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The event has just finished, says Paul Butterworth of Trustonic, so it’s a good time to think about the progress we’ve made as an industry over the last year. It was all change for Money 20/20 Europe this year, with a move from Copenhagen to Amsterdam.
Telcos admit IoT is failing to meet expectations, as they are urged to understand customers’ business
EXCLUSIVE REPORT: Three leading European telcos admit at the 6th IoT Forum CE, that many customers are still not aware of the benefits of the Internet of Things (IoT). As one enterprise tells the C-Level operator panel, “You must show customers you understand their business, not just your own.”
Cisco and NetApp simplify the delivery of cloud infrastructure and industry-specific apps with new solutions
Automation is fast coming to a range of industries, bringing greater efficiencies, lower operating costs and more flexible service delivery. But will the telecoms industry be in the front line when the negative effects of automation kick in, asks Peter Dykes? More...
ABI Research white paper pushes carriers to new strategies in IoT, outlines roles carriers must play to remain competitive
While carriers are keen to play a leading role in the Internet of Things (IoT) and smart cities markets, they may be bypassed by other market players if they do not act. And while a new white paper from ABI Research urges carriers to adopt new strategies to establish their position within the IoT
Although the promise of 5G is both expansive and highly attractive, commercial deployments at significant volume and coverage still remain more than a year away and many markets will not see the technology widely deployed for at least five years. Therefore LTE is the reality in many markets for the foreseeable future.
Mobile operators are faced with a series of challenges that hinder their ability to monetise mobility. Markets are saturated so growth is gone and, in some markets, the cost of providing a bit of data is already greater than the revenue doing so can generate.