Indoor Mobile Forecast: Six-Fold Increase by 2020

ABI Research expects in-building mobile data traffic will increase over 600 percent, reaching 53 exabytes (1 billion billion) per month worldwide in 2020. Rapid growth in 4G adoption and Wi-Fi offload will be the main factors fueling double-digit annual growth to the end of the...Learn More

Behind the $16.5 Billion Nokia/ Alcatel-Lucent Merger Plan

Word that Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent were close to a merger agreement has proven true. The two companies today announced “their intention to combine to create an innovation leader in next generation technology and services for an IP connected world.” The combined company will be called...Learn More

Nokia Networks and HP Partner to Accelerate Operator Deployment of Telco Clouds

12 November, 2014 — Espoo, Finland and Palo Alto, Calif. – Nokia Networks and HP are collaborating on a joint telco cloud solution compliant with ETSI NFV* principles, designed to provide operators with an open source-based cloud that meets their demanding reliability and availability requirements...Learn More

Nokia Networks First to Trial LTE for National TV Broadcasting

July 29, 2014 — Espoo, Finland – Nokia Networks is pioneering the technology needed to efficiently use LTE for nationwide TV broadcasting. The company is working with a range of partners* in the world’s first field trial of wide-area TV broadcasting using a single LTE...Learn More

Nokia to Fully Acquire Siemens’ Stake in Nokia Siemens Networks

Espoo, Finland and Munich, Germany – July 1, 2013 — Nokia Corporation and Siemens AG today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which Nokia acquires Siemens’ entire 50% stake in their joint venture, Nokia Siemens Networks. The acquisition has been...Learn More

Report: Global VoIP, IMS Equipment Sales Post First Annual Gain in 3 Years

Global sales of VoIP (Voice over IP) and IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) equipment rose for the first time in three years in 2012, increasing 9% year-to-year, according to Infonetics Research. A strong 4Q, particularly for IMS equipment, fueled the annual rise. Global sales of carrier...Learn More

Report: Apple, Samsung Tops in Mobile Device Internet Usage

Both Apple and Samsung surpassed Nokia as the most popular mobile vendors in terms of worldwide Internet usage for the first time, according to new research results from StatCounter, an independent provider of website analytics. Apple took over the #1 slot in January for the...Learn More

Report: Global LTE Shipments Triple in 2012, Will Triple Again in 2013

Global LTE smartphone shipments will grow three-fold to reach 275 million units in 2013, marking a record year for 4G wireless broadband technology, according to new research from Strategy Analytics. Growth in 2013 follows 2012 percentage growth in global LTE smartphone shipments of more than...Learn More

Report: Apple, Samsung Have a Combined 49% Smartphone Share

Samsung will supplant Nokia as the world’s top cellphone maker in 2012, the first time in 14 years Nokia won’t top the global ranks of cellphone manufacturers, according to a report from the IHS iSuppli Mobile and Wireless Communications Service. Performance in the smartphone segment...Learn More

IDC: Samsung Sees Smartphone Share Gains at Nokia’s Expense

The global market for mobile phones grew 2.4% year-over-year (YoY) in this year’s third quarter (3Q), as vendors shipped a total 444.5 million units as compared to 434.1 million in 3Q 2011, according to the latest data from IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. Sales...Learn More

A Requiem and Resurrection for Myrio

Readers of a certain age who have been around the IPTV world since its early days will remember Myrio Corporation as a once market-leading IPTV middleware platform that kept falling on hard luck.  Even though its successor is virtually invisible in the United States today,...Learn More

Accenture Acquires IPTV Assets from Nokia Siemens Networks

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired the software and skills of Nokia Siemens Networks Internet Protocol television (IPTV) business. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The newly-acquired IPTV software, assets and capabilities will be integrated with the Accenture Video Solution – a software...Learn More