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Redknee Enables TSTT’s Prepaid Customers to Join the BlackBerry Phenomenon

Redknee (TSX/AIM: RKN), a leading provider of mission-critical software and solutions for communications service providers, is pleased to announce that Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago (TSTT) has expanded Redknee’s existing contract to include providing prepaid charging services for BlackBerry® smartphones.

Rich Media Development and Deployment

Published by Streamezzo March 2009

According to Informa Telecoms & Media, the market for content and services on cell phones is expected to grow to $150 billion by 2011. All the bets are placed, yet end users are ultimately the ones who hold the cards. In 2007, the iPhone jolted the industry just as Macintosh, and later Windows, shook the PC world over twenty years ago, and for a similar reason: by again emphasizing that user experience is a decisive factor to generate enthusiasm and build Web 2.0 fan clubs. It is clearer than ever that success will be predicated both on the nature of the services offered and upon the ease with which users are able to discover and access services, as well as interact with these services and with fellow users.

CommunicAsia Celebrates 30 Years of IT Innovation and Achievement

SINGAPORE, 24 February 2009 – Over the last three decades, Asia has undergone rapid change and transformation, emerging as one of the world’s most vital economic markets and the leading region in IT innovation. During this time, CommunicAsia has not only been witness to this remarkable transformation, but also played a key role in bringing together the players within the IT industry.

HSPA – the undisputed choice for mobile Broadband

Published by Ericsson

The internet is a true global marketplace, where people can fi nd the products and services they desire. It is also a global “town square,” where people can meet, chat and blog. It is a world-wide library and information repository that is unprecedented in the history of mankind.

Technical overview and Performance of HSPA and Mobile WiMAX

Published by Ericsson

In a few short years, the internet has had a dramatic impact on our private and professional lives. And it continues to grow in importance in our daily lives: To fully enjoy the benefi ts of the internet, users need a
broadband connection. And in coming years, millions of people will turn to wireless technology to deliver this experience.

The Coming Carrier Network Infrastructure

Published by Alcatel-Lucent

Both fixed and mobile telecom operators are facing new competitive challenges as they shift their focus from the network to developing retail business and content partnerships. Among the strategies they can adopt are: invest in fiber to the home in order to offer quadruple play services; converge their current and future customer offerings; and
separate their network and service operations. In addition, the fierce competitive environment will drive increased merger and acquisition activity as well as the formation of partnerships between organizations that previously viewed themselves as separate entities – for example, fixed and wireless companies.

Managed Services Demystified

Published by Alcatel-Lucent

The evolution to a converged world has put Service Providers under increasing market and competitive pressure. Responding to these market pressures requires solutions that enable a decreased time to market for newer, differentiated multi-media services while increasing customer service and focus. At the same time costs must be lowered and shareholder demands for increased value must be met. This combination can be very difficult to resolve.

Long Term Evolution (LTE): an introduction

Published by Ericsson

Mobile broadband is becoming a reality, as the Internet generation grows accustomed to having broadband access wherever they go, and not just at home or in the office. Out of the estimated 1.8 billion people who will have broadband by 2012, some two-thirds will be mobile broadband consumers – and the majority of these will be served by HSPA (High Speed Packet Access) and LTE (Long Term Evolution) networks.

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Polls

With Amazon and Google launching smart home initiatives, have the telcos missed out on their chance to cash in on this market?

  • Yes, Google and Amazon will now dominate this space (65%, 40 Votes)
  • Consumers won't have made up their mind (19%, 12 Votes)
  • No, Google and Amazon will not be able to replace the telcos in the mind of the consumer (16%, 10 Votes)

Total Voters: 62

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