Category: Digital Transformation


The Telecoms.com Podcast: 6G, cloud and Facebook

In the final pod of a remarkable year the guys get straight into appropriately dystopian subject matter. They start by looking at plans for 6G to create a hive mind that anticipates your every need, before moving on to mulling how sensible it is to move all your technology into the public cloud and concluding with the US government’s absurd attempt to sue Facebook for being too successful.

Telecoms.com Annual Industry Survey 2020

As we move towards the end of an unprecedented year, we are delighted to share with you the results of our prestigious Annual Industry Survey in this special report.

COVID-19 and the rise of touchless telecoms

The pandemic has highlighted the strength of digital pure play technology, able to offer a steady source of revenue and convenient, touchless experience for the customer.

Network-as-a-Service: Creating values for all parties

With COVID-19 forcing the majority of staff in many companies to work remotely for months on end, there is huge pressure on IT and network professionals to assure all corporate business and collaboration applications run as they should to meet employee and customer needs and expectations. Embracing digital innovation and leveraging cloud capabilities has become even more critical to address today’s new business demands.
Enterprises are looking to shore up the game by equipping themselves with intelligent, secure and more reliable network connections that meets their requirements. SD-WAN (“software-defined wide area network”) is the leading solution nowadays for this. While enterprises could choose to build their own SD-WAN by combining equipment, software and access technology by themselves, a growing number of organizations are turning to a more flexible and efficient solution: to buy the service from communications service providers (CSPs) as a “network as a service” (NaaS) solution.

The Sunrise has got its Red Hat on

Swiss MNO Sunrise has picked open-source software specialist Red Hat to build a hybrid cloud-ready platform, to make sure it’s nice and agile.

Google chucks more money at India

Less than a year after its last major commitment to the country, internet giant Google has announced it will invest a further $10 billion in over the next few years.

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Polls

What role will consumers expect telcos to play when COVID-19 is behind us?

  • As a reliable utility similar to the role they have managed to play during the pandemic (45%, 13 Votes)
  • Rolling out new technologies and services to support new customer behaviours (28%, 8 Votes)
  • Turning special service offerings during the pandemic into standard offerings (17%, 5 Votes)
  • As a digital platform that they have struggled to change into since the pre-COVID times (10%, 3 Votes)

Total Voters: 19

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