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  • Whatever happened to the IPv4 address crisis?

    In February 2011, the global Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) allocated the last blocks of IPv4 address space to the five regional Internet registries. At the time, experts warned that within months all available IPv4 addresses in the world would be distributed to ISPs.

  • Can MVNOs fix the international roaming problem?

    Mobile roaming is still one of the biggest bugbears for any company that has an international workforce. In spite of efforts by the European Union and other international bodies to cap the amount that mobile network operators can charge customers for using their mobile phones abroad, companies around the world are still regularly forking out for exorbitant phone bills.

  • Cisco acquisition highlights growing interest in small cells

    Operators and telecom equipment vendors are showing a growing interest in small cells, which aim to give users improved coverage and speeds.

  • Five smartphone and tablet trends from Barcelona

    This year's MWC may have been lacking in high-end smartphone launches, but the "W" stands for "world" and lower-cost models shown this week are needed to open up the mobile-phone market to more people globally.

  • New security threat at work: Bring-your-own-network

    Employees who access corporate networks and download data onto their mobile devices may not be as much of a security risk as those who bring consumer hotspots into the corporate environment.

  • BT: delivering the most connected Olympic Games ever

    London 2012 will be the first ever Olympic Games to offer public WiFi access inside the competition venues, thanks to a new high-density network from BT.

  • Are small cells ready for the 4G data deluge?

    As data usage on mobile networks continues to grow, small cells will have an increasingly important role to play in supporting mainstream network providers, and boosting signal in areas where coverage is weak.

  • Internet of Things: the battle for data

    When a massive tsunami hit Japan in March 2011, crippling several of the country's nuclear reactors in Fukashima, the most detailed information about the spread of radiation did not come from government sources, but from web-connected Geiger counters in people's homes.

  • Mobile apps infrastructure takes to the cloud

    As more and more businesses embrace consumerisation, allowing employees to access business apps on their mobile devices, CIOs are beginning to think about the best infrastructure to deliver these apps. Although some mobile apps reside on the device, they tend to have limited functionality, and there are obvious difficulties with allowing users to store data on personal devices.

  • Everything Everywhere's 4G network bid: a storm in a teacup?

    Everything Everywhere's bid to launch 4G services in the UK later this year has created quite a stir, with rival operators O2, Vodafone and Three claiming that the move could damage competition in the market. But is the proposal a real threat to competition or just big fuss about nothing?

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