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You have the following general choices: Examine the speed of the connection. You would have to devise some sort of bandwidth test that would attempt to tell whether you have a fast or slow connection. It sounds like this is what you really care about - there is no shortcut other than attempting to measure said speed. Examine characteristics of the device....
The simplest solution may be adding Options -Indexes to your .htaccess file. This prevents directory listings; simple as that. You mentioned in a comment to another answer that you've disallowed it in the robots.txt file, but that might not be ideal. If you use any of these images within your other pages, then disallowing the directory stops search engines ...
You should check the mobile and desktop seo status through page insights here https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights/
There are a few different answers to your question so I'm going to answer it assuming 2 things are true: You're talking about non-visible SEO (i.e. description tags, open graph tags, Twitter card tags, etc.) The content on your mobile page is not drastically different from the content on your desktop page. The answer is: yes, but not the same and not as ...
Off course, the mobile site needs SEO it depends on upon the design functionality. Same like the desktop SEO performed you have to perform mobile SEO.
If you're using like m.domain Dotcom or domain Dotcom/mobile then it acts as an different website and you need to perform the mobile website optimisation separately.
The answer really depends on the design paradigm used. If your desktop site and mobile site are two completely different sites/pages rather then one adaptive or responsive site which is just served across two domains and mobile version is not optimized then the answer is yes. You need to optimize them both.
Google will continue to index the mobile pages as well as the desktop pages as the Googlebot considers them separate pages even though they contain much the same data. The purpose of this is so that when someone does a search and wants mobile pages only the page exists in the index already and the user doesn't have to be directed through the desktop site ...
An issue such as this occurs either when the network has bee blocked by the mobile internet company or when their proxy server is having problems connecting to the network. Now you mention in comments that it was an issue in the end with T-Mobile blocking the host-ed.com subnet as their systems have not been updated properly to handle ipv4 traffic from 5.0.0....
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