Q2 sees Samsung trade-ins on the rise, while iPhones remain top-traded devices, reveals HYLA Mobile

Over $400 million returned to US consumers as part of mobile device trade-ins 1 August 2018 – HYLA Mobile, the world’s leading provider of software technology and services for mobile device trade-ins and reuse solutions, has released its Q2 2018 trade-in data trends report, highlighting the rise of Samsung smartphone trade-ins during last quarter. While Apple’s iPhones remained the top five traded devices for yet another quarter, Samsung trade-ins increased by 12%. Overall, smartphone trade-ins during the quarter returned $414,198,041 to US consumers. HYLA Mobile’s Q2 trade-in trends report analyzes…

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Mobile Growth Summit Europe Announces Speakers From Google, Happn, Playtika, Snapchat, Pandora and The New York Times

Mobile Growth Summit Europe (September 5-6, Berlin), the world’s premier mobile-only growth conference series, showcases sessions on monetization, cryptocurrency, VR/AR and gaming. BERLIN – July 25, 2018 – Now in its fourth year, Mobile Growth Summit Europe (September 5-6, Berlin), Europe’s largest mobile-only event and the world’s premier mobile-only growth conference series, is on track to bring together more than 100 speakers and over 350+ companies to share game-changing strategies and tactics which companies across all verticals can follow to reach and engage their audience. This year’s keynote will be…

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DSA sets out 5G action plan ahead of CommunicAsia

Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, 26 June 2018: As the path towards 5G begins to gain momentum, the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance has today set out its vision for a 5G future and the opportunities and challenges that will arise from deploying it. On the opening day of CommunicAsia – one of the most established telecommunications events – DSA President Kalpak Gude highlighted the challenges and barriers that need to be overcome if the potential of 5G is to be fully realized. “5G is widely expected to incorporate a number of innovative…

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Newtec empowers Myanmar’s newest mobile operator

Launch of satellite mobile backhaul network based on Newtec Dialog® platform provided by Com & Com enables Mytel to deliver optimal end-user experience YANGON, Myanmar, and SINT-NIKLAAS, Belgium, 20 June 2018. Newtec – a specialist in designing, developing and manufacturing equipment and technologies for satellite communications – today announced it is enabling Communication & Commerce (Com & Com) to launch a mobile backhaul network for Telecom International Myanmar Company Limited’s brand Mytel, Myanmar’s fourth and most-recent mobile operator, a joint venture by government-owned Star High Public Co Ltd, Myanmar consortium (comprising…

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Broadband Forum hits 5G milestone

Fremont, California, June 20, 2018: Operators looking to quickly and cost-effectively deliver new 5G services are today a step closer to being able to do so, as the Broadband Forum and NTT successfully demonstrated the disaggregation of time-critical PON functions. Launched with NTT last year, the PON Abstraction Interface for Time Critical Applications (TCAs) project looks at how Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) can be applied to Optical Line Terminals (OLTs) to eliminate the need for operators to rebuild an OLT from the preliminary stage of…

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NGMN Alliance launches new projects to boost 5G success

Updates on first 5G deployment experiences, further technology development and new business models to be shared at the NGMN Industry Conference in Vancouver, November 6-8, 2018. Frankfurt, GERMANY, June 19, 2018 – Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) has confirmed the launch of four new key projects to support the development and deployment of 5G networks. The projects – “Spectrum and deployment efficiencies”, “Ultra Reliable Low Latency Communication (URLLC) requirements for vertical industries”, “RAN convergence” and “Extreme long-range communications for deep rural coverage” – have been highlighted as crucial development areas…

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Sterlite Tech unveils 5G, FTTH enabling network technologies at ANGA COM 2018

The new offerings provide both high fibre capacity and reduced deployment time Cologne, Germany and Pune, India – June 14, 2018: Sterlite Tech [BSE: 532374, NSE: STRTECH], a global technology leader in web-scale digital networks, unveiled a bouquet of all new 5G-enabling fronthaul and Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) network technologies at ANGA COM 2018. The global debut of the Airblown Micro cable, Micro cable – 4mm, Micro Bullet Series Cable and the Riser Cable highlights Sterlite Tech’s continuous commitment to disruptive network designs, and innovative research and development. Built on its globally…

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Demand for Mobile Video Streaming to Surge During Russia 2018 – But Quality Fears Persist

Independent Research Shows Mobile Streaming of World Cup Matches Could Double Compared to The Previous World Cup and 2 in 3 Footy Fans Would Ditch their Operator for Unlimited Football Video Plans REDWOOD CITY, California – June 12, 2018 – Independent research based on over 3,000 European subscribers on behalf of Openwave Mobility has found that 1 in 3 football fans (31%) will watch the 2018 Russia World Cup using mobile data. This is nearly double the number of people that watched the 2014 Brazilian World Cup (17%) using mobile…

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Bell, followed by Rogers, delivering best real-world mobile download speeds in Canada

Study reveals winners and losers in Canadian mobile telecoms Victoria, British Columbia.: A study of Canadian mobile telephone usage has revealed that users on the Bell network are getting the best overall download speeds across Canada, based on typical usage, followed by Telus. The study, published by Tutela, the crowdsourced mobile data company, analysed over 2.8 billion measurements across the country, including over 213,000 mobile network speed tests, between February and April. Tutela tests mobile networks in a way that represents the day-to-day usage and experience of real-world mobile users….

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Verizon, followed by AT&T, delivering best real-world download speeds to American mobile users

Study reveals winners and losers in United States mobile telecoms London, 29th May 2018: A study of United States’ mobile performance has revealed that Verizon mobile customers get the best overall download speeds across the United States, followed by AT&T based on typical, day-to-day usage. The study, published by Tutela, the crowdsourced mobile data company, analysed over 11 billion measurements, including close to 1 million mobile network speed tests, during April. The results showed Verizon users received an average download speed, during a typical-activity network test of 21 Mbps followed…

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