Author: Ben Wood

DSL, 5G and Starlink — A Home Office Internet Showdown

Over the past few months, I’ve been experimenting with several different connectivity options when working from home. Before getting into the details, I fully accept that this is a mere…

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MWC 2022, Tuesday 1 March

Your guide to the top stories from the second day of the event Today’s highlights from our analysts in Barcelona cover announcements from telecom operators, chipmakers, wearables and extended reality…

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MWC 2022, Monday 28 February

Your guide to the top stories from the first day of the event Our team of analysts on the ground at the Barcelona trade show offers highlights from the opening…

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MWC 2022, Sunday 27 February

Your guide to the top stories from Barcelona Welcome to the first in a series of articles from MWC 2022, taking place in Barcelona from 28 February to 3 March….

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Predictions Week Highlights: Panel Session with Samsung

Samsung outlines its foldable future As part of our Predictions for 2022 and Beyond event, I was joined on a panel session by Sharon Hegarty, Samsung’s Marketing Director for the…

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Tiny E-SIM Gains Big Momentum

Phones with e-SIMs are increasing. Should operators be afraid? For over a decade, the wireless industry has been preparing for a whole host of devices armed with reprogrammable embedded SIM…

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Device Financing Could Spur 5G Uptake

Trustonic survey reveals upside to increased 5G device security Recently I came upon some interesting research from mobile technology company Trustonic, which has done customer survey work in three areas:…

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The Chip That Broke the Camel’s Back

Was the component shortage the final straw for LG? Yesterday, LG Electronics officially announced that it was exiting the handset business. Its decision to pull the plug on its smartphone…

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This Decade’s Burning Platform

LG’s position is a reflection of the ever-changing handset landscape Nobody can claim that LG Electronics hasn’t been tenacious. Year after year, as its mobile unit lost market share along…

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Assessing Apple Silicon

New M1-powered MacBook Pro lives up to promises I finally found some time over the holiday break to put Apple’s new 13-inch MacBook Pro through its paces. At face value,…

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