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More than a third of your mobile broadband is used by digital stalkers

In 2015 I reported that mobile advertising was eating into people’s mobile broadband usage through the use of ad-tech applications, spyware, spoofware, cookies and a whole range of other, mainly advertising-driven, malpractices. Reputable internet-based services were being bypassed, as well … Continue reading

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Mobile infrastructure will ultimately rely on fibre broadband

In 2017 mobile broadband subscriptions are growing rapidly and LTE infrastructure now carries over 65% of all global mobile traffic. While mobile and fixed will always exist in parallel, there is no doubt that with a faltering fixed network and … Continue reading

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USA’s mobile operators fast-tracking 5G developments

The US has one of the largest telecoms markets, which has given it a unique character based only regional licensing. Growth in the mobile subscriber base remains strong despite penetration levels of above 120%. Declining revenue from voice services is … Continue reading

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Peru nears completion of National Fibre-Optic Backbone project

Peru’s fixed-line teledensity is among the lowest in South America, at about 9.8%. Obstacles to fixed-line growth include widespread poverty, fixed-to-mobile substitution, expensive telephone services, and geographical inaccessibility in the rugged Andean mountains and lowland Amazon jungles. Nevertheless, the government … Continue reading

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Romania’s average fixed-line broadband speed broaches 100Mb/s

Romania’s fixed-line telecoms market is evolving under the weight of competition and technological change. The implementation of EU Directives opened the telecoms market to competition and brought about a regulatory framework designed to foster effective competition. Alternative operators now off … Continue reading

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