Despite the need for a shift to a digital culture being felt by many operators, the task of changing culture is viewed as a real challenge and the most difficult domain to change in the context of digital transformation.
What customer growth strategies are the three leading telcos in the US using and how prepared they are to adapt to further disruption from agile OTT players?
Although estimates of the number of IoT devices there will be in the future vary, there is a consensus that it will be in the billions by 2020. These devices will be present in our homes, making everyday life more convenient, and across critical infrastructure making cities, hospitals and industries more efficient.
For those that have been part of the telecommunications industry over the last 20 years it has been a wonderful ride. Extraordinary growth in fixed-line telecommunications from 1998-2001, as the internet developed, was followed by the explosion in mobile from 2002-2009. Since 2009, things have been rather different in most markets. In this 30-minute webinar Chris Barraclough, Partner and Chief Strategist, will talk about telco growth strategies between 2009 and 2016 and evaluate which of these are viable in 2017 and beyond.
At MWC this year we noticed a creeping upsurge in chatter about 'network slicing', as some pioneering operators held demonstrations at their stands. We investigate the fundamental question that remains unanswered - is there demand for network slicing?
One sector which is seeing increasing attention from traditional telcos is digital healthcare - but opportunities in this new sector aren't without challenges.
Why can't telcos do a Snapchat? The answer to this question is they did: it was called the Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) - remember that? So why has Snapchat succeeded where MMS failed? The success and failure factors become more obvious when you look at the differences between the two services.
The great and the good from across the world of TMT are flocking to Barcelona for the 30th annual Mobile World Congress next week. Here are a few of the key topics we are looking forward to finding out more...
Reliance Jio has caught the eye of everyone in the industry, having broken records in terms of mobile subscriber acquisition in the last few months. Since it launched its offer in September 2016, it acquired 50 million subscribers in 83 days, the rate of which surpassed even the likes of Facebook and Whatsapp. But will it be a success in the long run?
Vodafone recently announced that it has completed its first commercial roll-out of NB-IoT connectivity in the Spanish cities of Valencia and Madrid. This is the first part of a broader roll-out in Spain, which will include implementing NB-IoT in Barcelona,...