Recently, there has been a spate of networks releasing the 4G technology to speed-hungry mobile users. By the end of 2013, 4G will be available in London and 12 other cities including Manchester, Leeds and Sheffield. Soon, superfast mobile networks will no longer be the privilege of EE customers, but how will this impact retailers?
While Apple has been leading the smartphone devices sales market ever since the launch of the iPhone, we are starting to see the market level out, with smartphone penetration nearing saturation point. With a new iPhone just around the corner, and a planned expansion to the device line-up, Apple are clearly looking for new revenue opportunities.
Earlier this week I got to take part in a fantastic roundtable session that looked at the future of education in Africa and how technology, particularly mobile could help to drive educational development in the region.
Taking place at the House of Lords, and chaired by the excellent and vastly knowledgeable Lord Paul Boateng, the panel consisted of a range of highly experienced and influential people from organisations such as UNESCO and the CTO.