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Welcome to Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility in Asia.  Asia is predicted to be the fastest area of growth for enterprise mobility between now and 2016. M2M industry executive Derick Tsang will bring his knowledge of M2M and telecommunications to the Asia Pacific region for Telit Wireless Solutions.  The company has created a new “president of the Asia Pacific region” position for Tsang, and he will be responsible for South Korea, China, India, Southeast Asia, Taiwan and Australia.  He will also establish Telit sales outreach in Japan. Read Original Content Chinese search engine provider Baidu will take advantage of the booming mobile and smartphone market in China and focus on mobile in 2012.  In Q4 2011 China became the largest mobile market in the world. R... (more)

Tango Networks to Demonstrate Its Business Mobility Solutions at the CCA Annual Convention During CTIA 2014 Super Mobility Week

Frisco, TX, August 11, 2014 --( Tango Networks, a leading technology provider of Business Mobility Services to service providers, channel partners and enterprises, today announced it will demonstrate its portfolio of Business Mobility Solutions at the CCA Annual Convention September 8-10, 2014 in Las Vegas, NV in booth #133. Today’s workforce is increasingly mobile, and business customers are seeking solutions to help solve business mobility challenges. Enterprise CFOs and CIOs need to leverage the power of mobility to improve business communications, meet regulatory compliance requirements, manage the overall cost of communications and extend productivity enhancing functionality to their highly mobile employees. Tango Networks portfolio of Business Mobility Solutions enable Mobile Network Operators (MNO) to provide services that address the varying needs of ... (more)

The Future Is...Not Quite Yet

A wise man once said, "The future is very different from the past, particularly in one important respect: it hasn't happened yet." However sensible that may sound, the more you navigate around the wireless space the more you'd be forgiven for thinking that, on the contrary, it's just some crackpot theory. Because - just read the ads - the future is here, the future is now, the future is bright...and above all, needless to say, the future is wireless. We're awash with it. The future, I mean. 3G, nay, sometimes even 4G, is mentioned daily. The so-called wireless Internet is alive and well and living on a gazillion cell phones and wireless devices of every conceivable shape and color. Bandwidth of such breadth is so ubiquitously available that streaming video itself is now a gimme. Even digital paper is here, so that we can write or draw anything we please and send it ... (more)

Clearwire Introduces Clear 4G Mobile Internet Service to Portland

Clearwire claims it has transformed Portland into the fastest unwired city in the West, making the city home to one of the first 4G WiMAX wireless broadband services in the world, called Clear. With Clear, consumers and businesses can access the Internet wirelessly, at broadband speeds ─ at home, in the office, around the Portland metro area, and on the go. Clear's mobile, residential and business plans can be purchased by the day or by the month, and do not require long term service contracts. Home Internet service plans start at $20 per month, while mobile Internet plans start at $30 per month. Additional savings are available for customers that purchase both home and mobile Internet services or that sign up for a two-year service agreement. Clear broadband delivers up to 6 Mbps download speeds with the Clear residential modem, while mobile Internet customers can ... (more)

Mobile Application Stores: What's the Operator's Play

Mobile application uptake-it isn't only about iPhones.  Sure Apple's App Store now offers over 65,000 applications, and users have downloaded more than 1.5 billion iPhone and iPod touch applications in the 1st year since launch. But while getting a late start, other mobile application storefronts are trying to catch up.  In the 3 months since launch, RIM's BlackBerry App World has 2,000 applications ready for download. The Nokia Ovi Store is leveraging (and paying 70% revenue share to) the large Symbian developer community to create new applications for its user base. At the myTouch 3G launch, Google announced that there are more than 5,000 applications in the Android Marketplace. Recently joining the party is the LG Application Store, initially targeting markets in Asia.  But if mobile application uptake continues to center on smartphone application stores, how wi... (more)

Blackberry 9630 Tour: Perfect for My Small Business Needs

I just upgraded my Verizon Blackberry World Edition to the BlackBerry Tour 9630. This note provides a few observations. I use my phone for business, so I need good clear always-on voice.  But my Blackberry is also my hand held office. I need a device that lets me rapidly draft and send e-mails, and I need always on connectivity to the many cloud computing services we have all grown to depend upon in this cloud driven age.  I need access to contact info from the cloud and need access to my office and home calendars.  I need access to work documents, spreadsheets and presentations as well. My previous phone, the older Blackberry 8830 World Edition, met most all the requirements I really needed met.  It was great at receiving and sending e-mail and had a keyboard that lets me fly when it comes to typing.   Browsing speeds on the Verizon World were acceptable.   I almos... (more)

