There were already 600 million mobile broadband users by the end of 2010, but that number is expected to double by the end of this year. With over 5 billion people expected to be using the networks by 2016, its capacity would need to increase 25 times to accommodate the connections. Smartphones are only going to get more popular and networks are going to have to get better. Read the full article at NYTimes.com
Cellular Data Overwhelming Networks
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).