“If you look at what’s happening with cloud computing, that will take mobile data demand a step beyond where it is today.”
PHIL WHITE, MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS EXPERT, PA CONSULTING GROUPStephen PritchardCNBC European Business1 January 2012
PA’s Phil White, a mobile communications expert, is quoted in CNBC European Business. The article looks at whether mobile data demands are spiralling out of control and the prospect of mobile meltdown occurring in the near future.
Phil comments on how the influx of smartphones and tablets has led users to experience network difficulties due to immense pressure put on to the networks: “There are issues with the structure of networks, not just radio spectrum, but how you build the network out. There is the level of investment [the networks] are putting in, and the impact of smartphones. And if you look at what’s happening with cloud computing, that will take mobile data demand a step beyond where it is today.”