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MWC 2014 Daily Round-up: Day One

MWC14 Keynote: Operators and OTT players sketch out their value-added visions Five presenters took to the stage today at Mobile World Congress for the “Mobile, Disrupted: Challenging the State of Play” keynote session. Mobile operators Tele2, Millicom and VimpelCom were set to duke it out with mobile messaging apps WhatsApp and Kakao Talk, but, at… Read more

Paul Lambert

Kuwait: The regional leader in mobile broadband

Kuwait’s three mobile operators – Zain, Viva and Wataniya – are in the process of upgrading their LTE networks to LTE-A, less than a year after the launch of 4G services in the country. Here is the country’s current situation on LTE-A: Viva announced LTE-A plans in September and is conducting trials for download speeds… Read more

Ismail Patel

LTE and Beyond: CTOs expect 5G launch and content partnerships in near future

CTOs of leading mobile operators expect to be promoting a “5G” network within 5 years, and to be partnering with OTT and content providers even sooner. Speaking at the LTE World Summit in Amsterdam, the CTOs of four top-tier mobile operators discussed the future of LTE networks and beyond, as well as the challenges facing… Read more

Francesco Radicati