Jul 2018 - RealWire
The Facebook data scandal has not only eroded consumer trust in social media platforms, but also in digital services companies such as Netflix, Spotify and Skype. More than 50 percent of consumers are now less likely to share personal data with digital services companies, with 66 percent of consumers stating that they would prefer to pay for services if it meant more control. This is putting ‘freemium’ business models at risk, and opening new opportunities for alternative digital players including mobile operators.
Jun 2018 - Ad Week
Telecom experts are going so far as to herald the arrival of 5G as the advent of the fourth industrial revolution. There are an ever-expanding number of high-tech devices out there trying to connect to the internet every day, many of which require extensive bandwidth, and companies across the board will leverage 5G capabilities to better reach consumers.
Jun 2018 - Business Wire
Comcast Business today announced the launch of X1 for Hospitality, a program that brings the unique features and personalization of the award-winning, video platform to hotel guests. Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center, located in the heart of Center City, Philadelphia, will include X1 in each of its 219 guest rooms when it opens this winter.
May 2018 - LinkedIn Learning
Ad fraud is at its all time high; both in rate and in dollars.
May 2018 - Inquisitr
With cord cutting and cord switching becoming rampant among North American consumers, cable companies and telcos will have to find a new path forward.
May 2018 - Marketing91
With more than 470 Million customers across the globe in mobile telephony, more than 13 million customers in fixed broadband and 10 million customers in cable TV; Vodafone is connecting people worldwide and making communications across different mediums convenient & secure.
May 2018 - Rueters
Vodacom Group posted a 6.3 percent rise in full-year revenue on Monday as South Africa’s biggest mobile phone operator by market value added more customers in its domestic market.
May 2018 - Telecomasia
Japan’s KDDI has teamed up with venture capital firm Global Brian to establish a new fund to support startups which can boost the operator's capabilities in 5G and other technologies.
May 2018 - IT News
Telstra now has “hundreds of thousands” of devices on its mobile network that use IPv6 addresses to access internet content.
May 2018 - The Economic Times
The new telecom policy will focus on taking broadband to all, creating a level playing field and facilitating investments, telecom secretary Aruna Sundararajan said, adding that spectrum should not considered a revenue generator but more as an enabler of digitalisation.
May 2018 - Paywizard
US audiences may be moving away from traditional cable, satellite and IPTV packages but the trend is being tempered by the emergence of ‘pay-TV polygamists’ – households taking more than one subscription as they add over-the-top (OTT) TV services – research from subscription, billing and customer relationship management (CRM) specialist Paywizard shows.
May 2018 - ITP
In the smartphone driven world of today, telecoms need to develop new business strategies and solutions that answer customer demand and support tech innovation. Analytics economy is one of the key enablers.
May 2018 - Harvard Business Review
Many marketers fail to build consumer relationships when utilizing technological marketing tools. This article describes how "communicators and marketers can now adopt a personalized approach to their work, ideally one based on behavioral science."
May 2018 - McKinsey & Company
This article offers insight on data-collection technology that can help marketers meet their goals and better connect with consumers.
May 2018 - Light Reading
The world is beginning to feel the effects of the explosive development of the Internet of Things (IoT).
May 2018 - Rail Engineer
For the rail industry, how to replace the ageing GSM-R radio networks is an ever-present challenge. Thoughts over the past ten years have progressed from 3G to 4G LTE but increasingly nowadays to the prospect of the soon to emerge 5G technology.
May 2018 - The Economic Times
More than half of the mobile handsets user in urban India are planning to change their mobile device in next six months and almost 65% of these consumers are millennials, according to a study by ET RICS (Research, Insights & Consumer Survey).
May 2018 - Emarsys
"It’s no secret that technology is changing the nature of relationships between brands and consumers. There are more channels than ever before. Competitors litter the landscape. There are more solutions within MarTech, AdTech, CRM, and analytics than ever before."
May 2018 - Simcoe
Bell Canada will invest tens of millions of dollars to bring an all-fibre broadband network to Orillia