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Huawei gives its strategy a strong ICT spin

Huawei’s Shenzhen-based annual global analyst summit had a particularly strong telecoms/IT convergence flavour to it this year. President of corporate strategy Will Zhang went so far as to claim in his keynote that whoever does the best job of integrating telecoms and IT architecture changes into its products over the next ten years will end… Read more

Kris Szaniawski

Press release: Global telecoms industry bets on “Connected Verticals” for top-line revenue boost

Telecoms firms restructuring to build vertical market expertise Nine out of 10 telecoms firms are betting on “Connected Verticals” to grow their top-line revenues, according to a new global survey from Informa Telecoms & Media. Connected Verticals are industries where telecoms innovation – in technology, systems and processes – can trigger deep transformation in efficiency… Read more

Camille Mendler

Connected Verticals: Enterprise or Wholesale Turf?

Working in the telecom industry is a tricky business. Restructuring is a way of life, market consolidation is urgently needed, and margin defence – let alone growth – is a consuming pre-occupation. Then there’s the internal issue of turf: Who owns which customer? For builders and operators of telecom infrastructure, that’s a critical issue to… Read more

Camille Mendler