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Report: Video Accounts For Half Of All Mobile Traffic; Android Biggest For Mobile Ads

U.K.'s First 4G Network Adds 20GB Tariff For 'Super-Users', Lowers Entry-Level Plan To £31 For Two Months

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EE, the company which operates the U.K.’s first to market and currently only 4G/LTE cellular network: 4GEE, has bowed to the inevitable — announcing it plans to add a beefier tariff to its price-plans. The new 20GB monthly limit will cost £46 per month, a promotional price for signs ups...
U.K.'s First 4G Network Adds 20GB Tariff For 'Super-Users', Lowers Entry-Level Plan To £31 For Two Months
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Sandvine report confirms: video makes bandwidth hogs of us all

That's a lot of videos: YouTube now responsible for 17% of home Internet traffic

gigaom.com
YouTube is now responsible for 17.1 percent of all residential fixed-line downstream traffic in North America, according to Sandvine’s latest global internet phenomena report. The traffic management specialist’s report for the first half of 2013 still lists Netflix as the most popular bandwidth consumption pastime — 32.3 percent of all...
That's a lot of videos: YouTube now responsible for 17% of home Internet traffic

Say it with me now. Data caps are about profits, not recovering fixed costs

gigaom.com
There are lies, damned lies, and the arguments the cable industry makes about broadband caps. As more ISPs cap their broadband service, more questions are raised about the practice, which has put cable providers on the defensive. In the last month, cable companies have switched from justifying their caps as...
Say it with me now. Data caps are about profits, not recovering fixed costs

Fon scores a big one: crowdsourced Wi-Fi community signs DT for millions of hotspots

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It may not be the investment that was rumored earlier this year, but Deutsche Telekom has struck a deal with the crowdsourced Wi-Fi outfit Fon to provide coverage across Germany. This comes a month after Fon signed with a DT subsidiary in Croatia – a country, as we pointed out...
Fon scores a big one: crowdsourced Wi-Fi community signs DT for millions of hotspots

How an old-school telco gear maker got the cloud religion. Can it convert the carriers?

gigaom.com
Telcos feel like they are between a rock and hard place. When you consider the transition to all IP networks, the margin pressures associated with meeting the insatiable demand for mobile data and the threat that over-the-top services represent to their businesses; it’s clear that they are doing more than...
How an old-school telco gear maker got the cloud religion. Can it convert the carriers?

AT&T Wireless Bandwidth Throttling: The Backlash Has Begun

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AT&T has begun throttling its biggest bandwidth hogs. Now (big surprise) customers are tearing into AT&T with complaints....
AT&T Wireless Bandwidth Throttling: The Backlash Has Begun

Wireless Bandwidth Hogs Not Welcome Here: EE Defends Decision Not To Offer Unlimited Data On U.K.'s First 4G Network

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Pricing for the U.K.’s first 4G/LTE network, 4GEE, which is due to launch on October 30 was announced earlier this week but despite offering five consumer phone tariffs, and a variety of add-ons, there are no unlimited data packages at all. Yet the company does offer unlimited tariffs on its 3G T-Mobile...
Wireless Bandwidth Hogs Not Welcome Here: EE Defends Decision Not To Offer Unlimited Data On U.K.'s First 4G Network

We are all bandwidth hogs now

gigaom.com
Demand for international bandwidth grew 39 percent last year, and at a compounded annual rate of 53 percent between 2007 and 2012, according to Telegeography. The interesting bit here is that the growth is coming not just from developed regions, but all regions of the world. Cheaper mobile phones with...
We are all bandwidth hogs now

U.K.'s First 4G Network, EE, Increases Data Limits By ~60% On Some Price-Plans; Still No Unlimited Data Tariffs

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The U.K.’s first — and currently only — 4G network, run by carrier EE, has announced it is increasing the size of the data caps on some of the mobile broadband tariffs it offers by around 60 percent, while keeping its pricing structure the same. The network has faced criticism for...
U.K.'s First 4G Network, EE, Increases Data Limits By ~60% On Some Price-Plans; Still No Unlimited Data Tariffs
CenturyLink gets gigabit fever .. in Omaha

Bandwidth hogs - iPhone and other smartphones

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The way consumers use Apple's mobile phone (i.e., constantly) means big headaches for carrier AT&T. And more smartphones are on the way. At the South by Southwest music, film, and interactive fest in Texas earlier this year, the iPhone was all the rage -- and not in a good way....
Bandwidth hogs - iPhone and other smartphones
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