Monthly Archives: July 2013

Carriers in M2M: Opportunities and Challenges (part eight)

Earlier parts of this series elaborated challenges faced by telecom operators in M2M arena as well as strategies adopted by these companies to overcome the hurdles. A key factor in M2M value chain is customer-side interaction with collected data. Application … Continue reading

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Carriers in M2M: Opportunities and Challenges (part seven)

Traditionally, the role of a telecom service provider has been to provide mere connectivity. Earlier it was limited to voice-based connectivity which later expanded to data. With the advent of M2M, telecom operators are incorporating different means to offer added … Continue reading

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Telecom Network API Opportunities Abound – Revenue to reach $157B by 2018

Network APIs are arguably one of the most highly publicized sources of revenue in addition to the traditional voice, SMS and mobile data operator offering by wireless carriers. The mobile communications industry is no different from other technology-centric industries in … Continue reading

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Carriers in M2M: Opportunities and Challenges (part six)

This eight-part series describes different strategies employed by various operators across the globe. Each part extensively discusses one strategy, its implications and companies involved. M2M technology is still evolving and hence the technology expertise and customer awareness, mainly at retail … Continue reading

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Mobile Social TV, Interaction and Commerce

Tablets, smartphones and other second-screen devices, combined with customized content, interactive applications and loyalty programs, is now fueling the behavior of social TV consumers. The second screen user-base is rising rapidly and predicted to reach one billion by 2017. Research … Continue reading

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Video User Experience in LTE World

An anecdotal Case Study: Wal-Mart has realized this new way of advertising by creating new mobile applications that can be used inside their stores. One of the benefits of the video advertising is that it’s like the old fashion TV … Continue reading

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Carriers in M2M: Opportunities and Challenges (part five)

Successful proliferation of M2M applications depends upon a number of factors including technology development, technology standardization, platform capabilities and seamless integration with system. These are technical factors, but these need to be synchronised with the sales force. Competition is intense … Continue reading

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