Prepare For Blockchain’s Impact On The Telecommunications Sector

Forrester IT

big data blockchain digital transformation telecommunications servicesBlockchain offers telcos opportunities for new business, improved compliance, and efficient operations.

MWC19: Where Telecommunications and Cloud Meet

Cloud Musings

With its highly-rated conference program and assemblage of telecommunications visionaries, it seemed like the perfect venue for getting details about how the cloud is driving changes across the mobile and wireless landscape.

Telecommunications firm turns to ERP to shed new light on international processes

IT Toolbox

More than a year after it paid a whopping $795 million settlement to resolve bribery allegations, telecommunications firm Veon Ltd. has decided to adopt a unified enterprise resource planning system in a bid to improve transparency. Finance chief Andrew Davies said Veon, which renamed itself from VimpelCom Ltd. in February, said the ERP system is one element of a much broader company-wide

The Realities of Rural 5G Deployment in the US

Forrester IT

Early last week, Ajit Pai, the Chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced his approval of the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. This will result in a third mega-carrier in the US mobile wireless market, which is a good move for consumers like you and me.

Digitalization In Industry — Observations From Hannover Messe 2019

Forrester IT

APIs & API management chief information officer (CIO) customer experience development & operations (DevOps) digital business Innovation open data telecommunications services

A Guide To 5G Strategy

Forrester IT

age of the customer broadband & remote access media network management networking telecommunications services promotedThe hype around 5G is growing.

The Future Of Telecoms: Strategies To Transform Telcos Into Digital Services Providers

Forrester IT

business models chief information officer (CIO) cloud brokers collaboration communications infrastructure network management software-defined networking (SDN) telecommunications services carriers

Make Omnichannel A Cornerstone Of Your Digital Transformation – The Telco Angle

Forrester IT

telecommunications. CIO Customer Experience Digital Transformation Telco carriers cultural transformation customer lifecycle multichannel omnichannel telecommunications

US Tech Market Poised For A Strong 2018, But With Doubts About 2019

Forrester IT

business technology (BT) chief information officer (CIO) technology telecommunications servicesAt the midpoint in 2018, the US tech market is on track to grow by 6.7% in 2018, the fastest growth since 2012.

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Huawei Global Analyst Summit 2018

Forrester IT

cloud computing IoT software platforms network management networking platform-as-a-service (PaaS) telecommunications servicesHuawei hosted its annual Analyst Summit in Shenzhen, China, recently. As in 2016, Huawei reported strong financial growth in 2017.

Mobile World Congress 2018 Felt More Telco-Centric Again

Forrester IT

Europe internet of things (IoT) machine-to-machine (M2M) mobile moments telecommunications services UncategorizedNow that the dust has settled from Mobile World Congress 2018, it is possible to get a better feel which mobility themes will set the tone for the coming year of mobility.

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Impressions From Alibaba’s Computing Conference

Forrester IT

Alibaba has become one of the world’s most fascinating and cutting-edge technology businesses — and is key to understanding where the digital era is heading.

Connected Cars, Telematics and Connectivity-as-a-Service ?: What’s the Future?

Datacponomy

Featured Internet of Things Tech Trends Technology & IT Transportation & Logistics Connected Cars Elon Musk GPS internet of things Self-Driving Cars telecommunication telematicsVehicle-to-Cloud – yes, it is a thing! And it is making automotive insurance providers and telecoms thrive together to support telematics “Self-driving cars are the natural extension of active safety and obviously something we should do,” this is a popular quote by Elon Musk.

CORD for Telcos Now a Linux Project with Google’s Backing

Data Center Knowledge

The biggest consumer of computing power by volume may very well be the telecommunications industry. Data Center Design Networking architecture CORD Guru Parulkar Kubernetes open source telecommunicationsIn recent years, the world’s major telcos have been desperately urging engineers and developers to build a real cloud that works for them — one that can be staged, provisioned, and orchestrated like.

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5G@MWC19 — Reflections On Mobile World Congress 2019

Forrester IT

augmented reality digital customer experience digital intelligence edge computing mobile architecture network management networking telecommunications services virtual network infrastructure (VNI) virtual realityMobile World Congress (MWC) 2019 took place in Barcelona.

How CIOs Can Avoid Being Fired

The Accidental Successful CIO

It can also include taking care of the company’s telecommunications network. Career business units computing facilities data centers delegated fired IT resources management telecommunications networkIn order to hold on to their jobs, CIOs need to know how to not get fired.

Look to over-the-top services to secure mobile, says specialist

Computer Weekly

Mobile network operators should look to 3G and 4G while enterprises should consider OTT services to provide the best security, says telecommunications industry veteran and pioneer Charles Brookson

Telcos must prioritize Innovations that extend beyond networking

Forrester IT

Since the birth of cloud computing in early 2000, telecommunications companies have seen business growth thanks to these IT transformational partners.

