With much of the focus on broadband access over the last few days, it is easy to forget that there’s little point in operators investing in super-fast next gen pipes if they have not got the right strategy in place to offer the content and services that will benefit both themselves and their customers.
European Communications discusses the latest telecom trends with telco executives, analysts and topic experts viainsightful analysis, Q&As and opinion pieces.
- 16 October 2012
New statistics would appear to show that we were rather too harsh yesterday on Europe’s fibre progression, but the general feeling at Broadband World Forum is more akin to our slightly downbeat – or perhaps realistic – assessment.
- 15 October 2012
On the eve of the 2012 Broadband World Forum event it is worth looking at how far things have progressed over the last 12 months.
- 12 October 2012
By Dr Ekkehard Stadie, Partner and Global Head of Telco/IT practice, Simon-Kucher & Partners
When it comes to monetising innovation, 4G LTE should be considered a pivotal opportunity.
- 11 October 2012
Telenor has joined Telefónica's BlueVia platform as it attempts to derive revenue from a range of new services, but is slightly worried it will fail if others don’t follow suit.
- 09 October 2012
Telefónica has provided a welcome boost to the industry by announcing the creation of a new global business unit aimed at deriving revenue from Big Data.
- 08 October 2012
Gordon Mansfield, executive director of small cell solutions & RAN delivery at AT&T Mobility, was appointed chairman of the Small Cell Forum last month.
Eurocomms.com: What are the main challenges facing operators rolling out small cells in Europe?
- 04 October 2012
By Dr Hamadoun Toure, Secretary-General, ITU
The ticking clock has never been louder: lab tests for HIV-positive infants must be delivered to remote African clinics so that the babies can receive crucial medication.
- 03 October 2012
Last week, Rovio Entertainment launched its latest game, Bad Piggies, in an attempt to shift consumers away from its Angry Birds.