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COVER STORY
Mobile broadband subs and traffic may be rising, but the wide-eyed optimism of a year ago fades as operators deal with flat revenue growth and risky flat-rate plans

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FIRST MILE
Kazakhstan’s national railway uses a Wi-Fi mesh network, linked to a single auto-pointing VSAT on the roof, to offer free service on 1,300-km route
TANNER
Operators need to reign heavy users, but any move away from flat rates requires meaningful metrics, like a meter widget showing data usage in real time
TECHNOLOGY
Telcos want to flatten their packet and optical network layers, but the right solution depends on how optical-centric or packet-centric your vendor is
ROUNDTABLE
A move into applications and revenue sharing means managing partners in new ways and sharing data with those that drive traffic and help you build customer relationships
The move to a flat-IP architecture is less of a technology issue than an economic one
CLOUD COMPUTING
Understand cloud computing's capabilities and match those to non-core projects that can improve the bottom line
ONE-TO-ONE
SK Telecom CTO Lee Myung Sung articulates his company's vision for innovation and its pursuit to change the game
FORUM
The value of 3G licenses will rise as the focus shifts from data-centric multimedia in developed markets to low-end subscribers
INSIDE LINE
It's time for telcos to offload their engineering operations and focus creatively on the customer
PREVIEW
Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, February 15-18