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Global broadband growth slows sharply in 2015

>>>>> TelecomAsia - Telecom Asia - 01-10-2015 08:33 <<<<<

The global push to connect the world to the internet is showing signs of starting to stall, with boradband still failing to reach the people it could benefit the most, according to the ITU. Broadband growth has slowed sharply over the last year, and 57% of the world's population remains offline, the Broadband Commission's latest State of Broadband report shows. There are 3.2 billion people now connected to the internet, up by just 300 million fr...

Smartphones becoming first scre...
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Smartphones becoming first screens in Singapore

>>>>> TelecomAsia - Telecom Asia - 01-10-2015 08:33 <<<<<

Usage of laptops and smartphones is outpacing that of set-top boxes (STBs) and smart TVs in the connected living rooms of today, according to new global research from Irdeto. The research reinforces a growing consumer trend of multi-screen usage and second screen devices becoming "first screens," with smartphones being the most used devices in living rooms in Singapore (56%), followed by PCs or laptops (39%) STBs (28%), tablets (27%) and smart TV...

The battle for the passive view...
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The battle for the passive viewer

>>>>> TelecomAsia - Telecom Asia - 01-10-2015 08:32 <<<<<

For all Netflix’s progress, some in the media industry remain confident that its on-demand approach will never fully satisfy those human needs that drive viewers to watch broadcast TV. They may have a point, but they should still be aware that more radical forms of video that appeal to similar desires could pose a parallel threat. Netflix has – and will continue to have – a significant impact on linear viewing. You only have to look at how it has...

Ericsson debuts multi-device Wi...
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Ericsson debuts multi-device Wi-Fi calling

>>>>> TelecomAsia - Telecom Asia - 01-10-2015 08:32 <<<<<

Ericsson has added new multi-device Wi-Fi calling functionality to its existing Wi-Fi calling offering, and expects the first commercial implementation from operators this year. The new functionality will allow multiple of a user's devices to be able to make and receive cellular voice calls over Wi-Fi even if those devices are located at different access points a world apart. The system supports simultaneous calls over several devices, as well a...

Major telcos to spin off networ...
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Major telcos to spin off network operations

>>>>> Total Telecom - Total Telecom - 30-09-2015 12:00 <<<<<

Analyst predicts emergence of more shared networks, sees operators separating infrastructure from retail businesses.

Four keys to clinch a 4G rollou...
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Four keys to clinch a 4G rollout

>>>>> TelecomAsia - Telecom Asia - 06-08-2015 06:47 <<<<<

Despite more demand for 4G, simply launching it does not guarantee success. Telecom operators from the United States to India have experienced significant downsides to their 4G deployment. Even with the heavy investments needed to deploy 4G services, operators should not discount how much subscribers covet 4G. A telecom operator in Japan waited a year after the first 4G service was launched before it launched its own 4G services. Because of late ...

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