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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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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What are Rogue rates Rogue data (n): that which is maintained outside the control of business systems; Rogue rates (n): Mobile providers inadvertent overcharging on your mobile bills; Rouge rates are daylight robbery During oversight analysis, Corrata typically discovers that as much as 5% of all enterprise mobile service bills include overcharging due to ‘Rogue’…

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The growing importance of digital technologies led EU policy makers to recognize the need to foster a single market in digital goods and services. One aspect of this was the recognition that mobile roaming charges were a significant barrier to the growth of European digital industry. The European Union started to tackle the issue of roaming rates around 2007…

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Are you a Data Snacker?

1 Million bills later… Over the last twelve months, we’ve used Corrata’s advanced billing analytics solution to examine over a million enterprise mobile bills. In doing this, we’ve helped our customers reduce their monthly mobile spend by an average of 30%. Along the way, we’ve uncovered a curious cast of characters prowling in your bills. In Part…

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