Posts Tagged ‘World Cup’

Latin America Set for Fast Growth in Broadband Penetration

Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, International, South America December 3rd, 2010

LONDON, December 3, 2010 – Latin America is set for faster growth in fixed broadband penetration than even China or India over the next four years, according to a report from research group Analysys Mason.

Americans Tap Into Mobile Networks to Share World Cup Experience

Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, International, Mobile Broadband, Wireless July 26th, 2010

WASHINGTON, July 26, 2010 – Americans were among the largest group of people visiting South Africa during the World Cup soccer match played in June, according to mobile phone data from Aicent. More than 60 percent of Aicent’s data traffic came from customers of GSM operators in the United States, said Aicent, a provider of data network, messaging and roaming services for mobile operators.

Blockbuster Movies May Boost Emerging 3-D Services

Broadband's Impact, International March 31st, 2010

LONDON, March 31, 2010 – The runaway success of the digitally dazzling movies Avatar and Alice in Wonderland has boosted hopes among satellite and cable television operators that their emerging 3-D services will gain significant traction despite the high cost for the TV set and goggles. However, more 3-D means greater use of already scarce broadband.

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