interview with Jitesh Bhayani
Service provider competition in the U.S. is steadily shifting to the advanced
cloud, data center, and connectivity needs of large enterprise.
Hear how an
MSO has joined the dogfight armed with Ethernet, a national footprint, and SLA
interview with Moshe Shimon
Software Defined Networks (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) are
revolutionizing the world of telco networks. Now, a Carrier Ethernet equipment
provider is among the first to fully support these trends. The interview
clears away the confusion and explains the many technical repercussions and
business opportunities that are driving SDN/NFV.
interview with Chris Hill
OTT players and mobile apps have brought great unpredictability to the network
profitability equation. But now, using a mobile crowd sourcing solution
serving millions of subscribers, market research intelligence now enables operators
to measure the usage uptake of cellular networks vs. WiFi, Facebook vs.
Google+, and T-Mobile vs. EPlus.
interview with David Birch
Few topics are as muddled or wrapped up with as much hype as telecom’s
potential role in mobile money and mobile payments. In this interview,
a global expert discusses a broad range of topics: mobile vs. credit cards;
fraud concerns; a Kenyan case study; the regulatory climates of Europe and the
U.S.; the battle between banks and retailers; and and the considerable value
a mobile wallet has even when there’s no money in it.
interview with David Leshem
Can billing innovation sustain the telecom industry in an age of fierce competition
from service providers and Over-the-Top players? An analytics pioneers
weighs in on the issue and explains why complex pricing schemes don‘t
have a bright future. Using anecdotes and personal stories, he shows why
the answer lies in fresh, innovative services, the kind that comes from thinking
totally outside the telecom box.
interview with Steve Cotton
Why worry about business lost to over-the-top (OTT) players when operators can
grow the larger pie by focusing on where a CSP adds to the overall “value
stream”. This article explains how telecoms can successfully leverage
their customer intelligence to deliver narrow-casting, better marketing, timely
pricing — often delivering these as a service to the OTT partner.