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As the post-lockdown landscape begins to take shape, the dust is settling on the new normal, says Paul Beacham, senior manager, Data Networking Portfolios at BT Wholesale. While the government has asked people who can, to return to offices, in reality business premises will be housing far fewer employees than pre-lockdown levels.
The fifth generation of mobile communication (5G) is the latest iteration of wireless technology and is expected to offer an immense opportunity for different industries, says Thomas R. Cutler. According to Frances Brunelle of Accelerated Manufacturing Brokers (pictured here) no industry will be more impacted by 5G than manufacturing.
WEEK IN IT SECURITY – Just as we were reporting last week on our sister site The Evolving Enterprise that ransomware is behind 1 in 3 cyber security attacks on organisations, news was breaking of another major ransom attack, reports Jeremy Cowan. More...
Analysys Mason report: Operator spending on monetisation platforms declined by 3% in 2017, but 5G will drive demand
Everyone likes to talk about 5G uses cases, but customers are asking, what sets 5G apart from current 4G services? A recent study by Strategy Analytics tells it like it is – for 5G to be successful, network operators will have to take service innovation to the next level if they want customers to adopt […]
Mobile operators face a range of challenges today from saturation, competition and regulation – all of which are having a negative impact on revenues. The introduction of 5G offers new customer segments and services to offset this decline. However, unlike the introduction of 4G which was dominated by consumer benefits, 5G is expected to be […]
As communications service providers (CSPs) rise to the challenge of generating value from their big data analytics, Philipp Gröne, a senior delivery expert at Unitymedia, explains how the German service provider has uncovered real cash from its deployment of Guavus big data analytics – an estimated seven-digit euro sum annually in opex savings and a […]