Category: Digital Transformation


Tomorrow’s world – what is the future of telecoms?

In November 2016 Telecoms.com hosted a discussion as part of the AfricaCom trade show in Cape Town, South Africa. Hosted with Mahindra Comviva and Light Reading, the discussion featured involved two of the continent’s leading operators, Vodacom and Safaricom, who explored the latest major trends facing the industry. With relevance to the African market, but a broader theme applicable to the entire telecoms landscape, the discussion took the form of discussing digital transformation and the likely shape the next generation of business will take.

AT&T signals the end of 5G friendliness

The industry promised us it was going to work together to deliver 5G, and maybe we should be grateful it lasted this long, but AT&T’s latest announcement signals 5G friendliness is over.

Chairman Pai hints at FCC revolution

New FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has offered a helping hand to telcos at the beginning of his regulatory tenure, but has cast some shadows over net neutrality.

Intel takes its IoT unit to the shops

Intel has continued its ride on the ever-growing IoT wave, as it announced a new platform to introduce the technology to the world of retail.

Huawei OTF 2016 – Thomas Staneker, Head of TVSC, Deutsche Telekom

Thomas Staneker, who heads up the TV service centre at Deutsche Telekom Europe, explains how TV and telecoms is not a natural fit, but insists that shouldn’t stop telcos seizing the massive opportunities offered by the IP TV era. DT was quick to recognise this opportunity and Staneker talks us through some of the challenges it has had to overcome, to become a TV player.

Polls

Should privacy be treated as a right to protect stringently, or a commodity for users to trade for benefits?

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