Operators must invest in home wi-fi as 70% of consumers suffer problems

Posted on: May 16th, 2018 by Axel Bührmann No Comments
Operators must invest in home wi-fi as 70% of consumers suffer problems

There are clear customer benefits from having more advanced Wi-Fi solutions in the home, and this leads to increasing net promoter scores (NPS) and maintains the operators’ position in the home, which is essential for future revenue growth

Podcasts will be a $1 billion market by 2020

Posted on: May 16th, 2018 by Axel Bührmann No Comments
Podcasts will be a $1 billion market by 2020

There’s every reason to expect the rapid growth of the podcast market in recent years will continue as consumers continue to switch to on-demand content, attracting the interest both advertisers and tech companies such as Apple and Spotify.

One billion digital TV homes creates a linear TV bonanza in MEA and APAC

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One billion digital TV homes creates a linear TV bonanza in MEA and APAC

There is a recurring theme within the residents across these parts of the world: being connected to screens, a demand of quality of connection, and the appetite for content

One in five large enterprises report significant transformative network deployments

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One in five large enterprises report significant transformative network deployments

The challenge for service providers is to stay in front of these fast-growing market opportunities

By 2023, next-gen will account for 83% of global broadband access equipment revenues.

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By 2023, next-gen will account for 83% of global broadband access equipment revenues.

The single-access network is on the horizon as service providers seek technologies that will consolidate residential, business, MBH (mobile backhaul) and MFH (mobile fronthaul) traffic

Mobile is the key growth channel for paid OTT video partnerships

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Mobile is the key growth channel for paid OTT video partnerships

Marketing alliances are a good starting point for players to work together, but partnerships must keep evolving to generate revenue and customer loyalty for both parties

By 2022 business use of SMS will generate more revenues for telcos than person-to-person SMS

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By 2022 business use of SMS will generate more revenues for telcos than person-to-person SMS

Unfortunately for most telcos, P2P SMS has become essentially value-less, since they have had to bundle unlimited SMS into mobile tariffs to remain relevant to their customers, an increasing number of whom use chat apps such as WhatsApp, WeChat and Facebook Messenger.

Pressure Is On Marketers to Think Big, Execute Smart and Deliver Growth

Posted on: May 16th, 2018 by Axel Bührmann No Comments
Pressure Is On Marketers to Think Big, Execute Smart and Deliver Growth

Marketing success requires the ability to look into the future and anticipate where things are heading

90 Percent of Organizations Will Lack a Postmodern Application Integration Strategy

Posted on: May 10th, 2018 by Axel Bührmann No Comments
90 Percent of Organizations Will Lack a Postmodern Application Integration Strategy

Postmodern ERP represents a fundamental shift away from a single vendor megasuite toward a more loosely coupled and federated ERP environment. This new environment promises more business agility, but only if the increased complexity is recognized and addressed.

Sustainable Business Growth in Midsize Organisations Will Be Built on an Ecosystem Platform

Posted on: May 8th, 2018 by Axel Bührmann No Comments
Sustainable Business Growth in Midsize Organisations Will Be Built on an Ecosystem Platform

As part of an overarching digital business technology platform, MSEs should build an ecosystem platform to strengthen their competitiveness and enable sustainable business growth