HOW 5G CAN CATALYSE IOT

HOW 5G CAN CATALYSE IOT

       In our last post we covered how 5G can open up monetization opportunities for Communication Service Providers (CSPs) and also touched upon how 5G will be a catalyst to the IoT/M2M segments, where sensor technology would take the center stage as an overlay over faster networks. The Internet of Things is the pulse of businesses, Read More

5G for a hyper connected world

5G for a hyper connected world

Even though 5G won’t arrive until at least 2020, the race is on and is set to gain steam. The next big thing in ‘connectedness’ along with IOT, Digital Transformation, 4G, Connected Cars, Smart Homes and Sensor Technology is 5G. In fact, it is a foundational uplift set to enable all the technologies mentioned earlier Read More

Are MVNOs more relevant in matured markets?

Are MVNOs more relevant in matured markets?

                              In a fiercely competitive telecom landscape Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNOs) are budding up pretty quickly, as they make better business sense. MVNOs essentially resell voice and data services of a larger operator. Several reasons why MNO’s allow such MVNOs Read More

Where mobility evolves

Where mobility evolves

                It’s that time of the year! MWC is where history is written and future is made. Global Vendors, Operators, Media, Analyst, from across the Communication ecosystem are present at this mega event. It’s all set to start the latest edition of MWC 2017 from 27th Feb to Read More

Wi-Fi is calling. Are CSPs listening?

Wi-Fi is calling. Are CSPs listening?

Communication service providers are leading the digital transformation but also have to calibrate business strategies as per evolving trends. Voice is alive but the mobile voice revenues are declining in the highly competitive mobile industry. Data revenues are increasing, but they may not be able to offset the loss in voice revenues. While a few Read More

A Journey from ISP to MSO

A Journey from ISP to MSO

There are over 3.42 billion internet users, and it is expected that data consumption will surpass the 1000 Exabyte’s [EB] threshold. The data consumption is increasing at a staggering pace, but surprisingly Internet Service Providers’ ARPU is not. Due to fierce competition from Telcos, MSOs, OTT Players users are spoilt for choice resulting into high Read More

What role O/BSS partner can play in MVNO’s success?

What role O/BSS partner can play in MVNO’s success?

      By 2020 global MVNO market is expected to be worth USD 73 Billion and number of subscribers to exceed 300 million, growing at a CAGR of 10%. What gives them an edge over mobile network operators (MNOs) is their agile infrastructure and their ability to offer niche and innovative products. So what are key steps Read More

Operator need to transform Service Provisioning into Service Enabling

Operator need to transform Service Provisioning into Service Enabling

      With the ever growing adoption of smart mobile devices, the demand for Wi-Fi access to stay connected to the internet regardless of the location (airport, stadium, public events, hotels or travel etc.) is also increasing. Although networks like 3G and 4G are now available at most of the countries, it is interesting to know Wi-Fi Read More

NFV Promises Express Delivery

NFV Promises Express Delivery

Smartphones brought in data tsunami, which the operators are still struggling to get out off and the era of digital immediacy has again disrupted the flow. The customer is now more aware and highly demanding as he has much more to choose from and consume. The customers are changing. They have moved ahead and transformed Read More

Will Telcos seize the Indian MVNO opportunity?

Will Telcos seize the Indian MVNO opportunity?

       The Telecom landscape in India can be characterized by large but an overcrowded operator market with lowest call rates, declining revenues, higher operating and regulatory costs. Moreover, the operators here have witnessed a steep fall in margins and has lowest ARPU in the world, i.e. nearly one-third and one-tenth the average in developing & developed Read More