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Facebook updates page insights to make reach metric more accurate, include mobile

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Facebook today made two changes that will help page owners understand the true reach of their posts. The reach metric in page insights will now include mobile data and the desktop News Feed will no longer count reach until a user scrolls and loads the page’s story, the company tells...
Facebook updates page insights to make reach metric more accurate, include mobile

iPhone owners now account for 80% of top 10% heaviest data users: Report

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Owners of Apple’s iPhone are now more data hungry than any other smartphone users, eclipsing users of Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone devices, to account for 80% of the top 10% of heaviest data users. That’s according to a new report from technology research firm Analysys Mason, which examines smartphone...
iPhone owners now account for 80% of top 10% heaviest data users: Report

UK turns off analogue TV but O2 says there’s always 4G

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The UK’s analogue TV signal death is almost complete. Many rural areas lost the signal a long time ago and London will see it disappearing today. O2 has highlighted the end of this signal’s era by pointing to newer technologies and a trial run of it’s 4G network. Since December...
UK turns off analogue TV but O2 says there’s always 4G

Google: 41 Percent Of Super Bowl Ad-Related Searches Were Mobile

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A wide range of social and mobile data are being reported by various sources in the wake of last Sunday’s Super Bowl game. For example, ad network inMobi said 39 percent of survey respondents “used their mobile device in response to a TV commercial during the game” (discussing... Please visit...
Google: 41 Percent Of Super Bowl Ad-Related Searches Were Mobile

The FCC map of places your mobile data plan won’t work

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The Federal Communications Commission is spearheading a big effort to get rural Americans online, and to help, later this year carriers can apply for a $300 million fund to bring wireless broadband to the heartlands. Only it’s not the heartlands, as the nifty interactive map shows. The largest areas without...
The FCC map of places your mobile data plan won’t work
If 2 GB is excessive, why is AT&T selling 3-GB mobile data plans?

Cisco: mobile connections will hit 10 billion by 2016, helped by tablet boom

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That Cisco's always been prescient. Three years ago, the networking giant predicted a 66-fold increase in worldwide mobile data traffic -- a surge that was expected to dovetail with the spread of 4G networks. With us so far? Sounds pretty obvious sensible, right? Well, the company's got more wisdom...
Cisco: mobile connections will hit 10 billion by 2016, helped by tablet boom

T-Mobile brings out new mobile data plans mainly for the suits and ties, makes overage optional

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T-Mobile just updated its prepaid data plans a month ago, and now it's the corporate crowd's turn for a shakeup. The new (and quite frankly daunting) array of primarily business-minded plans is based around whether or not you'd rather face throttling or overage fees if you push past a...
T-Mobile brings out new mobile data plans mainly for the suits and ties, makes overage optional

Huawei Mercury for Cricket gains unlimited Muve Music service, challenges aural appetites

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Consider it a bit of a rebirth. Cricket's premiere smartphone, the Huawei Mercury -- known elsewhere as the Honor -- has just taken on a new life as a member of the carrier's Muve Music lineup. Beginning today, current owners may add the unlimited music subscription service to their...
Huawei Mercury for Cricket gains unlimited Muve Music service, challenges aural appetites
Report: Video Accounts For Half Of All Mobile Traffic; Android Biggest For Mobile Ads
Boost Mobile announces the BlackBerry Curve 9310 and new $45 BBM Unlimited plan

Mobile data growth and what it means for you [Infographic]

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This week, the folks at iStrategyLabs produced and launched an infographic for Mobile Future highlighting the unprecedented growth in mobile data traffic and what it means for consumers. Just five years ago, consumers turned to their phones for basic communications – placing calls, checking email and sending texts. Today, those phones have...
Mobile data growth and what it means for you [Infographic]
AT&T declares war on unlimited data users

New Wi-Fi roaming initiative could soon allow your smart device to connect to hotspots automatically

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A new initiative between the GSMA and Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) announced today could see billions of smartphone and tablet owners effortlessly switch between mobile and Wi-Fi networks, without the hassle of locating hotspot hosts and keying in passwords. Today’s announcement sees both parties commit to developing a technical and commercial framework for Wi-Fi...
New Wi-Fi roaming initiative could soon allow your smart device to connect to hotspots automatically

Sense Networks makes location-based advertising relevant

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While mobile advertising is still not the big money maker that online advertising is, the hope is that location-based targeting will make mobile ads more lucrative for publishers and more efficient for advertisers. But so far, many location-based ads aren’t that sophisticated, targeting users based on their general distance to...
Sense Networks makes location-based advertising relevant

Two-thirds of Americans unwilling to spend over $50 a month on mobile data, says Parks Associates

