In the race to digital transformation, telcos, ISPs and hosting providers are under intensive pressure to perform.
Telecommunications industry executives are scrambling to migrate their organisations to the cloud, convert to 5G, integrate AI, analyse big data, adopt blockchain and not get left behind.
At the same time, their organisations are under constant scrutiny to reduce customer churn, attract new customers, cut costs and grow profit margins. It is not an easy industry to be in.
But there is some good news on the horizon, if CIOs, CMOs and Product Managers stop chasing mirages and instead look right in front of them to a product already (most likely) in their arsenal – branded email hosting.
(SPONSORED) — What’s next for roaming? Changing regulations in different parts of the world, increased competition, the adoption of internet-based roaming alternatives and several other complex factors have led to a challenging environment. At a time when subscriber expectations for Quality of Experience (QoE) and overall demand for data services have reached their highest recorded levels, these factors are making many operators rethink their roaming business.
(Sponsored News): Service providers continue to struggle with significant telecom fraud losses despite having implemented sophisticated revenue assurance processes and fraud management systems. While quantifying the exact financial impact of fraud is difficult, as it often takes place in the background, leading industry organisations and assurance companies estimate that between 0.6%¹ to 2%² of total annual telecom revenues are lost to fraud. (more…)
The nature of communications technology has changed, thanks to the cloud. It is helping businesses drive efficiencies, reduce costs and tap into new market opportunities, and is a growth catalyst for digital service providers, enabling them to create a global footprint.
[Sponsored] MVNOs [Mobile Virtual Network Operators] have been significant market players in the mobile telecommunications markets for almost two decades. They represent between 10% to 40% of the total mobile market, in various countries, where MVNOs are established for more than a decade. (more…)
(Sponsored News) – Network costs have never been greater and safeguarding that investment remains business-critical. Add new international financial reporting standards (IFRS) reporting and compliance regulations to the mix and operators worldwide have a multi-billion dollar problem to solve. (more…)
San Mateo, CA-based security company AlienVault has published the results of new research on cybersecurity professionals key concerns, and the interaction of cybersecurity and politics. Jeremy Cowan reports. (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 (more…)
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. (more…)