Category Archives: Technology

A wish for a new kind of Wi-Fi

Dear service provider, I need a new kind of service from you – a premium quality Wi-Fi service. Everybody loves Wi-Fi. We already have it at home; we use it to connect to Internet over our DSL or cable. We let our friends share our home Wi-Fi, too. We access it on the go, using it at many public Wi-Fi hotspots. It works everywhere, and most of the time this public Wi-Fi is free. Or is it? We all glance far too quickly over terms and conditions and click “yes” on Wi-Fi signup pages, just to get “free” Wi-Fi access. […]  More >>

Olympics 2012 – Are CSPs going for gold?

By Teresa Cottam, Research and Publications Director at Telesperience In less than eight months the Olympic flame will reach London, marking the start of the XXX Olympiad. However, it’s not just the athletes that need to reach a peak of performance in time for the Games. Communications service providers (CSPs) – both fixed, mobile and broadband – face enormous challenges on so many levels in order to cope with increases in traffic, as well as maximizing the opportunities presented. This event is a milestone in communications evolution: the first m-Olympiad.  The first time that the majority of UK citizens, visitors and […]  More >>

Do You Want Fries With That?

Have you ever thought about how different your mobile data plan is today compared to even just 5 years ago? Subscribers are using their mobile devices more out of necessity than convenience these days, with constant access to email, the Internet, social media sites and video applications. Along with subscribers using more data, they are using it in vastly different ways – some use it for work and staying in touch, others use it for gaming, surfing the web and social networking – the bottom line is how can mobile service providers capitalize on their users increased and varying data […]  More >>