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In a recent report titled Mobile Data and Applications, research outfit Parks Associates found that a large chunk of Stateside consumers aren't willing to pay more than $50 per month for a mobile data plan. What's also interesting here -- but not surprising -- is the study shows nearly...
Two-thirds of Americans unwilling to spend over $50 a month on mobile data, says Parks Associates

Android still 1st choice among virgin smartphone buyers

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The iPhone may have passed over Android in the fourth quarter in total U.S. smartphone sales, but Google’s platform still has one key advantage: it’s attracting more mobile data newbies. New research from the NPD Group shows that 57 percent of first-time smartphone buyers last quarter chose Android handsets, while...
Android still 1st choice among virgin smartphone buyers

Mobile Referrals & Demographic Data Now Available On Facebook Insights

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Facebook continues to beef up page analytics (or Facebook Insights) with the addition of mobile reporting.  Earlier this month, Facebook upped Insights reporting to occur in real-time and new in-depth mobile reporting will continue to grow the service.  For full mobile data click on the... Please visit Marketing Land for...
Mobile Referrals & Demographic Data Now Available On Facebook Insights

4G could be hitting the UK this year after all, as Everything Everything files Ofcom application

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Last May we reported on the UK’s first multi-operator ‘superfast 4G mobile broadband’ customer trials, which eventually kicked-off in Cornwall in October. EverythingEverywhere, the parent company of Orange and T-Mobile, and BT Wholesale later announced that the pilot project will be extended to the end of June 2012, and with...
4G could be hitting the UK this year after all, as Everything Everything files Ofcom application
As mobile data zooms, voice & sms revenues slow

Mobile Internet devices will outnumber humans this year, Cisco predicts

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Cisco came up with an interesting prediction in its latest forecast of global mobile data traffic: by the end of this year, there will be more Internet-connected mobile devices than people on Earth. "By the end of 2012, the number of mobile-connected devices will exceed the number of people...
Mobile Internet devices will outnumber humans this year, Cisco predicts

Mobile data roaming is set to become a lot cheaper in Europe as new EU price caps roll out

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Staying connected as you travel around Europe is about to get a lot cheaper for millions of EU citizens as new European Union price caps on mobile data roaming come into force. From 1 July 2012, EU mobile operators will be able to charge no more than 70 euro cents plus...
Mobile data roaming is set to become a lot cheaper in Europe as new EU price caps roll out
Go offline with Google Maps for Android

Telefónica eyes the fast-growing mobile markets in Brazil and Chile with plans for LTE services

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Spanish giant telco Telefónica is planning to bid for LTE frequencies in Brazil and Chile during the second half of the year, BusinessWeek reported. As we reported, smartphone sales seem to be taking off in Latin America, boosting data use. The announcement was made in Barcelona by the company’s CTO Enrique Blanco,...
Telefónica eyes the fast-growing mobile markets in Brazil and Chile with plans for LTE services
Change Is Good: HTC Axes HTCSense.com Cloud Service, But Its Successor Could Be Huge

The Explosion of Mobile Video

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Cisco's latest report says that in five years mobile data traffic will grow threefold. Three-quarters of the total is video, on laptops, tablets, and ever-cheaper smartphones The carriers are going to have to do a lot of tricks to keep those movies coming to your smartphone....
The Explosion of Mobile Video

Telefónica launches Tu Me for iOS, an all-in-one communications app with searchable timeline

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Telefónica Digital, the global business unit announced by Telefónica back in September to spearhead the telecom company’s digital growth, has launched a new mobile app called Tu Me. The app is currently iOS only (Android is on the way) and it enables communication and sharing between mobile phones, recording every...
Telefónica launches Tu Me for iOS, an all-in-one communications app with searchable timeline

Content Providers and App Developers to Subsidize LTE/3G Bandwidth Costs?

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A story that is getting some traction this morning is a Wall Street Journal article about how quickly new iPad users are consuming their monthly bandwidth allotments over LTE. We covered this story on our iOS Blog. While the conclusion may seem an obvious, carriers are beginning to consider...
Content Providers and App Developers to Subsidize LTE/3G Bandwidth Costs?

The Number Of Mobile Devices Will Exceed World’s Population By 2012 (& Other Shocking Figures)

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Despite its long and boring name, Cisco’s “Visual Networking Index (VNI) Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update” is one of the more fascinating data-filled reports you’ll read this year. The report examines the dramatic growth we’re seeing in the mobile Internet space, including the massive demands for mobile data, the growth...
The Number Of Mobile Devices Will Exceed World’s Population By 2012 (& Other Shocking Figures)
Cisco sees the mobile future and it’s in streaming
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