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IoT

Buzz Words to Listen for at TM Forum Live

As consumers, it’s easy to take for granted just how powerful a mobile phone service is, and how consistently “it just works” when you need it to. But as anyone in the telecom industry knows, there is a world of complexity behind the scenes that makes it all possible –...

B2B2X, IoT and CX: Cutting through Alphabet Soup to See What’s Next in 2017

As 2017 is kicking off, I’m reflecting on what a big year it will be for communication service providers. The competition to introduce new digital services and improve the customer experience has never been more intense. Balancing the need to transform business models for the customers of tomorrow with still...

The Internet of Things: is the Game Worth the Candle?

"Perhaps the Play is not worth the Candle" (Works, by Sir William Temple, circa 1690) Or to put it another way – will the cost of the game exceed any winnings that you could possibly walk away with? Is it even worth sitting down to play? As games go, the...

The Sky’s the Limit to Support IoT Growth from the Cloud

The number of connected things – the Internet of Things (IoT) – grows each day. Many IoT things are low-tech and unlikely to stimulate a business model revolution (tracking personal belongings through a Tile device, or remotely turning off your home lighting), and many others are downright silly (does anyone...

Sketching the Industrial Landscape at Mobile World Congress

As ever, there was plenty of industry activity and opinion at Mobile World Congress – 5G? so soon? – but the trends that promise to have an immediate impact on the BSS were focused on the emerging Internet of Things (IoT) which seemed this year to be moving beyond speculation...