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Analysts and major enterprises predicted there would be 50 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices connected by 2020, yet the true figure stands closer to 9 billion. Here, Eseye asks if this is the biggest prediction failure in the history of IT, and identifies the six key challenges that IoT must overcome in 2020 to reach its potential.
FutureNet World (www.futurenetworld.net) returns for the 2nd edition in London on March 24-25th. The event brings together a global audience of senior telco executives, says Giles Cummings, founder & CEO of FutureNet World, to discuss the strategic and commercial considerations and decisions that CSPs are making today and the implications for the network.
Analysts offer new predictions for the tech sector, the crazy fools! Will it just be 2020 hindsight?
A WEEK IN TELCO IT: My Dad told me, “You should try everything in life once, except incest and Morris dancing.” I think he should have added something else to the list; making annual predictions. To my mind, it’s like tightrope walking, sooner or later it leads to spectacular falls and people mostly remember you when it […] 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 […]