Technology, Media & Entertainment, Telecommunications

News, trends and technology insights for the fields of Technology, media & entertainment, and telecommunications.

La batalla por la atención digital

La sobrecarga de información y la capacidad de atención son enemigos feroces. Si bien la información aumenta sin límites, la capacidad de atención tiene limitaciones temporales que no se pueden cambiar. La primera crece exponencialmente, sin absolutamente ninguna posibilidad de desaceleración, mientras que el otro se reduce cada vez más. No hace falta decir que […]

The driverless car will require 5G

There’s a great deal of effort underway on the part of companies in the telecom, auto and technology industries to start mainstreaming connected, self-driving cars by the early-to-mid 2020s. ABI Research forecasts there will be more than 11 million shared vehicles operating by 2030, serving an average of 64 users per shared driverless vehicle. Early […]

How ‘cloudification’ of telecom networks can help CSPs grow

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Large carrier service providers (CSPs) have thrived for many years selling connectivity, voice and data, but that model has become too limited to keep them growing and profitable. Over the next decade, the CSPs that successfully transform will become digital service providers (DSPs), offering consumers and businesses a broad mix of services that generate new […]

Rapidly changing telecom dynamics

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Telcos are in the midst of the most exciting phase of an era wherein the customer reigns supreme and technology, in turn, is being utilized to deliver the finest customer experience possible. OTT media players are capturing the market at an exponential rate. In response, telcos need to reinvent themselves to stay relevant in the […]

The battle for digital attention span

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Information overload and attention span are the fiercest of natural enemies. While information growth has no boundaries, attention span has temporal limitations that can’t be adjusted. One grows exponentially with absolutely no possibility of slowing down while the other is coming in shorter and shorter supply. Needless to say this creates tremendous challenges for digital […]

Los empleos IT que más atraen a los Millennials

No se puede competir en la economía digital sin los trabajadores Millenials, que ahora representan el 35% de la fuerza de trabajo, según los datos de Pew Research, más que la Generación X (33%) y los Baby Boomers (25%). Los Millennials son esenciales para las empresas, y no sólo porque sean muchos: 56 millones de […]

Time to scale network virtualization

The telecommunications industry is a mature sector that is being revitalized and challenged by its customers and new competition. Subscribers seeking digital life styles and enterprise customers seeking to be agile digital businesses all depend on the communication networks more than ever before. Carriers have a tremendous opportunity to service these highly desirable customer segments; […]

Digitally fit in 2018: Build on your skills

Keeping your skills up to date is a key part of being digitally fit. There is no definitive list of training that should be undertaken to become “digital;” it depends upon your role requirements. However, there are some topic areas that should be considered as a base set of skills to expand on. These topic […]

How to leverage IoT at sports stadiums and other entertainment facilities

The Internet of Things (IoT), if holistically deployed, offers sports stadiums many great new opportunities to make money, work more efficiently, control traffic and crowds, and give fans a more memorable experience where they can use smartphones to make purchases and view replays. New systems that harness artificial intelligence and video analytics, IoT sensors and […]

The neuroscience of social media

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In case you hadn’t heard, Kylie Jenner recently caused a $1.3 billion run on Snapchat valuation simply by tweeting that she may not be as prolific on the platform in the future. I’m clearly not in a demographic that would much care about her absence, but the investment gurus that track the social media demographics […]