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Analyst Angle: Death of the hard disk drive in mobile

RCR Wireless News - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Dr. Purdy is an “edge of network” analyst looking at devices, applications and services as well as wireless connectivity to those devices.
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THE WIRELESS CARRIERS REPORT: Industry shake-ups, ripple effects across mobile, and the big changes ahead

Business Insider - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
The wireless industry is in a state of flux. AT&T and Verizon have dominated the carrier market over the past seven years while T-Mobile and Sprint have struggled to gain subscribers. Then in 2013, T-Mobile tweaked its strategy to turn around its business.
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Verizon's mobile video won't count against data caps—but Netflix does

Ars Technica - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Verizon Wireless is testing the limits of the Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules after announcing that it will exempt its own video service from mobile data caps—while counting data from competitors such as YouTube and Netflix ...
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The data diet to stretch wireless plans and thin mobile bills

The Australian - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
Google's Chrome and Opera's Mini mobile browsers have a data saver mode to compress images and video, but Apple's Safari doesn't.
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Telus profit falls 16% as increased competition takes a toll - ‎7 hours ago‎
Shaw will soon add wireless services to its offerings after agreeing to pay $1.6-billion to buy Wind Mobile. Telus said it expects consolidated revenue of $12.75-billion-$12.88-billion for 2016.

Global Wireless Chipsets for Mobile Devices Industry

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Wireless Chipsets for Mobile Devices in Thousand Units by the following Device Types: Smartphones, Tablets, and Others.

NuRAN Announces Another 5G Contract - Further Demonstrating Our Leading Edge Technology

Stockhouse - ‎8 hours ago‎
Quebec, QC, Canada / TheNewswire / February 11, 2016 - NuRAN Wireless Inc. ("NuRAN Wireless" or the "Company") (CSE:NUR), a leading supplier of mobile and broadband wireless solutions to connect the next billion, is pleased to announce an ...

AT&T Shifts Exec Duties, Puts Mobile and Video Under One Roof

Wireless Week - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
AT&T said de la Vega will remain involved with wireless and IP services as CEO of AT&T's Business Solutions unit and will continue to run the company's Mexican wireless operations, but will also take over responsibility for DirecTV's Latin American ...

Sugar Mobile could shake up cellphone oligopoly in Canada - ‎Jan 29, 2016‎
Sugar Mobile, an upstart provider offering wireless plans for as little as $19 a month, appears to have found a backdoor into the Canadian cellphone market, which has long been largely closed to new entrants who don't own their own networks.
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T-Mobile, Verizon take network fight to the Super Bowl

RCR Wireless News - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Super Bowl 50 ended with Peyton Manning adding an unexpected win to his career, but for network watchers, the real battle played out between rival mobile carriers Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile US. The Super Bowl and other big-time events draw major ...
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Qualcomm Announces New Snapdragon Processors And MORE

Know Your Mobile - ‎6 hours ago‎
Naturally Qualcomm has designed each of these chips to cater to different price points in the mobile device market, but each of them comes equipped with 4G LTE capabilities.

Mobile apps get the crowdsourcing treatment

Computerworld - ‎9 hours ago‎
When developing mobile enterprise applications, there are two basic options: Plan the process in advance in exquisite detail or listen to user feedback and iterate as you go.

Statflo Raises $2.4-Million To Reinvent Wireless Customer Service

Canada NewsWire (press release) - ‎3 hours ago‎
"We are changing how wireless customer service is delivered," said Kevin Gervais, Statflo's co-founder and CEO.
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Power walk: Footsteps could charge mobile electronics University of Wisconsin-Madison

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎7 hours ago‎
The latter requires no cables, dramatically cuts the power requirements of wireless mobile devices, and can make a cellphone battery last 10 times longer between charges.

InfiNet Wireless to Showcase Its Most Advanced Wireless Broadband Solution at Mobile World Congress 2016

RealWire (press release) - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Valletta, Malta: 8th February 2016 - InfiNet Wireless, the global leader in fixed broadband wireless connectivity, today announced it will unveil the most advanced version of its product, the InfiLINK XG, at this year's Mobile World Congress. As the ...
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What To Expect At Mobile World Congress 2016

Forbes - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
When I go to Barcelona later this month, along with Moor Insights & Strategy's Principal Analyst Patrick Moorhead, I still expect to see a mobile-focused show with companies like HTC HTCCY +%, LG Electronics 066570 +%, Samsung Electronics 005930 + ...

What is 5G? Everything you need to know about 5G - ‎3 hours ago‎
We explore 5G, how it works and its impact on future wireless systems. 5G simply stands for fifth generation and refers to the next and newest mobile wireless standard based on the IEEE 802.11ac standard of broadband technology, although a formal ...
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Strong Customer Demand Leads Sprint to Extend its 50% Offer

Business Wire (press release) - ‎53 minutes ago‎
So Sprint is celebrating by extending its wildly popular 50 percent offer, the biggest in U.S. wireless history, to customers from AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon. Customers can save 50 percent off most standard rate plans while enjoying an unbeatable ...
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What is wireless charging? Everything you need to know - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Wireless charging or 'inductive charging' refers to the transfer of energy from one object to another through an electromagnetic field.
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Mobile World Live TV: Back in Barcelona (sponsored content)

RCR Wireless News - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
It's almost time for the doors to open on the world's biggest annual mobile tech event: Mobile World Congress.