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March 7, 2012 by

Fanboys swoon, telcos cross themselves

Telecommunications carriers were already facing the difficult dynamics of a data-based mobile market where demand and revenues are following much different curves. Now that the new iPad has bowed, are telcos once-buoyant hopes for mobile broadband just going to end up sunk?

October 4, 2011 by

I am become iPhone, destroyer of MNOs

Whether you were impressed by the iPhone 4S, or were disappointed that it doesn't have a 5 in its name, there's no question that it will continue the disruption of telcos' mobile data business models. But with research suggesting that running a mobile network could become unprofitable within three years, can carriers change their ways before the iPhone and its ilk chew up our airwaves like locusts buzzing the plains?

May 23, 2011 by

Online sales frenzy grounds AirAsia site

Budget carrier's sale of cheap flights causes Web site to experience downtime, with company revealing on Facebook page that CPU capabilities reached 100 percent within five minutes from start of sales.

March 22, 2011 by

Mac Tel gambles on network booster

Hosting company Macquarie Telecom has put itself on the line with a new managed wireless area network (WAN) optimisation product, saying that customers will see faster applications — or they'll get their money back or be given free bandwidth.

June 16, 2010 by

China adds more broadband lines

Already the world's largest broadband market, country was main source of new subscriptions in first quarter of this year, contributing nearly half of 14 million lines globally, reveals Broadband Forum.

March 30, 2009 by

Growing the Linked Data pool, with the Talis Connected Commons

Back in December of 2008, I wrote about a new initiative from Amazon to make large sets of public data more accessible. Amazon offered to mount the data for free, and for developers writing applications elsewhere in the Amazon Web Services ecosystem even the bandwidth cost of communicating with GenBank, the PubChem Library, the US Census and similar resources was zero.

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