The rise of the semi-connected consumer

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The nearly ubiquitous Wi-Fi availability increase in the western world has had a huge impact on the success of OTT service providers, many of whom have been instrumental in shaping the digital needs and expectations of customers.  Wi-Fi calling and messaging services have now become a feasible alternative to the lengthy and often expensive data-heavy contracts that are available from traditional mobile operators. This has given rise to the ‘semi connected consumer’ -...

By Timo Ahomäki, 18 May 2015, 0 comments. Categories: 5G, Connectivity, Consumers, WiFi.

Why getting the basics right will drive growth for CSPs

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With 1.35 billion smartphones expected to sell globally this year driven by consumer demand for better and faster devices, great pressure mounts on communications service providers (CSPs) to innovate to keep up.  With many new technologies and handsets announced at this year’s Mobile World Congress, the supporting infrastructure to enable this connected world and support the constant increase in mobile data consumption becomes ever more important.

As demand in the telecoms...

By Timo Ahomäki, 12 March 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Billing, Infrastructure, Mobile, Operators.