Category: Digital Transformation


iChief’s Samsung tie up is long overdue

The first (proper) week in January always promises a deluge of stories from CES and the opening gambit is a content-based partnership between Samsung and Apple. Some might say a long-overdue one.

CMA backs super complaint against loyalty penalties

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has backed a ‘super complaint’ raised by Citizens Advice which suggests UK consumers are being ripped off by loyalty penalties on services such as broadband.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: 2019, digital media and coffee mishaps

The last pod of the year sees Scott and Jamie joined by special guest Ed Barton from analyst firm Ovum. Ed starts by looking ahead to next year from a digital media perspective, including a look at the trend of telecoms companies trying to buy their way into content. They move onto a look at a Nokia managing to have a great week without doing anything and conclude with reflections on the rise of digital censorship. Along the way Jamie manages to pour coffee all over himself, which is amusing.

Digital transformation: are we there yet?

There has never been more pressure on operators to change and evolve into agile, flexible, providers that can meet increasing consumer demand for more data, more content and more services.

Europe is missing the tech trick

Technology is constantly being billed as the saviour of sluggish economies, but as the industry continues to grow Europe appears to be struggling to evolve.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: Diversification, consolidation and aggravation

The core team of Jamie, Iain and Scott is back in town and they start by mulling over the faltering attempts by operators to diversify away from their core business in the endless search for margin and growth. That moves them seamlessly onto the topic of operator consolidation and what is the optimal number of MNOs. Elsewhere suspicion of Chinese kit vendors remains the story that keeps on giving and Iain reckons there may be trouble ahead for 5G.

Polls

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

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