Big Data : Ride the Apache Spark !!

There is so much data out there today that no one can possibly process it all. For example, many companies have the data that can tell them how their customers actually feel, and when and why those customers might switch to a competitor. The problem is that most companies do not know what they don’t […]

Telco 2016 in Review : What was hot !!

This year was more about how we will leverage new technologies and reconfigure our business models : It was about stuff that will turn the Telco world upside down….5G , Digitization , Software Defined Networks ,  IoT , Smart Cars etc … not many Telco CEO’s moaned about OTT players eating their lunch…thank heavens …perhaps […]

Smart City : A Strategist’s Coolio !!

According to Wiki a SMART CITY is an urban development vision to integrate multiple information and communication technology (ICT) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions in a secure fashion to manage a city’s assets – the city’s assets include, but are not limited to, local departments’ information systems, schools, libraries, transportation systems, hospitals, power plants, […]

LPWA + IOT = $$$

As recently as early 2013, the term ‘LPWA’ did not even exist. The fact that the LPWA space has since then become one of the fastest developing aspects of the Internet of Things (IoT) market is testimony to the incredible potential for LPWA technologies.Analysts forecasts LPWA technologies will generate $970 million globally in connectivity revenue […]

RCS-e : the Empire strikes back !!

Think about this : The combined market capitalization of the top OTT players, including Google, Facebook, and Apple (counting only Apple Music’s contribution to its value), as well as companies such as WhatsApp, Netflix, and Skype, is currently around seven times their total 2014 revenues, whereas for the telecom industry, that multiple is less than […]

MVNO’s Reloaded :Don’t be Dumb be Digital !!

Over the past 15 years, MVNOs have helped stimulate competition in the mobile market, launching innovative tariffs and services and attracting niche consumer segments at a lower cost than mobile network operators (MNOs). But the landscape has changed; the innovative offers that once made the MVNOs successful are no longer profitable. Moreover MVNO profit margins […]

What makes 5G a killer technology !!

By 2017, it is expected that LTE will account for about one in eight of the more than eight billion total mobile connections forecast by that point, up from 176 million LTE connections at the end of 2013.GSMA research also reveals that nearly 500 LTE networks are forecast to be in service across 128 countries, […]