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Why the Nokia, Alcatel-Lucent mega-merger is significant
The telco world got a mild shock when news broke on April 15 that Finnish mobile equipment manufacturer Nokia Corp had agreed to buy Franco-American vendor Alcatel-Lucent SA in an all-stock deal valued at US$16.6 billion. Edwin Yapp breaks down the pros and cons of the deal
Pricing, network quality and marketing key to 4G success: Ovum
Operators need to align 4G (Fourth Generation) network rollouts and upgrades with clear marketing that highlights the advantages of 4G technology over 3G, according to the latest research from Ovum.
MWC 2015: Operator vs OTT row remains in spotlight
Facebook founder tries to make peace with telco executives, to no avail Complex issue that won’t be solved until a win-win scenario surfaces
Internet content providers powering network capex growth: Ovum
The communications industry capex is shifting rapidly to favour Internet content providers (ICPs) such as Google, Apple and Facebook as traditional telcos tighten their capex (capital expenditure) budgets in the face of weak revenues, according to global analyst firm Ovum.
Mobile data to generate US$50bil in revenue by 2019: Ovum
Mobile data roaming will generate approximately US$50 billion in revenue by 2019, contributing as much as 56% to global roaming revenue, according to new research by global analyst firm Ovum.
Broadband: Asian tigers knock Europe back to the old world
Norway is the only major European country to make it into the top 10 global markets in the Broadband Development Index, a new service launched by global technology research and advisory firm Ovum to track the take-up of high-speed fixed and mobile broadband services in 191 countries.
New Apple wares excite … only up to a point: Analysts
A week after the much-awaited launch of Apple’s new announcements, the industry is still abuzz and busy analysing what its impact is on the consumer tech ecosystem. Edwin Yapp checks out what analysts have to say and puts in his two-cents worth too.
Telcos need to step up on M2M: Ovum
Telcos need to better flaunt their ability to transport, collect and aggregate large amounts of information to grasp a bigger share of the rising machine-to-machine (M2M) opportunity, according to UK analyst and research firm.
Network virtualisation and VMware's quest for the holy grail
Software-defined networking pioneer Martin Casado sits down with Digital News Asia's Edwin Yapp and relates why he believes computer networking is at the cusp of a new frontier as well as the challenges it faces going forward.
Analytics and loyalty will drive mobile payments growth
Combined rewards and offers in conjunction with m-payments to be common feature Opportunity for big loyalty and analytics vendors, and also emerging startup players
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