Video is a far too important market for operators to stay invisible in.
Spotify is trying to create a sustainable music business model built on ultra−fast streaming.
Visual communication has long been a part of the standard vision of the future. It is a very basic form of communication, but video as a telecom service has so far failed to deliver. The reasons for this are no longer valid.
Three previously separate market segments – high−end telepresence, video conferencing, and collaboration and unified communications – are rapidly coinciding to form a new visual−communication market.
To understand if consumers are ready for it, we must look at the blurring of borders between different communication services. Video plays a key role in this development.
Case studies show that collaboration tools, in which video plays a crucial part, can radically lower CO2 emissions.
The rollout of LTE provides essential lessons in how telecom technology is marketed to consumers. 4G has become a very important advertising term.
Telecom leadership has been centered on controlled processes, but as a quicker pace of change and greater competition become the norm in the industry, leadership is in great need of change.
As subscriber numbers and traffic levels soar, the question for mobile broadband now becomes how to maintain customer satisfaction, as well as drive new revenue opportunities.
Australia is at the forefront of extending broadband to all its citizens. However, it is the development of next−generation broadband applications that has the potential to transform society.
Mobile money is growing fast in parts of the world where people have a mobile phone but no access to banking services. Now operators can do what banks cannot.
Time−division LTE (TD−LTE) represents China’s bid to take a global leadership role in 4G. However, TD−LTE is not only of interest to the Chinese. Other countries are also in the mix.
There is too little aggressive advocacy from the ICT sector today towards the dirty−energy companies, says Greenpeace.
Lithium will become an even more strategic asset.