Archive for the “Operator News” Category
Aug 13 2011
Aug 11 2011
The IntoMobile team gets a tour of the Verizon Application Innovation Center in San Francisco and it is aimed at helping developers create the next generation of 4G LTE apps.
Aug 09 2011
Forbes has reported that Verizon has introduced a system to prevent jailbreak tethering apps like MyWi from connecting to its network. From today, if you use one of these apps, you will be redirected away from the webpage that you wanted to visit to a specially designed Verizon webpage where you will be asked to upgrade to an official tethering plan.
Aug 09 2011
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Aug 05 2011
Apple became the world’s largest smartphone maker in the second quarter, a recent survey said, as global shipments of all smartphones rose more than 65% from the same time a year earlier. Apple’s iPhone accounted for more than 19% of the 106.5 million smartphones shipped around the world, International Data Corp. said Thursday. Apple beat out the once-leading Nokia Corp., which garnered 15.7% of the market share in the survey, dropping to third place behind Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., which represented 16.2% of the market.
Aug 04 2011
The cost of delivering mobile data could rise sevenfold to $370 billion by 2016, according to a report this week by Juniper Research, which urged operators to tackle the issue by offloading more traffic from their macro networks.
Aug 04 2011
Results of a recent national survey commissioned by TeleNav, indicate that Americans are willing to give up some of life’s greatest pleasures in order to hang on to their mobile phones. Not surprisingly, smartphone users were more attached to their devices than were feature phone users, with iPhone users leading the pack. In fact, iPhone users were more likely than their Android or BlackBerry counterparts to spend a week without their significant other, exercise or shoes, rather than go a week without their phone.
Aug 03 2011
There might be more Android devices in the market, but when it comes to staying connected at 30,000 feet, iPhone users reign supreme. Apple iPhone users account for 65 percent of mobile users accessing Gogo’s Wi-Fi service in air, while Android users account for just 12 percent. If you add travelers connecting using their iPod touch, Apple’s iOS system accounts for 80 percent of the mobile travelers connecting to Gogo’s Wi-Fi service.