Annual smartphone sales have overtaken feature phones for the first time, with smart devices accounting for 57.6 percent of the handset market in the fourth quarter of 2013.
Ericsson has announced the launch of a small cell as-a-service product and a suite of virtualised network applications ahead of Mobile World Congress.
Nokia Solutions and Networks has launched a new Telco Cloud Management solution, which it said will help operators to comply with new European standards on network functions virtualisation (NFV).
The developer of a new app that overcomes the problems of poor smartphone data connectivity in crowded places has been awarded a grant from the UK’s Royal Academy of Engineering.
The digitalStadium app, developed by Dr Ian Wakeman, allows individual smartphone apps to crowd-share data bandwidth by building a network directly between smartphones and using them to distribute information.
Nokia Solutions and Networks' (NSN) blitz of pre-Mobile World Congress announcements has continued with its Liquid Applications product updated with a range of new features including accelerated content delivery and new customer behaviour metrics.
Vendors and operators need to cooperate on software and systems to regain Europe's prominence in the telecoms market with the advent of 5G, a conference has heard.
Ruckus Wireless has launched SPoT, a cloud-based positioning service aimed at enabling new, location-based services over its Wi-Fi networks.
Nokia Solutions and Networks has launched a service that can predict potential network outages and beefed up its carrier aggregation (CA) software to enable 450MBps, amid a glut of pre-Mobile World Congress announcements.