IMS research claims that there will be more than 326 million cellular M2M connections globally by 2016, up from about 107 million today. For that to happen though, M2M has to play well with all that’s happening in the cloud. As a result, telcos have to figure out how to make on-demand connection management work across networks, clouds, and the public Internet.
Mobile operators are famous for coming up with new and interesting business models and schemes to try to siphon customers away from the competition. T-Mobile’s ‘Uncarrier’ initiative is a great example, as is Sprint’s seemingly […]
By now, you may have heard that Oracle announced it will acquire Acme Packet for about $2 billion. Is this another tile in this mosaic we are seeing where NEMs and OSS/BSS players are aligning […]
Mobile World Congress is over for another year. Reports are mixed about how many ‘new’ announcements were made but several pundits were not too impressed. I did not go myself, preferring to watch the reports […]