With the recent explosion in popularity for data services like application zero-rating, it is more important than ever for operators to accurately charge customers for data usage. To help achieve this goal, Sandvine is launching the industry’s first 3GPP Release 12 standards compliant Traffic Detection Function (TDF).
On Saturday night I saw the future of sports broadcasting, and oh boy, broadband operators need to get ready for this! Fox Sports offered the Major League Soccer Championship game (aka MLS Cup) in Virtual Reality through their IOS and Android mobile application. I have a Samsung Gear VR and a Samsung Galaxy Edge 6 plus, and decided to give it a shot.
In a few weeks’ times, Sandvine will be exhibiting at AfricaCom, so to help celebrate we decided to release a new Global Internet Phenomena report highlighting the region, as well as taking a peek at the Middle East and Asia-Pacific.
The Pokemon Go! rage should give us all pause. In its first month, over 100M people downloaded the app and many mobile operators were surprised by the game’s peculiar impact on their mobile data subscribers. This video provides a brief view into how things played out, leading us to ask—are you ready for the next big app?
There have been reports over the past few days that Pokemon Go is already declining, so we decided to go back to the same network that we initially looked at to see if this was the case. As a reminder, this is a European mobile network.
Topics: Pokemon go