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DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Amid the proliferation of real time data from sources such as mobile devices, web, social media, sensors, log files and transactional applications, Big Data has found a host of vertical market applications, ranging from fraud detection to R&D. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140821/138541 "Big Data Market: 2014 – 2020 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies, Industry Verticals & Forecasts" Key Findings: In 2014 Big Data vendors will pocket nearly $30 Billion from hardware, software and professional services revenues Big Data investments are further expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 17% over the next 6 years, eventually accounting for $76 Billion by the end of 2020 The market is ripe for acquisitions of pure-play Big Data startups, as competition heats up between IT incumbents Nearly every large scale IT ven... (more)

TM Forum Confirms Additional Keynote Speakers for Management World 2010

Executive Vice President & Board Member, China Mobile and CEO, BT Wholesale join prestigious keynote line-up for Management World 2010 conference MORRISTOWN, NJ—March 2, 2010 - TM Forum today confirmed Liu Aili, Executive Vice President and Board Member, China Mobile and Sally Davis, CEO, BT Wholesale are to deliver keynote presentations at the Management World 2010 conference, to be held 18-20 May, 2010 in Nice, France. The TM Forum also announced the conference is on track to break all records, with pre-bookings at an all time high, and sponsorships almost sold out. "The communications industry is experiencing a period of unprecedented change," said Nik Willetts, chief marketing officer, TM Forum. "Cloud-based services and the explosion of mobile data represent a very real opportunity for service providers, but they need to move fast. Management World brings toget... (more)

Verizon-Cable Spectrum Deal: Questionable

Leonard GraceBROADBAND CONVERGENT - Industry News for Broadband-Mobile-Cable-Wireless-Telecom Are you kidding; Verizon (NYS: VZ) and Cable Operators sign deal to corner the market on wireless spectrum? Yes, it’s true; and the driving force behind the historical spectrum deal and marketing agreements by former competitive giants would be to further the FCC’s agenda, rolling out more spectrum to... Broadband Industry News for Mobile-Cable-Wireless-Telecom ... (more)

Video the key to service provider profit growth in the LTE world, says Movius

ATLANTA - May 22, 2012 - Revenues from services such as video conferencing are key to service providers around the world for achieving a successful ROI from their LTE investment, according to Movius Interactive Corporation, global leader in value-added communication services. Speaking on the first day of the LTE World Summit in Barcelona, Movius CEO Dominic Gomez said that LTE opened up enormous opportunities for hard-pressed global service providers as they look for new revenue streams. "LTE provides the capacity for video to become the accepted means of communication for smartphone devices," said Gomez. "That means that not only can new services like mobile television and mobile video conferencing emerge, but basic backbone services such as messaging can also be improved." According to a forecast by In-Stat[1], LTE subscriptions will experience a 3,400% explosion o... (more)

Innovation Imperative: Around the World in 403 Projects

As many of you probably know, we recently worked with IDG to conduct a global innovation study of 800 senior C-Suite-level IT and business executives. As part of the study, we asked for examples of an innovation project in their organization that's either been completed, in the process of being completed, or planned for the future. Just over half of the executives chose to give us a peek into...   ... (more)

Tele2 Deploys Aito for Customer Experience Analytics

Aito helps leading Swedish mobile operator improve service management for corporate customers Espoo, Finland - February 5, 2013: Today, Aito Technologies, the leading provider of customer experience analytics (CEA) for mobile operators, announced its analytics software solution, Aito CEA, has been deployed by Tele2 in Sweden to help with the monitoring, management and reporting of Customer Experience and service level agreements (SLAs) for Tele2's large corporate customers and MVNOs (Mobile Virtual Network Operators). Tele2's network operations and technical account managers are using Aito CEA to analyse and monitor the quality of mobile voice and data for its large corporate and MVNO customers. A series of key QoS and performance indicators are measured and corrective actions triggered in near to real-time. Reports are sent directly to customers to demonstrate SLA ... (more)

