Category: Digital Transformation


CXO Dialogue: Lead Digital Transformation in Africa with Platform Stickiness

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At the first issue of CXO Dialogues interview program, building by Huawei & IDC, we have invited Amith, MTN Group Executive, Network Design and Planning, and Zhang Jun, Huawei carrier consultants (former chief engineer of Shanghai Telecom) to discuss the network strategy and fiber construction of the future network and B2H/B2B business development. Look at the video for more details.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: Vodafone, public cloud and China

The lads are back in the studio for this guest-less pod. Ian and Scott start by reflecting on a Vodafone dinner they both attended last week where the wine flowed, so their recollections are a bit murky. They move on to the enduring topic of the public cloud, featuring some news from a recent podcast guest, and conclude with the latest drama concerning China’s role in the telecoms world.

Qualcomm makes a multi-billion-dollar bet on cars

Qualcomm’s willingness to part with US$4.5 billion for automotive tech firm Veoneer provides the strongest statement of intent to date that it is looking to the driverless car for future growth.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: Public cloud, China and devices

We are delighted to welcome another special guest this week – public cloud evangelist Danielle Royston. She had heard us slagging off the public cloud in previous pods and was keen to offer a more benign perspective. That chat took up nearly all of the pod but we did eventually get around to quickly covering the latest developments concerning China vs the US and internet companies getting into consumer devices.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: China Mobile, dumb pipes and bugbears

Cherish this one because it will be the last pod for a few weeks, as the lads attempt to holiday in the time of Covid. They start with a review of China Mobile’s recent tender process for a bunch of 5G work, which resulted in non-Chinese vendors getting just a 6% share. They move on to the eternal topic of telcos as dumb pipes, examining what hope there is for them ever to be otherwise, and conclude with Scott and Iain having a rant about some of their current bugbears.

Huawei’s Ryan Ding: Ongoing Innovation Is Lighting up the Future of Every Industry

[Barcelona, Spain, June 29, 2021] During MWC Barcelona 2021, Huawei Executive Director and President of Carrier BG Ryan Ding delivered a keynote speech Innovation: Lighting up the Future. In his keynote, Ding said that innovation in ICT is becoming a key driver of the global economy and its value is moving beyond the telecoms industry. Ongoing innovation in 5G, in particular, will bring more value to operators, the ICT industry, and the global economy, and will light up the future of every industry.

What MNOs need to achieve revenue optimisation and operational excellence

In this interview, Matteo Gatta, CEO of BICS, talks about the company’s strategy to address mobile network operators’ needs on revenue optimisation, operational excellence, customer experience, and risk reduction, and why MNOs should work with BICS. Q1. What do you see as the main issues and challenges currently impacting mobile operators? What do they need […]

Ericsson launches new private 5G platform

The Swedish kit maker has unveiled Ericsson Private 5G to support LTE and 5G SA private networks to tap the opportunities in the enterprise cellular market.

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