Category: Digital Transformation


Nexign talks digital transformation in the 5G era

At the recent Digital Transformation World event in Nice we spoke to Alexey Vedin, Product Director, Network Monetisation at Nexign. We discussed the evolution of CSPs to DSPs, digital transformation in the 5G era and the importance of digital partnerships.

BT to close 90% of UK office locations

BT’s cost-efficiency strategy has managed to avoid the headlines in recent months, but today it has announced it will be shutting down 270 of its 300 office locations around the UK.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: 5G, edge computing and Huawei

Jamie takes the helm this week as the pod comes from the Big 5G Event in Denver. He’s joined by Iain and debutant Telecoms.com podder Mitch Wagner from Light Reading. Appropriately enough that kick off by talking about 5G, with a focus on edge computing. The move on to the transformation of the telecoms industry in general and just can’t resist an update of the Huawei situation.

Telenor makes some IoT predictions

The IoT bit of Norwegian operator group Telenor has had a go at predicting the IoT market, with a bit of help from its friends.

Verizon hits reset button with 2.0 launch

Verizon has announced it is now a new business, one which is customer centric and ready for the digital world of tomorrow. Smells like a polite way of announcing a restructure.

Ofcom outlines plans for 2019/20

With the country on the verge of realising the promise of the digital economy, the pressure is still on Ofcom to make sure a fair and sustainable landscape is developing. Here, the team outlines its plans for the next twelve months.

Re-architecting Intelligent Communications – “Omni-channel communication is imperative today”

The data and messaging industries are witnessing significant disruption. In this complex environment, operators must work towards transitioning from functioning as bulk SMS providers to offering omni-channel platforms for the enterprise engagement. Deshbandhu Bansal, Assistant Vice President, Messaging and Broadband Solutions, Comviva, highlights why operators ought to move beyond traditional carrier services.

Financial Inclusion to Financial Enrichment – “Provide customers a hyper-personalized experience”

The global communications space is fast transitioning from the mobile to mobility to digital. The impetus on players in the global payments space, therefore, is no longer merely ensuring financial inclusion but financial enrichment as well. Digital banking has, therefore, come to the forefront in this regard. New age digital platforms are certainly making their presence felt to ensure customers obtain a hyper-personalized experience. Srinivas Nidugondi, Chief Operating officer, Mobile Financial Solutions, Comviva, shares his views.

Digital Services and Media – “digital has replaced traditional value added services”

The industry is, without a doubt, witnessing a sea-change from traditional to digital value added services (VAS). With content going digital, operators ought to focus on enabling these services to subscribers. While traditional VAS typically entailed voice-based services, the focus is now on digital VAS, including content pertaining to education, ravel, entertainment, et all. Atul Madan, Chief Operating Officer, Digital Lifestyle Solutions, Comviva, highlights why digital VAS has taken centre stage today.

Three Denmark pushes carrier billing as value add

Cutting through the competitive chaos can be a difficult task, and while Three UK is focusing on convergence and broadband, Three Denmark is making a play to manage the consumers wallet.

The journey from CSP to DSP

This evolution to DSP will see consumer expectations grow as the industrial market matures. In the short term, 5G and gradual digitalization will see operators focus on enriching consumer experiences for operators.

Europe cools internet monopoly rhetoric

Almost every politician around the world is currently using Silicon Valley as a metaphoric punching bag, but the European Commission will not be drawn into the monopolies debate.

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