Building a world-class IoT solution as a Service:
Telecom Argentina’s strategy to create new revenue streams with IoT
The global transition to a digital economy and lifestyle is unstoppable. By today, there is no doubt that the Internet of Things (IoT) will be the major catalyst of this transformation, leaving no industry untouched. The Latin American region is positioned to take its share from the IoT pie by reaching significant breakthroughs in the number and importance of IoT devices.
Telecom Argentina and Nokia are partnering to drive IoT business outcomes in the country and across Latin America while accelerating the operator’s global ambitions. Leveraging Nokia’s managed service approach, Telecom Argentina can capture new business opportunities with fast time to market. Enabled by Nokia WING and IMPACT IoT solutions, Telecom Argentina is taking the position of a technology innovator and supporting enterprises on their digital journey by offering value-added IoT solutions to various industry verticals.
- Learn more about the strategy of Telecom Argentina in the IoT space
- Get to know Nokia’s IoT solutions in the connectivity and device management layers
- Gain insights about how telecom operators can grow new revenues and move up the IoT value chain
- Understand the benefits of ‘as a Service’ business models that can fast track new IoT services
- How Telecom Argentina will continue broadening their IoT ecosystem
Head of IoT
Mr Fernando Freytes has been an IT engineer for more than 25 years and has had experience on both national and international telecommunication industry. He has been working for Telecom Argentina since 2015 in Internet of Things in charge of developing new business in the Marketing Department.
Global Head of Nokia WING
Ankur Bhan is the creator and Global Head of Nokia’s Worldwide IoT network grid (WING) business line which provides a one stop managed service for all IoT needs of operators and enterprise customers.
In this role, Ankur oversees all aspects of WING business including strategy, portfolio, engineering, business development and worldwide service delivery.
Prior to this, he was heading the Strategy, Partnerships and Portfolio Management team for Managed Services globally, where he was responsible for overall MS product performance and the introduction of new innovations to the market.
Previously, Ankur has 15+ years of management consulting experience where he led numerous strategy, business transformation and performance improvement projects for major telecom operators across the globe. Ankur holds a degree in Electronics & Communication Engineering from National Institute of Technology in India and MBA from London Business School. He is currently based in Dubai.
Product Head of IMPACT Device Management
Rodrigo Brito is Head of Product Management, Device Management at Nokia. While being responsible for the overall Device Management business, including the IoT/M2M, Home and Mobile segments, he is also responsible to define the vision of the cybersecurity portfolio. Rodrigo has a strong background in the Telecommunications and Security industries, having held several senior leadership positions in Product Management and R&D. He has learned and shared IoT & cybersecurity strategies and experiences with multiple CSPs around the Globe. Rodrigo graduated in Electronics and Telecommunications engineering, holds several Telecom and cybersecurity certifications and enjoys spending time with his wife and son, playing with new technology or learning about airplanes.
Managing editor, IoT Now magazine
George is a freelance technology journalist. He has covered the telecoms market since 1999 and contributes to Global Telecoms Business, The Mobile Network, VanillaPlus and Wireless magazines in addition to producing content on behalf of operators, vendors and creative agencies.