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As we know all too well, network evolution presents both opportunities and challenges for the mobile Communications Service Provider (CSP). Furthermore, says Adhish Kulkarni of Evolving Systems, as not all generational leaps are created equal, some shifts are more extreme than others.
Mixed reality hailed as game changer as Microsoft’s ‘crazy’ guru surfs a rock star welcome in Boston
The organisers of #LiveWorx2018 in Boston, USA, saved something special for the end. CNBC’s Jon Fortt interviewed Microsoft’s Mixed Reality team lead, Alex Kipman live on stage, in a discussion that held an audience of more than 3,000 engrossed as they explored the future. Jeremy Cowan reports from PTC’s annual 3-day tech summit.
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.