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What is the State of VoLTE Deployment, Globally

Telecom Carriers need to continue to focus on improving performance and capacity to improve retention and drive down the cost per bit. We see VoLTE as a critical tool for carriers to significantly improve voice performance and capacity while reducing cost. For mature markets, we believe wireless carriers will look at VoLTE primarily as a
mechanism to improve capacity on finite spectrum resources. Some carriers may also try to leverage VOLTE’s features to improve customer retention, including the promised improvements in voice quality and integration of video calling. Continue reading What is the State of VoLTE Deployment, Globally

Globally 3G SmartPhones on Android Riding the Mobile Handset Sales

With the convergence of Mobile Phones and the Internet, 2011 and 2012 saw the rise of SmartPhones over Feature Phones with Google’s Android Mobile OS acting as a Catalyst for vendors and of-course the high speed connectivity provided by carriers on UMTS /3G technology has unleashed new era in computing and how we do things in our daily life.

Android will Continue to Dominate
Smartphone OS share of Android could grow from 70% to 74% between 2012 and 2013, while Apple’s iOS share could decline to 16%. Microsoft’s Windows Phone OS may have to remain content with 6% coming primarily at the expense of Symbian and Blackberry OS.

FeaturePhones to Decline and Pave Way for SmartPhones
Beleagured handset maker Nokia, Samsung and other white box vendors continue to have Continue reading Globally 3G SmartPhones on Android Riding the Mobile Handset Sales