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How operators can overtake OTT with RCS messaging

OTT (Over the Top) Messaging apps such WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, iMessage and WeChat have driven the decline of the conventional SMS text services. Instant messaging supposedly overtook SMS in 2012 and since then, Global SMS revenues have fallen accordingly. Person to Person SMS revenues will have fallen by around 42% between 2017 and 2022. Operators […]

The rise of big cloud and operator partnerships

This week, Google cemented its place as a main partner to the telecoms sector, with multiple partnership agreements for Google Cloud and the launch of its new strategy – the telecoms industry strategy – designed to enable telcos to tap into the opportunities presented to them as a result of the digital transformation. It was […]

The Global Carrier Community Meeting

On the 11th and 12th of February 2020, the Carrier Community (CC) hosted its 12th annual Global Carrier Community Meeting (GCCM). Several panels and talks took place featuring speakers from companies including, Microsoft, Three UK, and Lycamobile. Members of the CC consist of executives and decision makers representing over 350 operators from over 55 countries, […]

Coronavirus continues to impact the tech industry

Coronavirus has affected big companies’ ability to both acquire manufacturing materials, and deliver finished goods. 1. Samsung shuts down its factory in South Korea due to a coronavirus outbreak. While most of the factory reopened soon after, the floor on which the infected employee was found, remained closed a few days later. This brings to […]

The Internet of Things is fueling business transformation

The Internet of Things (IoT) is fueling the transformation for enterprises, consumers, and governments. Emerging and evolving tools and technologies such as smart speakers, machine learning, and 5G are ensuring increased efficiency and more control within the home and in places of work. The continued growth and development of the Internet of Things (IoT) industry […]

10 tech things you should know today

1.) Notorious facial recognition company Clearview AI has sold its technology to thousands of clients including ICE, the Justice Department, numerous law enforcement agencies, and many others, according to BuzzFeed. Clearview AI admitted earlier this week that their entire client list had been stolen. 2.) Facebook has cancelled its annual F8 conference as a result of […]

Private Cellular Networking – why operators should act now

Companies have started to enter the private cellular networking market, and not one of them is a telco. This should prompt telcos and operators that may currently be preoccupied with eMBB (enhanced Mobile Broadband) at the expense of enterprise and industrial use cases. Other players are now attempting to become the enterprises’ new partner, so […]

Who controls the future deployment of 5G?

Economic giants Germany and China started commercial-scale rollouts of 5G – the wireless technology infrastructure that is shifting the way the whole world operates – in late October 2019. Even though machines and people will still communicate over the internet, 5G networking infrastructure is emerging. Although this is somewhat dependent on the internet, it is […]

Tech-starved government seeks industry's best, brightest

By JAMES ANDERSON Associated Press Denver (AP) — In this post-impeachment era of divisiveness and deadlock in the nation’s capital, Uncle Sam has a message for top U.S. technologists: I Still Want You. A Washington-based nerd strike force called the U.S. Digital Service is seeking private-sector coders, programmers and software engineers to make government user-friendly […]

Operator’s plan to invest in digital skills programme

The rise and disruption of the digital revolution requires us to continuously adapt to the world around us. One international company influenced by such change is Orange. The group have 148,000 employees worldwide. Another factor adding to this continuous requirement for adaptation is that by 2025, the group will look nothing like it does today. […]