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?
Niantic timed their entry into the Olympics perfectly – as Pokemon Go is now available in Brazil. The game is so popular that the Mayor of Rio actually begged that the game be released in Brazil in time for the Olympics. One of the Olympians loved it so much that he accidently spent $5000 in data roaming charges playing the game!
It was great to meet so many customers and prospects at the LTE North America 2013 show in Dallas. Thanks to all who stopped by our booth and attended the panel Procera was on: Monetizing the Policy Control and Charging Opportunity.
Topics: Broadband, Deep packet inspection, Service definition, Internet intelligence, Bandwidth, Intelligent policy enforment, Quality of experience, Lte, Bandwidth control, Cable operators, Customer experience, Service velocity, Subscriber services, Network analytics, Dpi, Personalized services, Service delivery, Subscriber context
The world of telecommunications in Africa is definitely changing. Gone are the days of telecom operators telling their customers what they can and can’t have; it’s now all about the customer and the experience that they enjoy. I spoke with many operators at AfricaCom 2013 last week, from Cairo to Cape Town, and the question was always the same: what can you...
Topics: What were up to, Traffic management, Internet intelligence, Bandwidth, Intelligent policy enforment, Data service usage, Telecommunications, Bandwidth control, Mobile operators, Cable operators, Dpi, Sms, Africacom, Facebook, P2p traffic
For those that can afford it, the iPhone is still considered “the device to have” in Asia, but Samsung Galaxy S III/IV has made major inroads. Galaxy has dominant market share in S. Korea for obvious reasons, but is also rated the hottest phone in...