Category: Big Data


The Telecoms.com Podcast: Information overload

Scott and Jamie are joined by Ray from Light Reading and go straight into the big story of the week: Cambridge Analytica. The guys more or less agree that it’s ultimately all about how little control we have over our personal data and wonder what can be done about it. More importantly they also speculate about which Star Wars characters they are. Ray steers conversation onto 5G for a change and stresses that it’s all very well banging on about clever radio technology, but unless you deal with the unsexy stuff none of it is going to happen. Finally Jamie manages to find a window in his cryptocurrency trading schedule to tell us about his chat with Vodafone’s UK CEO, who was refreshingly honest about the challenges he faces.

Nokia goes all-in on digital cities

Nokia has announced a series of initiatives designed to position itself strongly as a supplier of digital city products and solutions.

Oracle has a crack at ending the idea of employees

Oracle is making all the right noises ahead of Mobile World Congress with an aggressive expansion in data centre assets, a virtual assistant and a broader offering across its autonomous product portfolio.

Ten telecoms predictions for 2018

Some of this might happen, but then again it might not. Who do you think we are – Nostradamus? If you think you can do any better then go for it mate – that’s what the comments section is for.

Is the UK going to be ready for EU GDPR?

With just under 12 months to go until the European Union imposes new data protection regulations, there seems to be a growing sense of unpreparedness throughout the industry.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: Telecoms feat. L Reading innit

Scott and Jamie are joined by Ray and Iain from Light Reading as the elite of global telecoms journalism apply their collective wisdom to the week’s burning issues. The gang start by dissecting Ericsson’s new cunning plan but opinion is divided on the new CEO and specifically when he’s going to get his magic wand out. They move on to the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S8 by DJ Koh, feat. MC Bixby and once more the team struggle for consensus, especially on the matter of placing potentially volatile devices next to their old chap, and ponder what can be done about dirty data.

Huawei gets cozy with the Kiwis

Huawei has formalised its investment plans in New Zealand after a meeting between CEO Ren Zhengfei and the country’s Prime Minister Bill English.

2017 Predictions: What the industry thinks

While 2016 proved to be a solid year for incremental advancements in 5G, IoT and cloud computing, 2017 is set to be a big year for a number of breakthrough technologies.

Making digital assets sweat to boost ARPU – Mahindra Comviva

Mahindra Comviva’s Amit Sanyal explains how customer value management and making existing digital assets sweat can help drive ARPU and reduce churn in the next generation of telecoms. Sanyal is the VP of Consumer Value Solutions and was speaking to Tim Skinner at AfricaCom 2016

1 3 4 5

Polls

Do you agree public funding should be used to support mobile operators to more broadly deploy Open RAN?

Loading ... Loading ...