It has been a long weekend for many in the US as the weather these past few days was fantastic and based on the level of incoming e-mail I received, it seems many in the tech and telecom industries took the time off to barbeque and do whatever else they do with their families on long holiday weekends.
This week, TMC roars back to its super-productive non-vacationing self with an abundance of articles
designed to help you get the most out of today's communications systems.
I have outlined a few of them here for your perusal and if you want a full list of original TMCnet articles as they happen, please visit this page
and check out our services page
for the latest and greatest TMCnet updates.
But getting back to the articles, if you are looking to bring the benefits of Microsoft
OCS to your Nokia
smartphones, you may be interested to hear what WebMessenger is doing
to make this a reality.
If you are wondering what is happening outside the US with respect to communications you may not be surprised to hear that Asia and the surrounding areas are investing heavily in the latest in audio and video communications technologies. This article
speaks of staggering growth rates in the region and is worth a read.
By the way, TMCnet has a dedicated communications and technology research
page which you may be interested in checking out as well.
Many of you you in the communications market for some time are aware that NMS has been an early innovator in telecom and more recently the company has become a mobile player. This is why I read with interest the comments of Maggie Smith, NMS Director of Product Marketing in an interview
she had with TMCnet.
Of special note were estimates she quoted about the size of the mobile video market. In fact, Frost and Sullivan estimates revenue from mobile video services in the United States are expected to reach $1.6B by 2011 and IDC has reported that revenues from mobile video and mobile TV applications in Western Europe are expected to reach nearly $2 Billion by 2009.
Another interesting part of this interview is how customers are using NMS technology to provide avatars in the communications mix.