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2013 Trends: Johan Terve, VP Marketing, Aptilo Networks

In many emerging markets, Wi-Fi has become a key complement to mobile broadband. Some markets don't have 3G capability at all, and those that do generally don't have enough capacity to handle the large volume of customers. As a result Wi-Fi is many times the core vehicle to deliver mobile

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Going the extra last mile - From connection to customer

In many emerging markets there is a need for more spectrum, both for backhaul and access. This is because there is a lot of growth and no alternative – GPON and DSL connections typically aren’t present, and they are often difficult to deploy in more remote regions. High-capacity last-mile

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Combating copper theft

The global cost of copper has increased by nearly 285 per cent over the last nine years from £1260 a metric tonne in 2003 to around £4843 a metric tonne today. It’s a trend that looks set to continue, with global demand expected to rise by more than 40 per cent by 2020. Such hefty prices have

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Satellite backhaul: the Fibre alternative

The term ‘cellular backhaul’ covers more now than it did two or three years ago, encompassing a far broader range of technologies  that have become more widespread, including internet services offered by digital devices as well as remote or maritime communications facilitated by small

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Carrier Ethernet catches on in emerging markets

In an industry that’s always looking forward to the newest developments, saying that a technology is ‘mature’ could be considered a slight. However, far from being outdated, some technologies simply need a bit of time to grow before they can flourish, and the prevalence of carrier Ethernet

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Dealing with the data demand

Increasing broadband and smartphone penetration, in particular as a result of the launch of 4G networks, is affecting data growth across the BRIC markets. With a focus on India and Russia, DTlooks at the impact this is having and the trends

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