Archives: Opinion

The pre-paid market needs to learn how to say yes

Since the dawn of pre-paid time, churn has been problematic. Customers switch from carrier to carrier chasing the best deal, which the industry has not done the best job of slowing by using one simple word: yes, instead of no.

What does cloud-native really mean for operators?

The term “cloud-native” is two-faceted. It entails both the technology used as well as the more strategic design aspect, signifying the direction many enterprises want to take with their applications.

What defines the European MVNO market?

In this report, the MVNOs Series team investigates the latest trends and challenges European mobile virtual network operators are facing. What are the lessons to be learnt from the world’s oldest, largest and most mature market?

Maximizing Value from Digitalization and Virtualization

Digitalization and virtualization are two of the key terms used to describe the next phase of the digital journey and this report looks at each in the context of what they mean to the mobile industry – how is digitalization creating brand new modes of operation and business models for mobile operators, and how is network virtualization shifting the paradigm in terms of what mobile can deliver and achieve?

Managing the strategic transition from LTE to 5G

5G is here but it is coming up at a time when customer experience is becoming a key performance metric that will determine not only if a mobile service provider will remain competitive and relevant but also in business.

LTE data scores big at this year’s World Cup

The analysis of roaming data shows that 67 percent of data usage was LTE from travelers to Russia over the four weeks of the tournament, compared to the global average of 54 percent of all traffic for LTE roaming usage between major world regions.

What’s driving growth in the North American MVNO market?

The North American MVNO market is one of the most mature and developed in the world. It is also one of the most diverse, complex and competitive, with three major markets in three huge countries demonstrating very different characteristics and very different opportunities for MVNOs.

Edge Computing vs Fog Computing

Computing at the network perimeter, including edge computing and fog computing, will play a crucial role in content delivery and workload management.

Polls

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

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