Tellabs Acquires WiChorus

Users want mobile Internet services anywhere, anytime. Sales of smartphones are growing more than 30% a year, and netbooks are taking root. As a result, Tellabs' mobile customers expect mobile data traffic to grow 30% to 50% a year for the foreseeable future. Such high growth demands scalable, next-generation network architectures to deliver 3G and 4G services. That's why Tellabs, a leader in mobile backhaul networks, will acquire WiChorus of San Jose, Calif. The combination creates advanced 3G/4G mobile networks that revolutionize the mobile Internet, deliver new applications to generate revenue and simplify networks to achieve significant savings for mobile carriers. "As we expand logically into an adjacent market with the SmartCore(TM) platform, Tellabs and WiChorus can help mobile customers succeed by revolutionizing the mobile Internet," said Robert W. Pullen, ... (more)

Huawei for World Dominance?

Apart from all the Google news lately that has major relevance (like the new programming language 'Go'), there were two news of major significance that I think went through a bit quiet. #1 Huawei signs a €170M deal with Telenor for LTE rollout #2 Huawei will demonstrate TD-LTE with China Mobile for World Expo in Shanghai   7 years ago, I gave a presentation in Sweden in a forum addressing Asia that was managed KTH (Royal Institute of Technology) and the essence of my presentation was the 5-year planning for Chinese Enterprises - and I used the telecom sector to exemplify my thinking and Huawei in particularly.   1998-2003 was building up strong national entities leveraging the large domestic market - where Huawei consistently took market share and became dominant in almost all sectors (except GSM)   2003-2008 was the time to start entering the world market and we ... (more)

Behind the Scenes, SANta Claus Global Cloud Story

Cloud Expo New York There is a ton of discussion, stories, articles, videos, conferences and blogs about the benefits and value proposition of cloud computing. Not to mention, discussion or debates about what is or what is not a cloud or cloud product, service or architecture including some perspectives and polls from me. [Santa Photo Via ABC news] Now SANta does not really care about these and other similar debates I have learned. However he is concerned with who has been naughty and nice as well watching out for impersonators or members of his crew who misbehave. In the spirit of the holidays, how about a quick look at how SANta leverages cloud technologies to support his global operations. Many in IT think that SANta bases his operations out of the North Pole as it is convenient for him to cool all of his servers, storage, networks and telecom equipment (which ... (more)

Sybase Bolsters Partnership Ecosystem as 2010 Approaches

Telecom Innovation on Ulitzer Sybase this week announced significant partnership momentum throughout 2009 supporting its Unwired Enterprise Vision. The company is poised to enter 2010 further extending the availability of the industry’s most robust, proven mobile enterprise platform, mobile IP and mobile commerce offerings with an extensive global partnership ecosystem that includes SAP, Samsung, Siemens Enterprise Communications (SEN), Verizon and IBM. In both developed and emerging markets, these alliances empower millions of mobile information workers with secure, real time access to business-critical enterprise applications. The respective partnerships will also speed up deployment of end-to-end solutions for mBanking, mPayments and mRemittance, as well as driving new and innovative hosted/managed service offerings, including high-value 4G services. Moreover, Sy... (more)

Five Gadgets That I Can’t Wait to See in 2010

Government IT on Ulitzer 2010 will bring a load of new gadgets, technology, and advancements for consumers and enterprises alike. Microsoft is releasing Office 2010, Apple is releasing their new Tablet (iTablet), NVIDIA is releasing their “GeForce 3XX” series of graphics cards, SSD’s will be (hopefully) affordable, and Sprint should have a 4G/3G phone. Microsoft's Latest Office has quite the uphill battle. Office 2010 – with the beta already released and being used/tested as we speak, Microsoft is hoping to follow up on the success of Windows 7 with a powerful new Office Suite. This Office will be about collaboration, working online, and easily sharing files with other users. Microsoft, after crushing Corel’s WordPerfect, is now worried about Google Apps and Sun’s  After extensively using both these alternatives, I really can’t imagine ever paying f... (more)