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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Deloitte Mobile Consumer Survey Confirms Changing Trends in Telecom

What is the best way to characterize how consumers think about and use their smartphones and services those devices enable? A few words come to mind, such as ‘indespensible’ and ‘ubiquitous.’ In the U.S. edition of its 2016 Global Mobile Consumer Survey, Deloitte explores this idea, examining the power of mobile—as a lifestyle hub rather than merely consisting of communication devices—and how it is creating new markets in many fields including payment methods, virtual reality, and the Internet of Things (IoT).

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Trending: 3 Examples of Cable MSOs Killing it in 2017

So far, 2017 is gearing up for a lot of U.S. cable MSOs. Here are three examples from the past week's news. 

Friday, January 27, 2017

Why U.S. Cable MSOs Want to Break Into the Enterprise Market

U.S. cable MSOs are investing significant resources toward the goal of becoming major players in the enterprise business services marketwith good reason. In a new white paper (sponsored by Accedian), Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader at Light Reading, explores what's so attractive about the enterprise market.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

SMB Success Encourages U.S. Cable MSOs to Target Enterprise Market

Encouraged by their success serving the small and medium-sized business market with connectivity services, cable operators are now setting their sites on a bigger prize: enterprisesnotes Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader at Light Reading, in a new white paper (sponsored by Accedian).

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Deloitte: MVNO Business Model an Opportunity for Telcos and Startups

As the digital communications market continues to evolve, forces large and small are giving rise to new business models or, in some cases, breathing new life into models from the past. One of these, explore by Deloitte in a recent “Flashpoint” article, is the mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) business model.

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Trending: 3 Signs That Early 5G Will Be Here Soon

What is 5G and when will it "arrive"? Those are unanswerable questions, at least for now. But, there are signs that early 5Gwhatever it turns out to bewill make its presence known sooner than later. As proof-in-point, here are three examples from telecom news articles in the past week or so that paint a picture of 5G's imminent emergence.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Trending: 3 Signs of IoT's Influence on Telecom Strategy for 2017

2017 is just getting underway, but already there is plenty of evidence that this year will be an important one for the relationship between the Internet of Things and telecom operator strategies.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Predicting the Unpredictable: 5G in 2017

The thing about 5G is, it doesn’t exist yet. But, that isn’t stopping operators and vendors from making educated guesses about what it will mean for their future business models, and focusing their investments with the next generation of mobile telecom in mind.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

5 Ways Mobile Operators Can Overcome 5G Backhaul Challenges

When it comes to 5G’s effect on the mobile backhaul network, it’s best to think in terms of revolution, not evolution. This reality is creating both significant challenges and opportunities for network operators. Here are five ways to overcome those challenges and find success in the next generation of mobile service delivery.