Thursday, March 17, 2016

Adelstein Warns ‘Data Crunch’ Will Be Industry Problem

Nashville, TN – The world has evolved to a place in which mobile devices are an indispensable part of our daily lives. From using a mobile device to pay for a cup of coffee at Starbucks to paying monthly bills on a Smartphone, the wireless world is increasingly merging into the real world. But it’ll need some tinkering.

While this explosion of wireless technology has introduced a previously unrealized level of convenience for consumers, it has presented a significant difficulty to wireless carriers responsible for supporting the networks for customers’ mobile devices.

Yesterday, in his keynote address to the South Wireless Summit, Jonathan Adelstein, president and CEO of PCIA — The Wireless Infrastructure Association, said the imminent “data crunch” is for carriers. Using a number of statistics, Adelstein elucidated carriers’ growing challenge—data has increased twelve-fold from 2009 to 2014, and will increase by an estimated 700% in the next five years. Continue Reading

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