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 […]

The FCC seeks to aggressively stem fraudulent robocalls with STIR and SHAKEN

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If your recent experience is anything like mine, your phone has been pummeled by robocalls. For whatever reason, throughout the past year, I’ve been inundated with calls from across the U.S. regarding health insurance, car insurance, investment scams, mortgage refinance … you name it. On a mobile phone it’s easy to block these callers, but […]

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 […]

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; […]

Solving the Conundrum of Social (Media) as Your Center

The mere fact of social media is that it’s a network of networks connecting people from all walks of man from every corner of the globe.  Social, by definition, is not central nor is it singular.  It lives and breathes as an amorphous, changing set of content, contributors, and connections.  And, yet, for smart businesses, […]