Tag Archives: Mobile World Congress

Will LTE become the ‘Red Headed Stepchild’ for the Telco’s?

There is a lot of talk these days about Telco’s deploying LTE, etc, etc…. Let’s ignore the fact that LTE remains ‘Vaporware’ today, (all talk, and no product in sight, not even an IEEE standard in sight). So, if and … Read more >

Let’s not forget Intel and the WiMAX chopper

Did I mention that Intel was also at the Mobile World Congress? We are showing a number of devices there, focused on WiMAX of course, but also some nice demo’s of Mobile Internet devices, ultramobile devices, and telco demo’s like … Read more >

Call Me, Not My Number

Yesterday I talked about convergence from a multiple application point of view. What about the user experience across the multiple devices I use? I saw this cool converged demo at the Nortel booth showing a laptop, a desk phone and … Read more >

Managing mobile devices, the easy way

Imagine losing your mobile phone. There goes your data. Imagine having your business smartphone stolen. There goes all your confidential data. So what do you do? Buy a new phone of course, but what about all the data you had … Read more >

Buzz on the show floor

Dateline Barcelona – GSMA Mobile World Congress. Vodaphone CEO Arun Sarin, called for relative consolidation in the industry. He suggested WiMAX (2 to 3 years ahead of LTE in time to market), should be rolled into LTE in order to … Read more >

Convergence – Are We Getting There?

My head hurts! I’ll admit right up front – I’m not a telecoms guy. I understand some of the basics, but decided that I was going to explore the exhibits at Mobile World Congress and learn. Over the last two … Read more >

Global communications spotlight is on Barcelona

As humans, our hunger to communicate, consume information, and be entertained knows no bounds. This week, over 1,200 influential companies in the Mobile communications industry are in Barcelona. Over 50,000 visitors from all over the globe have come to learn … Read more >

What I did not see at the Congress

Apple’s iPhone. I walked around, looking for anything iPhone related, but found nothing on the booths (well, there were some people walking around with them of course). I thought I was looking in all the wrong places, but apparently I’m … Read more >

Intel’s WiMAX enabled Segways Roam the Streets of Barcelona

I made it to Barcelona and went to see the WiMAX enabled Segways in action. As promised, here’s a bit of video from the experience: They sure do get attention as folks stop and stare, and some approach and ask … Read more >