Aito Acquire Iptune

Detailed traffic analysis to enhance Aito's real time customer care, service quality and network troubleshooting analytics Espoo, Finland - February 7, 2013: Today, Aito Technologies, the leading provider of Customer Experience Analytics (CEA) for mobile operators, announces it has acquired the assets of Finnish Mobile Data Service Analysis company, Iptune. The acquisition is part of Aito's growth strategy in strengthening the market leader position within CEA. By integrating the Iptune Service Manager technology (renamed Mobile Data Insight) into Aito CEA customer care and network troubleshooting modules, a mobile operator's network operations and customer care staff will be provided with a more comprehensive and exact understanding of network performance affecting subscribers right down to technical details of individual subscriber sessions and root causes in real... (more)

Marashlian & Donahue, LLC, Managing Partner Named Winner of Lexology / International Law Office 2013 Client Choice Awards for Telecommunications Law

McLean, VA, February 08, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Marashlian & Donahue, LLC, The CommLaw Group, is pleased to announce that Managing Partner, Jonathan S. Marashlian, was selected as the Winner of the 2013 Lexology / International Law Office ("ILO") Client Choice Awards for Telecommunications Law in the USA and Canada. Mr. Marashlian was named the overall winner of the USA Telecommunications Law category. Established in 2005, the Client Choice Award recognizes those law firms and partners around the world that stand apart for the excellent client care they provide and the quality of their service. The criteria for the awards focus on an ability to add real value to clients' business above and beyond the other players in the market. Uniquely, law firms and partners can only be nominated for these awards by corporate counsel. Winners for 2013 were chosen from more than 2,000 ... (more)

Boingo for iOS Adds Option to Buy Wi-Fi as an In-App Purchase

Wireless internet provider Boingo offers specialized apps for every major phone or computer platform, but iOS users now have the moderate advantage of being able to sign up almost instantly through their iTunes account. The latest version of Boingo Wi-Finder for iOS includes the option to buy Wi-Fi as an in-app purchase, rather than getting access with a Boingo account. Unlike the general $7.95 Boingo mobile subscription, the plan appears to be iOS-only, with unlimited use on the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch for $7.99 a month.  The goal is pretty clearly to lower the barrier to making Boingo payments — the above pop-up message appears the first time you launch the app, asking if you want to set up a recurring monthly subscription. For users who don’t want the plan, it’s still possible to sign in with an ordinary Boingo account, but it’s a quick and decent option for ... (more)

aireus Announces Online POS Ordering Module

Toronto, Canada, May 13, 2013 --(PR.com)-- A restaurant point-of-sale (POS) software company, aireus, previously ISISPOS, has just released its cutting-edge 360° CRM product. As restaurants look for innovative ways to develop their business in a highly competitive market, take-out and delivery services are becoming the fastest growing segment of restaurant sales. In fact, the National Restaurant Association reports that take-out and delivery now account for more than half of all restaurant sales. aireus’ new product has responded to this trend with the release of its online ordering module. The product is fully integrated into its existing iPad POS mobile product and will give hospitality providers a user-friendly way for their customers to place orders online. “The product is easy to use and is managed from the cloud,” says Executive Vice-President Paul Perri. “Custo... (more)

Apple announces new $229 16GB iPod touch: 4-inch Retina display, no rear-facing camera, CyanogenMod may offer a “heavily privacy-focused” version and more

By Ryan Kamauff Here are the top mobile news and stories of the day. Apple announces new $229 16GB iPod touch: 4-inch Retina display, no rear-facing camera - Apple has announced their latest iPod Touch offering. The iPod touch was a huge seller at first, because it allowed people to get into iOS in a non-iPhone way (I had a friend who got a dumb phone and a iPod touch – because “WiFi is everywhere”). It used to be as powerful as the iPhones it mimicked, but no longer. I think the lack of a rear camera will be a huge hit to its value to the customer, especially when iPad Minis can be had for $329, and numerous Android devices for far less. Via The Verge, more here. Mary Meeker’s 2013 Internet Trends: Mobile Makes Up 15% Of All Internet Traffic, With 1.5B Users Worldwide – Meeker’s most recent Internet study foudn 2.4B total Internet users, with 1.5B Mobile subscriber... (more)