Differentiation in the 5G Era

Differentiation in the 5G Era

How service providers can make 5G a profitable business
5G is nearly here. Three carriers have launched commercial 5G services in South Korea, now offering the service to enterprises. The race is on to take advantage of lower latency, higher speeds, greater coverage and massive capacity increases in order to be more responsive, move data faster and connect more sensors and smart devices to the network.

The Cable Story, Part 2: Thoughts on How to Reinvent the Cable Network

The Cable Story, Part 2: Thoughts on How to Reinvent the Cable Network

In my previous post, I talked about the ‘cable story’ and the steps service providers need to take, today, in order to leverage their competitive asset – the cable network — and to gain tactical and strategic business advantages.

In this post, I will expand on one of these steps – namely, the reinventing the cable network, and how velocity and agility are achievable for cable providers.

How Network Performance Management Can Help Accelerate Your Digital Transformation Project

How Network Performance Management Can Help Accelerate Your Digital Transformation Project

You might not always think of the network as a source of implicit funding, but when it comes to digital transformation projects, consider taking a closer look.

It’s no surprise that digital transformation remains top of mind for CEOs. As a recent Gartner CEO survey reported, 42 percent of CEOs are now taking a digital-first approach to business change, or taking digital to the core of their enterprise model.

Head In The Clouds? What Are Your Options

Head In The Clouds? What Are Your Options

In the market for a cloud provider? Did you know you have choices? While Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the most widely known brand in cloud services, there are other choices out there.

Rackspace has long been a name in managed dedicated hosting. They are also one of the biggest resellers of cloud services reselling AWS, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), VMWare and Microsoft Azure.

Blurring the lines – the three key areas for successful Mobile Video

Blurring the lines – the three key areas for successful Mobile Video

September sees two significant events in the Service Provider world – the launch of the new iPhone, and the annual IBC gathering in Amsterdam. It was only a few years ago that these events wouldn’t really have been linked, yet now the mobile and video industries are closer than ever, with the lines between the two becoming increasingly blurred.

Machine Learning, Network Automation and How to Find a Drunk Driver

Machine Learning, Network Automation and How to Find a Drunk Driver

Service providers are going through a massive network transformation. Increasing demands from new services, in respect to user experience as well as connecting millions of things every year or month as well as creating new value and revenue streams. The solution is to unlock the data that is hidden inside the network.

Why 5G will need to be funded by the IoT

Why 5G will need to be funded by the IoT

Why 5G will need to be funded by the IoT

The continued explosion of smart mobile devices for connected users with increasing appetite for high-definition video, is fuelling a surge in mobile data traffic worldwide. Service providers coping with such growth need to find new ways to monetise their network investments and develop new business models with OTT providers, Enterprise and Industrial services.

The Latest Mobile Makeover: Why and How Unlimited Data Plans Have Re-emerged

The Latest Mobile Makeover: Why and How Unlimited Data Plans Have Re-emerged

Globally, mobile data usage and traffic are on the rise. As a result, mobile network operators (MNOs) are adjusting their offers and billing structures to accommodate user behaviors. More than a quarter of plans tracked in the third quarter of 2016 had allowances of 10 Gigabytes and above according to Ovum Informa Telecoms and Media.