Today in Mobile

Strategy Analytics is making headlines with a new report that claims network operators will have plenty of cash to keep pace with rising mobile data usage over the next few years. The analyst house predicts that while the required global investment in infrastructure for mobile broadband will rise from $22 billion in 2011 to $48 billion in 2014, the the available capex for that investment will be “two to five times that level.” As my colleague Stacey Higginbotham explains here, the report essentially says, “Stop whining, mobile data will require infrastructure investment, but y’all can afford it.”