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Internet of Things is Blowing up Everything?

September 26, 2016
Internet of Things is Blowing up Everything?

“Let’s Redefine the Internet of Things: IoT Means Internet of Profits!” That’s the catchy name for the debate panel chaired by Tam Dell’Oro, Founder and President of the Dell’Oro Group. Her panel was Milind Pansare of Aerohive; Tom Ramar of H3 Dynamics; and Will Wise of the IoT Institute. Tradition service-provider and carrier businesses are […]

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Unicorn Vs The Giants

September 26, 2016
Unicorn Vs The Giants

Unicorns are software companies worth >$1bn. Grant Halloran, Chief Marketing Officer, Anaplan says his company competes against SAP, Oracle and Microsoft. “We are a cloud-based software company providing enterprise-level planning and forecasting. We help customers predict events, simulate decisions in response, then act. We can connect all that on a single platform and make it […]

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Gross Revenue of Indian Telecom Operators to Reach $46-49 Billion by 2020

September 17, 2016
Gross Revenue of Indian Telecom Operators to Reach $46-49 Billion by 2020

With increasing contribution from data, the overall revenue of Indian telecom operators is expected to reach $46-49 billion by 2020, Swedish equipment maker Ericsson said. “The industry’s overall gross revenues are expected to increase from $28 billion in 2013 to $46-49 billion in 2020,” Ericsson said in its white paper, ‘India 2020: Bringing the Networked […]

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Telecom operators to invest Rs 20,000 crore to counter call drop menace

July 31, 2016
Telecom operators to invest Rs 20,000 crore to counter call drop menace

Telecom operators have installed 48,000 towers in the last 45 days, out of 60,000 towers they promised to install in 100 days at a meeting held in June. Telecom operators on Monday assured the government that they would install 1 lakh new towers in the next 12 months, entailing an investment of Rs 20,000 crore, […]

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GIV Mobile and Tweakker Boost Charity Incomes

December 1, 2015
GIV Mobile and Tweakker Boost Charity Incomes

Spirent Communications’ device intelligence business unit Tweakker announced today that it has won a customer care contract from American mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) GIV Mobile. The contract enables the MVNO to embed Tweakker’s smartphone Device Guides on its website which seamlessly connect to Tweakker’s cloud. As a result, care agents can now solve any […]

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Industry pledges $75 bn on Digital India launch: Ravi Shankar Prasad

July 19, 2015
Industry pledges $75 bn on Digital India launch: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Investment commitment of USD 75 billion or Rs 4,72,500 crore was received from industry at the launch of Digital India week, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here today.

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Follow the money: Who’s investing in what?

June 8, 2015
Follow the money: Who’s investing in what?

Operators I see as the service providers, the OTTs and the enterprises, OTTs being the datacentre, especially the web-scale datacentre operators. And you’ll see these are fairly commonly known examples of the hot SDN use cases. But personally where I see the telcos investing are in the public and private clouds, where they want to […]

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India’s Surging Phone Stocks Show $18 Billion Was Well Spent

May 24, 2015
India’s Surging Phone Stocks Show $18 Billion Was Well Spent

India’s mobile-phone companies are paying a record 1.1 trillion rupees ($18 billion) to keep their networks running. It’s money well spent, if the stock market is any guide. The MSCI India Telecom Services Index has rallied 14 percent from this year’s low on March 9, the only gain among 10 industries, after losing 67 percent […]

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Cloud Service Innovation: Who’s Investing in What? By Jeremiah Caron

May 4, 2015
Cloud Service Innovation: Who’s Investing in What? By Jeremiah Caron

Cloud market as defined as perhaps as broadly as you could define it, maybe not, is already a $100b market. Wow, that’s phenomenal. $100b, that’s tremendous. We do a number of studies of enterprises, as a lot of companies do. I don’t really see enterprises putting up their hands saying, “Yeah, we’re going to spend […]

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