Intel’s James Named Vice Chair of U.S. President’s Telco Security Committee

Data Center Knowledge

Industry committee advises president on telecommunications security Read More. Government Intel Security

Videotron Acquires Quebec Colocation Data Center

Data Center Knowledge

Canadian telecommunications companies continue to expand data center business lines through acquisition Read More. colocation Deals

Toshiba telecoms exit creates opportunities for VoIP firms

IT Toolbox

Toshiba has announced that it will wind down its telecommunication systems division business, effective immediately. Many telecommunicationsWhile the company says it is committing to support warranty and maintenance obligations, its customers are being encouraged to move to third party support. Searching for a replacement for a Toshiba phone system has become a big topic in the VoIP industry.

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Equinix, AT&T, Verizon Join Facebook’s Open Source Data Center Project

Data Center Knowledge

Open Compute Project launches telco project that will focus on telecommunications tech Read More. Blades Networking Open Compute

Telco FairPoint Expands Data Center Business in New Hampshire

Data Center Knowledge

The Telecommunications provider has a budding data center services business, opening its second New England data center Read More. colocation

Cisco Sales Forecast Points to Slower Technology Spending

Data Center Knowledge

Most of the caution in Cisco’s forecast comes from weak orders from telecommunications service providers for switches. Read More. Cisco Companies Networking Technology

[Guide] 2018 Cable, Satellite and Telecom Industries Outlook

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Business Optimization cable communications customer experience digital transformation Management Consulting Satellite strategy Telecom telecommunications WirelessUsing the insights we’ve gleaned from conversations with clients, perspectives from industry executives, and statistics from market research reports, we have prepared a guide that describes the current state of the communications sector. Use it as a barometer to measure the impact of your own activities and initiatives.

Who Moved The Communications Services Sector?

Forrester IT

As new technologies mature, the distinction between technology, media and telecommunications industries blur. […]. Success in the communications services sector is indeed a capricious piece of cheese. In it, every new technology advancement brings new business models, new security and sociopolitical debates, brand new industries of disruptors, and even new job roles for man and machine.

Telecom-Only = Disrupted

Forrester IT

My theme at PTC’19 this week was that telecommunications and colocation companies who maintain a focus on their traditional value propositions will be fully disrupted by 2025.

Social Media and Public Employees - Part 2 - CIO Musings

CIO Musings

The International Telecommunication Union (2010) reports that 71% of the population in developed countries are online. The Cellular Telecommunications and Internet Association (2011) reported that there are 95 million digital handsets (aka “smartphones”) with wireless broadband access in the United States and that 98% of the United States population is covered by wireless broadband. CIO Musings - Life as a Public Sector CIO.

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T-Mobile MONEY’s Checking Account: Game Changer?

Forrester IT

This is not the first time we’ve seen a telecommunications firm enter the banking space – it’s already been happening for years in Europe and Asia, with large telcos such as Orange and KDDI.

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Freedom Mobile data breach impacts thousands of customers

CTOvision

Freedom Mobile, a major Canadian telecommunications provider, has revealed a data breach which may have exposed sensitive information belonging to thousands of customers. On Tuesday, cybersecurity researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar from vpnMentor said they were able to access a database belonging to Canada’s fourth-largest telco, which was “totally unprotected and unencrypted.” ” The database contained […]. Cyber Security News

Who will benefit the most from 5G

David Linthicum

The telecommunications companies that sell 5G? The growth of 5G cellular technology has gotten a lot of people excited, including those who are looking for 5G to provide a larger market for cloud computing, and most important, to simplify both connectivity and security. The question is: Who will have the most to gain? Enterprises that consume 5G? The cloud computing providers?

BT broadband users hit by UK-wide outage

Computer Weekly

Telecommunications giant incurs the wrath of BT broadband users after thousands struggle to get online, following power outage at third-party datacentre provider

Transformation Initiatives Are Critical in Telecom and Cable

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Business Optimization cable communications customer experience digital digital transformation innovation Management Consulting Mobile Product Satellite strategy t-mobile Telecom telecommunications Transformation WirelessWhile innovation thrives and the “regulatory environment seems favorable to consolidation,” according to John Legeras, CEO of T-Mobile, obstacles persist.

Digitalization Will Help Telecom, Cable, and Satellite Win Big

Perficient - Digital Transformation

As it stands, the outlook for broadcast, cable, and telecommunications providers looks very bright. Management Consulting advertising AT&T Business Optimization cable Charter Communications communications customer experience digital digital ads digital transformation marketing Mobile Satellite strategy Telecom telecommunications verizon WirelessIn a Q3 2017 earnings call, John J.

IT firms, telcos among dozens hacked in new info-stealing malware attack

CTOvision

A cyber espionage group is deploying a new type of trojan malware against telecommunications, information technology, and government organisations. Dubbed Seedworm, the group has been operating since at least 2017, and although it predominantly looks to infiltrate organisations in the Middle East, organisations based in Europe and North America have also been targets. The hacking operation — […].