Eyes on the price

All-you-can-eat pricing causes higher usage

LTE pricing is changing fast as the market matures. But while some operators are looking to employ elegant new charging models that draw on the sophistication LTE enables, others are still duking it out with least-cost options.

Mobile services a $1tn industry, lifted by data

Mobile services to become a $1tn industry boosted by data usage

Despite a projected fall in voice revenues, mobile services are expected to deliver $1tn in revenues in 2013, lifted by the boom in data usage.

Land of challenges and opportunities

Land of challenges and opportunities

The prospect of consolidation among African and Middle Eastern operators has provided much fuel for the industry rumour mill in 2009, but the apparent collapse of talks involving the disposal of Zain Africa as well as those between Bharti and MTN has not diminished the appetite for expansion.

ARPU under pressure as triple play shapes digital future

Having just completed our latest research on Central and Eastern Europe, a picture is emerging of fairly rapid digital TV growth. The good news is that this looks set to continue over the next five years. Having ended 2008 with 32 million digital homes, the region is expected to close 2014 with 87 million, so pretty much a three-fold increase.

Asia-Pacific subs to grow by 25 per cent in four years

25% growth in four years will still leave headroom

Informa Telecoms & Media (ITM) has released forecasts that show annual mobile service revenues in the Asia Pacific region will increase by more than 16 per cent from the end of this year to US$326.37bn by end-2013, with growth powered by the twin engines of rising mobile subscriptions and greater usage of data services.

You are here: Where are the LBS?

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Issue 113 Jul/Aug 2004   Featuring: Location Based Services Low ARPU business case

The BIG squeeze

The BIG squeeze

How to get the most out of your network   Issue 93 July/August 2002   Featuring: Business: The enterprise market Services & Applications: The developer community Technology: Network optimisation techniques