Tagged: OTT

The Mythical Carrier-Startup Deal: Real or not?

Author: Derek Kerton, Managing Partner, Kerton Group  @derekkerton It used to be that changes in the services of telecom carriers needed to be followed closely by developers and entrepreneurs…with a check in about once-a-decade! Telecoms earned a reputation as the classic dinosaurs – slow to change, and resistant to any...

Five Must-Have Technology Partnerships for Carriers

Author: Derek Kerton, Managing Partner, Kerton Group @derekkerton You could hardly be blamed for seeing telecom network operators as dinosaurs. Historically, they avoided innovation as costly and risky. They moved slowly, so slowly that, like dinosaurs, they may have lost the foot race against the glaciers. But if you’re still...

Debrief: 100+ Execs Contribute to Big Data Analytics Discussion

Author: Telecom Council of Silicon Valley On July 23, 2014 over 100 telecom executives convened for a ½ day deep dive on analytics (meeting photos here and attendee list here).  It’s no secret that trends towards cloud computing, parallel processing, virtualization, flash memory, and cheap storage have aligned

In the Spotlight: A new future for SMS

Author: Jeff Bak, Vice President of Mobility Solutions at Tata Communications SMS has existed for more than 20 years yet is still one of the most immediate and personal forms of communication. This versatile technology is finding a new role as a way for enterprises, application providers and OTT players...