Nokia Siemens Networks unveils new approach to mobile broadband
INTERNET| Oct. 3, 2012, 12:13 p.m.
Nokia Siemens Networks is setting in motion a series of portfolio launches and updates this month, which it says will culminate in a new approach to delivering mobile broadband, charting a path for operators to be able to profitably provide a gigabyte of personalized data per day for every user by 2020.
“Over the next eight years the rise in mobile data traffic will accelerate much faster than revenues,” said Marc Rouanne, head of mobile broadband at Nokia Siemens Networks. “We are focused on helping operators deliver mobile broadband profitably in the face of this challenge. In October, we will share with operators how they can meet this demand, delight their users, and still make money.”
Industry analyst consensus predicts that overall operator revenue from all services will experience single digit growth until 2020. Yet, mobile broadband volumes are increasing dramatically; with data consumption per subscription doubling every two years, driving an eight fold increase in cellular traffic over the next 5 years. With little in the way of additional revenue to fund growth, Nokia Siemens Networks has tasked itself with the challenge of helping operators deliver a gigabyte of personalized data, per user, per day profitably.
During October, Nokia Siemens Networks will launch new capabilities, software and services within the company’s Liquid Net and Customer Experience Management portfolios. These innovations, combined with its existing portfolio, will lead to a new approach to how operators can ensure they make smarter investments in their network that enhance the levels of service users enjoy.
For more information about Nokia Siemens Networks’ advances and innovations, join the #1GBperday$ webinar series starting on October 4, 2012. Registration for the series is open now: www.nokiasiemensnetworks.com/1GBperday . To keep up to date on the company’s announcements through October 2012, follow #1GBperday$.
MORE INTERNET NEWS
SEACOM gathers momentum in SA business marketPan-African telecoms enabler SEACOM has announced that it has grown its South African base of channel partners servicing the business market to more than 65 companies of all sizes, up from 20 in October last year. Read More
MTN Business encourages transport and logistics industry to realise the impact of M2MIf embraced and implemented properly, M2M has numerous abilities to provide South African fleet managers with useful information regarding fuel usage, routing, and vehicle diagnostics, says MTN Business. Read More
Nigeria satellite resources to boost economic growthThe Management of NigComSat says Nigeria’s satellite resources are primed to help the nation in accelerating robust ICT infrastructure to boost economic development for the country. Read More
Win for Kenyan bloggers as court quashes controversial lawBloggers and social media users in Kenya have with sighed relief with quashing of a contentious section of law that State has been using to prosecute individuals who were mostly perceived to be critics of the establishment. Read More
Africa-1 Consortium signs MOUMTN Group, PCCW Global, Saudi Telecom Company (STC), Telecom Egypt (TE) and Telkom South Africa have signed an agreement on the construction of the new “Africa-1” submarine cable system. Read More
10 reasons 4G LTE makes sense for your businessChoosing mobile phones and tablets that use a 4G LTE connection will give businesses the digital clout they need to maximise productivity, says Qualcomm. Read More
ZACR responds to court rulingZACR says a new temporary ruling means that domain names ending with .Africa cannot be currently offered for registration by the ZACR and its Registrar partners. Read More
Nigeria plans in-country data hostingNigeria’s Minister of Communications says once Nigerian data centres have enough capacity, the Nigerian government will put a stop to its data being hosted abroad. Read More
New online shopping portal open for business in KenyaA new e-commerce website, Cartelia, is now open for business across Kenya. Read More
Kenyan Blogger arrested for allegedly sending a bank out of businessIn a bid to tame social media negative impact on the financial sector, Kenyan Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet on Friday announced the arrest of blogger David Mukunzi Zawadi. Read More
FEATURED STORYCriticism over Remita borne out of ignorance, says SystemSpecs
The CEO of SystemSpecs, the company behind the revenue-saving Nigerian Single Treasury Account (TSA) system, speaks to Biztechafrica.
BEST READ NEWS
IN DEPTHIBM Opens First Cloud Data Centre in South Africa
IBM is opening a new IBM Cloud Data Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. The new cloud center is the result of a close collaboration with Gijima and Vodacom and is designed to support cloud adoption and customer demand across the continent.
COMPANY NEWSKeeping up with the mobile banking evolution
Africa especially has witnessed the trend of mobile banking, due to the well-known fact that today more people on the continent have access to a mobile phone ...