Category Archives: Mobile Trends

AT&T looks to content as Verizon signals a shift to 5G

The approval of AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner signals big changes in the US telecoms market. AT&T gains access to Time Warner’s huge content library, including TV and movie giants HBO, CNN, TBS, TNT and Warner Bros. This content will … Continue reading

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OpenSignal highlights the incredible growth of 4G in India to future civil service leaders

Our most recent analysis of the India mobile market has shown the country’s networks are going from strength to strength as competition reaches fever pitch. This has meant that OpenSignal’s measurements, based on billions of measurements collected by over 700,000 … Continue reading

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Which European Tech Hub offers the Fastest 4G?

If your tech startup needs excellent 4G connectivity around the clock, it’s probably best you set up base in Amsterdam, Stockholm, Zurich, or Tallinn. Yes, Tallinn: the city that nurtured Skype and Transferwise, came out as one of the top … Continue reading

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India’s 4G usage exploded in 2017 – what can we expect in 2018?

2017 was the year 4G exploded in India. One of the fastest growing mobile markets in the world, India’s current mobile data subscriber penetration stands at 40%, expected to double to 80% by 2022 according to Crisil’s predictions. But while … Continue reading

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Racing for 5G at Mobile360 LATAM

Mobile 360 LATAM is running in full gear in Bogotá this week, with one of the hottest topics, 5G, in the centre of discussions both on and off the stage. But as we pointed out in our blogpost earlier this … Continue reading

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How mobile is boosting LATAM economies

In just a few days, Bogotá will be hosting the GSMA’s annual mobile conference in Latin America as part of the Mobile 360 Series. Bringing together an impressive line-up, Mobile 360 LATAM is a giant, multi-day brainstorming session covering everything … Continue reading

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Galaxy S7: both Qualcomm and Samsung chips seen by OpenSignal

The Galaxy S range has always embraced multiple variants – the S6 for example comes with about a dozen different internal configurations (the cell radios and sensors they used). Some of this is unavoidable, CDMA networks aren’t going to work … Continue reading

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The smartphone boom may finally be subsiding

There will be only 1.43 billion shipments of new smartphones in 2015, according to research group IDC’s latest projections. That may sound like an awful lot, but as IDC points out, that number represents a 9.8 percent increase of smartphone … Continue reading

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Queue up Netflix: T-Mobile US may unleash the video beast

If a rumor from well-known tech tipster EVLeaks proves true, T-Mobile will soon start exempting mobile video from its data plans. That means customers on its Simple Choice smartphone plans would be able to stream Netflix, HBO Go and other … Continue reading

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Europe will ban roaming fees — though you’re in for a wait

The end of international roaming fees in Europe is in sight, though it’s still a bit off in the distance. The European Parliament voted to abolish roaming fees within its border, but we’ll have to wait until the June 15 … Continue reading

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