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Bringing New Digital Life to Mobile Money

Driven by smartphone popularity and new technologies (i.e., AI, IoT, Big Data, etc.), mobile financial services (MFS) are expanding beyond basic eWallet to encompass ecosystem payments and microfinance. The market size will reach $60 billion by 2025. Mobile Financial Services are expanding much faster in recent years. According to GSMA data, the industry took 10 […]

Why 50G PON should be your next PON upgrade

As fiber broadband providers weigh their next steps after deploying 10G PON, they should look at upgrading all the way to 50G PON rather than just moving up to 25G PON. With customer demand for broadband bandwidth now growing at the astounding rate of 25% a year and doubling every three or four years, service […]

From network planning to monetisation by cell: the critical role of Smart CAPEX

What would make a mobile operator jitter the most when it decides to roll out 5G services? In all likelihood it would be the cost. When answering a recent Telecoms.com industry survey on 5G, 60% of all the respondents cited gear and deployment cost as the biggest impediment to 5G rollout. Something worth noting is […]

How Telco Network Operations Leaders Can Help Implement and Manage Change around 5G

Upfront deployment of 5G analytics is essential to the operational and cultural transformation that 5G migration requires. And that requires buy-in from the top down. By Kevin Keschinger By now, network operators have realized that 5G architectures are complex and fundamentally different from those of previous mobile generations. As such, 5G requires traditional telecom companies […]

5G and LoRaWAN® – Connecting the Next Billion IoT Devices

By Rémi Lorrain, Director of LoRaWAN Networks at Semtech Although the Internet of Things (IoT) is being widely adopted by many industries, the issue of which connectivity technology to rely on remains a hot one. With no single IoT network offering comprehensive coverage and meeting all needs, potential users are left to pick and choose […]

Intelligent IP Network Based On SRv6 Accelerate 5G Success

This Vendor View is sponsored by Huawei With the explosive mobile data traffic growth, massive device connections, and emerging new services and application scenarios in the future, revolutionary service experience and new business application models is required, 5G poses diversified requirements on basic transport networks, transport network need to be upgraded in time. Therefore, carriers’ […]

Are big Internet events getting you in trouble? Flow Analytics to the rescue!

This Vendor View is sponsored by Benocs Has this ever happened to you? Have you ever done a great job on something, only to be blind-sided with blame when something unexpected or out of your control goes wrong? Then perhaps you could relate to this story. As a part of their job, Network Engineers are […]

How to translate IoT potential into real business

This Vendor View is sponsored by BICS The concept of connected things has been with us since at least the 1980s, and the term Internet of Things (IoT) was invented at the turn of the century. However, it was only with recent advancements in communications technologies that IoT started to catch the imagination of the […]

Swivel to Success, or Swivel Chair?

This Vendor View is sponsored by Incognito Software Systems Inc. How service activation and fulfilment can make or break your telco merger and acquisition ROI Communication service providers (CSPs) have been pursuing mergers and acquisitions (M&A) for a long time, but they’re now becoming more popular to keep up with new technology. They are prioritizing […]

Transforming your OSS BSS – new options for new realities

This Vendor View is sponsored by Red Hat The last 18 months have certainly been a challenge, thanks to the global pandemic, requiring extraordinary resilience in adapting to a “new normal.” While we must never forget the role healthcare workers, scientists and leaders played in keeping us safe, we certainly need to recognize the communications […]

How stc helped Saudi Arabia become the Middle East’s new digital hub

The world has changed in a very short space of time with the global pandemic altering the way in which we think, behave and interact. Restrictions around the world have meant that now, more than ever, people have been relying on technology in their everyday life. Thanks to lockdowns and social distancing, demand for mobile […]

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 […]

Why going digital starts with your existing workforce

This article is sponsored by Amdocs For many businesses, “going digital” once represented an aspirational goal, mostly connected to business transformation. But the past few months have changed everything. The move to digital has become more than a future event that would eventually occur, but a prerequisite to keep pace with our new world, critical […]

SerEnergy to Launch Next Generation of Methanol Fuel Cells: SereneU

This article is sponsored by SerEnergy A 4th generation of SerEnergy’s fuel cell units: SereneU will now be released. The new generation introduces many advantages, such as longer lifetime, less service and maintenances, and improved total cost of ownership. The product upgrade places SerEnergy fuel cells in a significant state-of the art position for volume […]

Brace for Impact: Big Changes Ahead on Road to 6G

This article is sponsored by 6G World The coming decade is going to see a great deal of change. The telecoms industry will be no different. The companies that survive and thrive must start to steer their course today. We are still in the early phases of 5G rollout, but what lies beyond today’s 5G […]

Driving CSP growth with digital-to-network automation

The telecoms industry has been instrumental in underpinning the fast growth and high penetration of mobile internet services and providing critical connectivity during the COVID-19 pandemic. New network technology advancements will expand the service monetisation opportunities for service providers beyond connectivity provision and will accelerate growth compared to the past.

Delivering on the Promise of Broadband

The importance of broadband connectivity is indisputably greater now than ever. The immediate need to help mitigate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the ongoing broader objectives of delivering on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), are accelerating the requirement for broadband. Omdia has identified six key challenges that the broadband industry needs to […]

CSPs’ next big opportunities: Reading the signals

This article is sponsored by Nokia The pace and complexity of change make it hard enough for communications service providers (CSPs) to keep up with what’s now, let alone get ahead of new developments that may be coming next. Nokia recently gathered a team to “read” emerging technology, business and societal signals and give CSPs […]

Realizing OSS/BSS Modernization: MYCOM OSI, Cloud-Based Service Assurance

This article is sponsored by Red Hat and Intel Operations support systems (OSS) and business support systems (BSS) are being rewritten or refactored to cloud-native, microservices-based applications capable of running on hybrid cloud and multicloud computing and storage infrastructure. MYCOM OSI is leading the way in moving the much ‘stickier’ mission-critical OSS functions, involving data-intensive, […]

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