Ecosystem strategy is essential for CSPs ‘losing ground’ in B2B 5G, says report

Telcos are losing ground in early enterprise 5G projects, and they need to act quickly to recover positions of influence as the world emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic. So says BearingPoint//Beyond, which is working in collaboration with Omdia (previously Ovum).

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Streamlining the SIM lifecycle

We know that demand for mobile services is growing. This opens up an expanding range of opportunities for mobile operators to exploit.

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Calix launches mesh-enabled smart home system to boost CSP sales

Calix, Inc. has launched the Calix GigaSpire powered by EXOS, the Experience Operating System. Subscribers are spending more than $2 billion (€1.75 billion) each year with consumer electronics retailers in a quest to improve their Wi-Fi and smart home connectivity.

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How is AI transforming wireless networking for CSPs?

Everyone seems to have a story to tell in Artificial Intelligence (AI) these days. But is it really having an impact on wireless networks? Here, Jeremy Cowan of IoT Now talks to two execs about recent developments; Keith Cahoon, UK Business Development director of Mist, and Kevin Fenn, global head of networks at ThoughtWorks. IoT Now: AI

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Dojo by BullGuard and BGN Technologies partner to create advanced IoT security tech

Dojo by BullGuard, a provider in IoT security, and BGN Technologies, the technology transfer company of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) announced a partnership to

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Sigma advances its product portfolio for the next generation of digital services

Sigma Systems, the  provider of catalogue-driven software, announced their latest product innovations in support of communications service providers looking to quickly adopt new business models for the next generation of digital services, while combining them with their core services.

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Mobile World in Flux as sweeping change takes hold

DigitalRoute, the independent provider of Enterprise Data Integration and Management Solutions globally, believes that the mobile industry has reached a pivotal point, with sweeping changes highlighted at the annual Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona this month.

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Open standards are key to increasing value from IoT value chain

Communication Service Providers (CSPs) must adopt an open standards approach if they are to make the most of the revenue opportunities presented by Internet of Things (IoT) applications that use Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) networks. A common IoT service layer will result in increased cost-effectiveness, improved scalability and greater confidence that today’s IoT deployments will

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In 2017, you can’t spell Mobile World Congress without ‘IoE’

The end of February brings the annual technology pilgrimage to Barcelona for Mobile World Congress, where telecommunications, media and content providers come together to highlight the latest and greatest technology and services.

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u-blox launches the ZOE-M8G, an ultra-compact GNSS receiver module

u-blox, a global provider of wireless and positioning modules and chips, has launched the ZOE-M8G, an ultra-compact GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) receiver module, especially designed for markets where small size, minimal weight and high location precision are essential.

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Communications Service Providers in IoT in 2017: where unicorns fear to tread

Matt Hatton, Founder & CEO, Machina Research Every year Machina Research puts together a set of predictions for what we expect to see in the new year in the Internet of Things. This year is no different. These predictions span everything in the ecosystem including enterprise end users, consumer products, regulation and device trends. One

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There’s a battle in the enterprise for ownership of ‘chaotic’ IoT, says Gartner

At the recent M2M Summit 2016 in Dusseldorf, Germany, Gartner‘s Research VP, Eric F. Goodness was blunt about the challenges facing the Internet of Things (IoT). These, he said, included a battle for IoT ‘ownership’, a bottleneck of problems facing anyone trying to prove the value of their IoT initiative, and a market characterised by

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Getting ready for IoT monitoring

IoT devices, networks and services need extensive monitoring. Hundreds of thousands of devices are being added daily to the IoT ecosystem, connected to each other and the cloud through Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, cellular and fixed networks.

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At MWC 2016 we observed maturation of IoT partnerships in various sectors

IoT was highly visible at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016, with IoT devices or services – from connected cows to connected toothbrushes – appearing on nearly every stand. While there was no unifying theme, we believe a number of developments point to the continued maturation of IoT.

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Monetising IoT demands a smart revenue management strategy

Transforming itself into a major value-added player that is a key part of the IoT value chain is not necessarily straightforward for a CSP, but it is expected to be a key part of many CSPs’ vision.

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Managing the machines: How operators can get ahead in M2M

The deployment of Machine to Machine (M2M) initiatives is generating new revenue opportunities for operators and communication service providers (CSPs). Pravin Mirchandani, CMO, OneAccess Networks, explained how innovative traffic management services, delivered via customer premises-based equipment, or CPE, can help them capitalise on these opportunities.

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