5G Gets Real
Que Sera Sarah | 12/17/2015 | 7 comments
But not really yet. Conversations are moving from hype to the practicalities of deployment, but there is work to be done on standards, business models and more.
Telecom Analytics Grows Up
Que Sera Sarah | 11/14/2014 | 4 comments
The big data analytics debate has moved on from a year ago, with some experts suggesting it's no longer a technology challenge.
Carriers Warm Up to Service Innovation
Que Sera Sarah | 6/17/2014 | 18 comments
Carriers typically concern themselves with just their network and technology, but they are starting to experiment with new service models and form partnerships with OTT players.
Are Small Cells a Hard Sell?
Que Sera Sarah | 10/2/2013 | 10 comments
Enterprises will have to install small cells from a number of different operators thanks to the BYOD trend, so building an attractive pricing model will be important.
Smartphones' Split Personality
Que Sera Sarah | 10/10/2012 | 1 comment
6:30 PM Helping enterprises offer their employees a work/life balance, right on their smartphones, is an important opportunity for wireless operators
MVNOs Try Again
Que Sera Sarah | 8/9/2012 | Post a comment
8:00 AM A new crop of MVNOs is coming on the scene having learned from past failures, but there's still a bumpy road ahead
The Carrier Creep Factor
Que Sera Sarah | 5/24/2012 | 5 comments
3:00 AM Wireless operators are treading a fine line between helpful and creepy when it comes to contextual pricing plans
Que Sera Sarah | 5/23/2012 | 2 comments
1:00 PM LTE-to-3G handoffs are still a major challenge for mobile operators
In Wireless Operators We Trust?
Que Sera Sarah | 5/11/2012 | Post a comment
2:15 PM Consumers' expectation of privacy may be misguided, but the wireless operators have a ways to go to convince us we can trust them with our data
Do You Know DiMoWiNe?
Que Sera Sarah | 5/11/2012 | Post a comment
9:30 AM We don't either, so we asked people on the CTIA show floor what they thought this acronym from Lemko Corp. might mean and how it should be pronounced. Deemoowinnee, anyone?
The New Apple iPad: Wi-Fi or LTE?
Que Sera Sarah | 3/16/2012 | 6 comments
3:40 PM Those in line at Chicago's Apple store had many reasons to opt for or against LTE, including the data caps, hot-spot functionality, traveling needs and overall cost
What Was App at MWC?
Que Sera Sarah | 3/12/2012 | Post a comment
LR Mobile stopped by the Mobile Apps pavilion in Barcelona to see what's new in one-minute bursts, but we'll let you decide what's noteworthy. (There's a bit of scratchy audio at first, but please bear with it)
T-Mobile Turns FauxG Into 4G
Que Sera Sarah | 2/29/2012 | 2 comments
10:00 AM T-Mobile's marketing challenge may be as great as its technical one as it seeks to convince consumers to move from '4G' HSPA+ to 4G LTE
Que Sera Sarah | 2/23/2012 | 1 comment
8:00 AM Why bother investing in 3-D, HD, video-enabled mobile ads, when SMS is the only way not to annoy consumers?
Consumer Gadget Overload
Que Sera Sarah | 1/9/2012 | 3 comments
The ultrabook is like a thinner PC, but bigger than a tablet, which is more capable than a phablet, which isn't quite a smartphone – got it?
Reliability Trumps Speed in LTE
Que Sera Sarah | 8/31/2011 | 4 comments
11:05 AM Chicago is becoming a 4G city with AT&T's LTE showing up, but the hand-off from LTE to 3G will be just as important as speed in the early days
Apple's Video Chat Takeover
Que Sera Sarah | 7/29/2011 | Post a comment
12:05 AM This video-blog brought to you via FaceTime, the over-the-top video chat app that's helping bring two-way mobile video to the masses
Cable Secures the Home
Que Sera Sarah | 6/21/2011 | 1 comment
9:40 AM Home automation and security is a good opportunity for cable MSOs in search of new revenue streams
MWC 2011: Femto's Watching
Que Sera Sarah | 2/16/2011 | 1 comment
11:30 AM Carriers have the opportunity to launch femtocells apps that make use of the better coverage and network awareness
From The Founder
Kicking off BCE 2017, Light Reading founder Steve Saunders lays blame for NFV's slow ramp-up and urges telecom to return to old-fashioned standards building and interoperability.
Charting the CSP's Future
Six different communications service providers join to debate their visions of the future CSP, following a landmark presentation from AT&T on its massive virtualization efforts and a look back on where the telecom industry has been and where it's going from two industry veterans.
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With the mobile ecosystem becoming increasingly vulnerable to security threats, AdaptiveMobile has laid out some of the key considerations for the wireless community.
BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
Following a recent board meeting, the New IP Agency (NIA) has a new strategy to help accelerate the adoption of NFV capabilities, explains the Agency's Founder and Secretary, Steve Saunders.
One of the nice bits of my job (other than the teeny tiny salary, obviously) is that I get to pick and choose who I interview for this slot on the Light Reading home ...
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