Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Friday Review: Dealing with mane-stream data

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Friday 15 February 13

Equipment makers share their plans to support operators' mobile broadband networks, but will mobile data usage really grow as much as everyone seems to think?

In today's world when we want something we want it now. When it comes to nutrition, that has led to people inadvertently eating horse or any number of other meat products when the label on the microwave-for-three-minutes frozen dinner is clearly marked ″beef″. In the communications sector the need for instant gratification means something we have all been talking about for a long time: pressure on mobile data networks. Or put another way, people's desire to get information immediately, regardless of time and place – and to fill every spare minute of downtime horsing around on the Internet (sorry!) – has opened up an opportunity for telecoms equipment makers to sell products and services to their operator customers. With Mobile World Congress just over a week away, the big guns in the vendor space have been making a lot of noise about their various capabilities…

In today's world when we want something we want it now. When it comes to nutrition, that has led to people inadvertently eating horse or any number of other meat products when the label on the microwave-for-three-minutes frozen dinner is clearly marked ″beef″. In the communications sector the need for instant gratification means something we have all been talking about for a long time: pressure on mobile data networks. Or put another way, people's desire to get information immediately, regardless of time and place – and to fill every spare minute of downtime horsing around on the Internet (sorry!) – has opened up an opportunity for telecoms equipment makers to sell products and services to their operator customers. With Mobile World Congress just over a week away, the big guns in the vendor space have been making a lot of noise about their various capabilities…

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