In the past month I’ve attended several industry events organized by telco-focused vendors – including amongst others Amdocs, Ericsson and Huawei – and to a greater or lesser extent every vendor has highlighted business, IT and network ‘transformation’ as a growth opportunity. Vendors are convinced they can play a pivotal role in shaping operator strategy.
If you watched Wimbledon’s epic showdown live on television, then you have Telstar to thank. Launched 50 years ago, the Telstar-1 satellite, brainchild of Bell Labs, made international live broadcasts possible. On July 10, 1962, the age of global communications truly began. Telstar was a very big deal for AT&T and the U.S. government. Countering… Read more
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