Annual Meffys Awards Announced

The Mobile Entertainment Forum has announced the call for entries for the sixth international Meffys Mobile Entertainment Awards, which span the entire mobile entertainment industry, from games to technology innovation. more

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Oracle, Alcatel-Lucent lead fast growing service delivery platform market

Following a 53% increase in 2007 and an expected 28% increase in 2008, the worldwide service delivery platform (SDP) software and integration services market is forecast by Infonetics Research to top $3.5 billion in 2011. more

Related Tags: oracle, mms, sms, alcatel-lucent, infonetics-research, bss, oss, sdp


Economic Downturn Leads Carriers to Reduce Capex Spending

In financially challenging times, when service revenues dip due to reduced end-user confidence, a standard tactic is to cut back on capital expenditure, which boosts operating margins and thereby profits. This tactic was used in the dot.com/3G economic downturn earlier this decade. more

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Mobile TV User Base Expected to Grow 10-Fold by 2013

A report on mobile TV services from NSR indicates that a combination of converging trends will allow mobile TV to experience considerable growth, but a number of inhibitors will prevent the sector from reaching its full monetization potential. more

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Indian consumer survey reveals interest in location-based services

Canalys has released the first highlights from a new survey of around 1,200 consumers, which explores the opportunity for navigation and location-based services on mobile phones and portable navigation devices (PNDs) in India. more

Related Tags: gps, pnd, maps, navigation, congestion, India


iPhone is Top for News and Information Accessed on Mobile Browser

Six months after the iPhone's U.S. launch, has the device changed the mobile landscape? According to M:Metrics, the mobile media authority, the answer is yes. more

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Telco Providers Striking a Balance Between Innovation and Financial Targets

According to a forecast by IDC, the Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) region will have a ye­ar ahead where telco providers continue to experiment with various business models in order to find an optimal balance between market protection and strategic growth. more

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The $10 Billion Mobile Video Messaging Opportunity for 2012

Mobile video messaging services are at the center of the technology convergence that is helping mobile customers realize greater levels of self-expression and online community participation.  more

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Wireless Trade Show Will Push Mobile TV, Ads"

The wireless industry will be focusing on getting consumers to spend even more time on their mobile phones at this year's CTIA Wireless trade show. more

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Telecoms and Entertainment Developments Set to Transform the Landscape

Convergence - that buzzword still bouncing around the halls of media and telecoms companies - is truly emerging from abstract jargon to reality, says independent market analyst Datamonitor. In a new report just published, Datamonitor says consumers are adopting technologies and services that blur the boundaries between entertainment and communication. These developments says Datamonitor, affect both players within the market and those supporting it. more

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