Tag: MNO

The Key Role of Wi-Fi for Profitable Mobile Networks

Wi-Fi connectivity is now sought and expected everywhere by users of mobile computing devices. Mobile network operators and their network partners must therefore come...

Comcast drops mobile bomb – Could rob 10m subs

• Comcast has been preparing Xfinity Mobile for the past two years • It is a marketing tsunami set to take 8 to 10...

Cablecos, not MNOs, may lead the charge to fixed 5G

The cable operators in the US and some other countries have already highlighted the disruptive potential of a cableco armed with a huge WiFi...

Ruckus plus Brocade IP division could attract Arris, Cisco, Nokia, others

Broadcom, Ltd bought Brocade Communications Systems for $5.9 billion, giving the company a strong offering in networking storage business.While Brocade has a broader networking...

Comcast’s MNO challenge moves into the IoT

Comcast, France’s Iliad and other fixed-line operators have already demonstrated how they can undermine the mobile carriers’ business case by making heavy use of...

Comcast goes mobile and Liberty joins MuLTEfire

The boundaries between the mobile operators and the cable providers are blurring in many countries, but nowhere more clearly than in the US, where...

FreedomPop’s Global SIM: the disruptive face of the new MVNO

Mobile voice and data access is becoming commoditized in the same way that fixed-line broadband did, leaving operators to choose between fighting an access...

Birdstep tries to corner cellular into “losing its religion”

This article is part of the Faultline Service. Please request a FREE four week trial for Faultline.   If you ask anyone technical in cellular what...

Adding Wi-Fi to the Hetnet

The past few years have seen public Wi-Fi platforms evolving from supporting affordable broadband coverage and capacity for best effort access, to becoming truly carrier-grade....

The world’s cable WiFi leaders join forces on roaming

The carrier WiFi landscape was originally dominated by cellcos and mobile offload, but this year the momentum has shifted firmly towards the cable operators...