A post by Carlijn Adema (picture), Nokia Siemens Networks’ Services team, discusses NSN's favorite subject - signaling / chatty applications / keep-alive messages problem and suggests to MNOs how to share revenues with OTT providers, in return for higher quality VoIP.
".. Recent results from a Nokia Siemens Networks Smart Labs study showed that mobile online poker can generate up to 4,000 extra signals per smartphone. When an app like this takes off, radio resources can be impacted, causing congestion and potential quality issues .. Nokia Siemens Networks can analyze these patterns and improve the network performance for smartphone users, helping to extend smartphone battery life and enhance the user experience. But there is even more…". See also "[NSN]: Chatty Android Phones should Move on to Network Controlled Fast Dormancy" - here.
See also "[Infonetics]: Global OTT mVoIP Subscribers more than Doubled in 2011"- here and "European ISPs Suggest New Internet Business Models" - here.
See "Mobile operators: Are your mobile data services on a slippery slope?" - here.