Mobile Network Outages & Service Degradations: A Heavy Reading Survey Analysis
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Overview: The summer of 2013 saw several major outages impacting the IT infrastructure of Internet giants such as Amazon, Apple, Google and Microsoft, as well as Nasdaq. As mobile network operators undertake the transition from voice-oriented to data-oriented, they are becoming increasingly vulnerable to new types of data networking outages. This is due to the growing complexity of the mobile network as it becomes increasingly IP-centric. Leveraging a survey of 76 online respondents, as well as detailed operator interviews, this Heavy Reading report provides unique visibility into how mobile operators are faring with the transition to mobile broadband.