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The uptake of entertainment services continues to put pressure on infrastructure

The use of video-based entertainment, TV programs, digital music, social media and gaming continues to rise across the world as the demand from consumers to be entertained continues to grow. Consumers are quickly adopting a multi-channel approach to entertainment, switching … Continue reading

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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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