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The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the major influencing trends in the digital transformation of the global economy.
Before considering moving their customer-facing processes, such as billing, into the cloud, operators should take a closer look at physical and logical security needs. Netcracker Technology’s Samuel S. Visner, security director, and Scott Sykes, senior director, Global Security Organisation, report for VanillaPlus.com.
A WEEK IN TELCO IT – 5G is starting strong, says Huawei. The company’s deputy chairman, Ken Hu, told its annual Mobile Broadband Forum (#MBBF) in Zurich, Switzerland last week that 5th Generation mobile communications “arrived faster than expected,” and that there are now 40 carriers in more than 20 countries supporting 136 different 5G-enabled devices. More...
Analysys Mason report: Operator spending on monetisation platforms declined by 3% in 2017, but 5G will drive demand
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 […]
Why a “public cloud first” strategy is necessary to operate in the digital economy. The digital era has shaped many industries and is set to shape more. Consumer expectations and demands are higher than ever for service providers to be agile, dynamic and deliver value. One of the key drivers of this transformation is the […]