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Videos from Telco 2.0 event, November 2008, London

A big thank you to Telecom TV for their continued support of the Telco 2.0 ‘executive brainstorm’ series. We’ve already communicated some of the general sentiments coming out of the event here. Now videos of some of the stimulus presentations are available on the Telco2.0TV site (here).

Below is an initial selection of our favourites: Amazon’s ‘flywheel’ for growth, the two-sided telecoms Business Model, Telephony 2.0, Vodafone’s new open mobile internet platform, Long Tail de-bunked, Turkcell walking the talk, Impact of the Credit Crunch on investor sentiment, Clarion call for Change:

First, Dr Werner Vogels, CTO of Amazon, describes Amazon’s platform business model and its ‘flywheel’ for growth (see analysis of the key lessons for telcos here):

Chris Barraclough, co-founder, Telco 2.0 Initiative describes how the ‘two-sided’ telecoms business model works, and what’s needed to turn it into reality:

Martin Geddes, Chief Analyst Telco 2.0 Initiative articulates the untapped opportunity for growth in the core telephony business (more on this here):

Pieter Knook, Director of Internet Services, Vodafone Group, unveils his vision for a ‘next generation open mobile internet platform’:

Cenk Serdar, Chief VAS Officer, Turkcell on how his company is blazing a trail with identity and banking services.

Evidence that challenges the Long Tail theory (more on this here).

James Enck, Senior Associate Analyst at the Telco 2.0 Initiative on the impact and opportunity of the Credit Crunch for telcos (more on this here):

And a stirring speech by Trudy Norris-Grey, MD Strategy & Transformation at BT Wholesale challenging the Telecoms sector to make the change to realise the $375bn Telco 2.0 growth opportunity.

Many more videos and interviews from the event from Cisco, Telecom Austria, Alcatel-Lucent, BT, Sicap, Phorm, NokiaSiemensNetworks, Openet, Habbo Hotel, Intel, SAP (here).

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Great videos! Werner Vogels' talk on Amazon's platform business model is especially full of insights. Thanks!

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