Charting the Evolution of Mobile Technology and High Tech Entrepreneurship

Will the Cord Cutting Trend Jump to Mobile?

Will mobile carriers soon experience an uptick in customer cancellations for phone calling services?

Some have predicted that phone providers may experience a trend that is very similar to the cord cutting phenomenon that has impacted cable companies.

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Green Light for Healthcare Industry Enterprise Messaging Solutions

Doctors and nurses can now send electronic messages to each other with the blessing of The Joint Commission, a highly respected organization that accredits and certifies nearly 21,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States.

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Mobile Industry Hot Topics

If you haven’t seen it yet, my latest Wireless Week column, Moving the Mobile Industry Forward after MWC 2016, is now available online.

I cover the fast-changing mobile technology landscape and drill down on a few hot topics that are dominating conversations in the mobile industry, including 5G, device innovation, virtual reality and the Internet of Things.

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The Road to Next Generation Mobile Experiences

Are you impressed by all of the things you can do with your smartphone? Hold on to your seat because you haven’t seen anything yet.

Although mobile is already an integral part of our work and personal lives, the next generation of mobile technology promises to deliver even more convenience and functionality to your daily routines.

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Avoiding a Security Crisis in Your Enterprise Communications

It’s been fascinating to see how technology has transformed enterprise communications.

But current and emerging mobile technologies are also creating new security challenges — challenges that could create an unfortunate communications crisis for many enterprises.

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Mobile Technology Trends to Watch Out For

I speak at many mobile tech and wireless industry conferences, and I’m often asked about important mobile technology trends to watch out for.

My current favorite relates to what we do at NetSfere and it’s BYOMP, an abbreviation I’ve coined that hasn’t gone mainstream yet. It’s closely related to the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) trend that has been in the news extensively for the last four or five years.

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Broadband Access Challenges and Progress

Last year, in March, President Obama gave a speech that featured some of my work, although he did not give me a shoutout by name.

He quietly announced that 98 percent of Americans now have access to fourth-generation mobile broadband.

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It’s Time to Take Another Look at the Wireless Spectrum Reallocation Process

Forget love or money. These days, the wireless spectrum makes the world go ’round. And over the past several years, I’ve become convinced that the current process for reallocating spectrum to commercial providers poses a serious threat to progress and innovation in the U.S.

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The Future of Secure Messaging

Here’s my simple take on the future of secure enterprise messaging.

In short, secure messaging will ultimately be a phrase that goes the way of the dinosaurs because all messaging will be secure. But that future is a distant one.

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A Key to High-Tech Startup Success: Market Need Anticipation

My many experiences as a high-tech entrepreneur and executive have taught me many lessons.

Perhaps the most important thing I have learned is that the high-tech companies that do best are those that can see market needs emerging well before the competition does.

If you are first to see a big problem coming, you can solve for it and be there with a solution when everybody else realizes there is a problem.

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Anurag Lal

Anurag Lal

With more than 25 years of leadership and operating experience in technology, mobile, SaaS, cloud and telecom services, Anurag Lal is a recognized mobile technology authority and high tech entrepreneurship thought leader.

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