How mobile services can boost your customer appeal

How mobile services can boost your customer appeal

If your business model is under pressure, you are struggling to increase market share or are finding it difficult to retain existing customers, you should consider starting as a mobile operator. Mobile services and subscriptions are something everyone can relate to....

Partnership to accelerate innovation in the mobile telco market

Partnership to accelerate innovation in the mobile telco market

eRate and Working Group Two, WG2, have signed an agreement where WG2 will be eRate’s partner for a mobile core network delivered as a service. The agreement allows eRate to expand its offer from billing and customer handling systems to include a customizable and...

5G specifications approved

5G specifications approved

3GPP, The 3rd Generation Partnership Project, announced before Christmas the technical specifications for 5G. Their website says: Several industry companies have been looking forward to the launch of the specification and have made a statement that the "completion of...

Who will provide mobile services in five years?

Who will provide mobile services in five years?

"Will it be Apple or Google appearing in our mobile display in a few years instead of Ice, Telia or Telenor?" asks CEO and entrepreneur Ove Vik in eRate. Håvard Fossen from Inside Telecom met him and Bjørn Inge Lindhjem, Mitel's head of Norway and Denmark. The picture...

The same factory distributes new commodities

The same factory distributes new commodities

The mobile market is the topic in the podcast of E24, Valebrokk & Co; "Hysterical profitability in the mobile market becomes a battlefield." They discuss the high profits of the telecom companies and the new players who start selling mobile services. Why does a...

eRate and German energy industry

eRate and German energy industry

In October eRate was in Stuttgart and Berlin and met with parts of the German energy industry. There is great interest in Norwegian end customer technology and especially in EV-charging and traditional sales of electricity. Norway is considered a highly developed...

Data collection and billing solutions for EV

Data collection and billing solutions for EV

In May eRate was invited to speak at the German-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce about roaming for EV (Electric Vehicle) charging. eRate have broad experience with data collection and billing for mobile operators, and provide systems for complex data and billing...

Data traffic has increased 67 percent in a year

Data traffic has increased 67 percent in a year

The mobile data traffic has increased globally with 67 percent from the second quarter of 2016 to the second quarter of 2017. The main reason for this is the free data in India, according to the Ericsson Mobility Report. The increase is also a result of the overall...

Four times more data usage

Four times more data usage

In November, eRate wrote about constantly increasing mobile data traffic in Norway. It still increases shows data from the Norwegian Communication Authority. The net operators Telenor and Telia in Norway introduced "Roam like home" in 2016. This meant that all data...

New partnership strengthens the challengers in the mobile market

New partnership strengthens the challengers in the mobile market

eRate is pleased to announce that Atea is our new customer and strategic partner in the segments of large enterprises, publics and IoT. In addition to launch their own communication solutions, Atea also has a 17.5% ownership in eRate. Innovation and stronger...

Mobile data traffic is growing strongly

The new Ericsson Mobility report shows that mobile data traffic continues to grow. Mainly it is the number of subscriptions to smartphones that increases mobile data usage. The general trend with video viewing on mobile devices results in more consumed mobile data....

A billion more mobile subscriptions in 2020

A billion more mobile subscriptions in 2020

According to a new study by GSMA Intelligence, by 2020, there will be 5.6 billion mobile subscriptions in the world, Authors of the study also say that the growth of unique subscribers is expected to decline during this period compared to previous years. This is...

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