Why Facebook Watch could be a problem for your company’s data usage policies Facebook has now opened up its Watch Tab for original video content to everyone in the US. While it’s not going to rival YouTube or Netflix anytime soon, it is still going to be something that you can be sure your employees…

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You probably heard that EU mobile roaming charges ended earlier this year. That’s unequivocally good news as we no longer have to worry about getting an outrageously high bill when we inadvertently splurge on data while traveling in the EU. What’s not obvious is the impact that this change is having on our mobile data…

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The demise of the Windows Phone and how enterprises should respond After a long drawn out period Microsoft has finally announced what many predicted as inevitable for a long time, the demise of the Windows Phone. When it’s revenue fell from one quarter to the next by $730 million, down to a mere $5 million,…

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Mobile data usage is exploding. In 2014 for the first time smartphone and wireless internet traffic exceeded fixed internet traffic and by 2020 it will account for two-thirds of total global IP traffic. According to Cisco, the average monthly data usage in the U.S. was 2.3 GB in 2016. They predict that by 2019 this will have…

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Our predictions for enterprise mobility trends in 2017 Every new year, technology writers highlight the trends to watch out for over the next twelve months.A shortlist appears like a roll call of the overhyped and frankly under researched buzzwords that are always milling about the technology industry. This year it’s all about VR, AR, AI, 5G,…

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Could compression technology help to reduce the amount of mobile data your organization uses each month? Many of us are familiar with the concept of compression from the days of creating zip files to reduce the size of document and presentations that we were sharing. In those days the purpose of compression was to deal…

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Most businesses today enter into multi-year mobile service contracts with their service providers. This means of course that they have to wait until contract renewal time to access the most up-to-date tariffs and plans. In a world of multi-year contracts getting it right at contract renewal time is critical.   So, if you or your team are…

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The increase of mobile data costs We live in a world of ever improving technology. Every day it becomes easier for people to stay connected with the content and people they love. Some of these technology changes are highly visible: the high profile launch of the latest smartphone or tablet for example. Others take place in…

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No, no, don’t panic—we’re not raising the zombie apocalypse alarm. We are, however, raising a zombie device alarm! One of the most obvious ways organizations overspend on mobile services is by paying for unused connections. Sounds silly, right? But you’ll be surprised to hear that our analysis of over 1 million enterprise mobile bills revealed that…

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Enterprise Mobility Control white paper Today we’ve released a new whitepaper on managing mobile data use in the enterprise. Enterprise mobile data consumption grows at a rate close to 100% annually. Some analysts are predicting that by the end of the decade it will have increased tenfold. Our Enterprise Mobility Control white paper explains why…

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