Firstly, thanks to the over 150 survey responses to the Telco Business Model Evolution Questionnaire. Responses came from all around the world with a even split between Americas, EMEA, and APAC; from mobile, converged and cable operators; their suppliers, application developers and a few web-based service providers. The responses to the multi-choice questions are available […]
In a previous weblog article, “Unmuddling APIs, Developer Communities, Developers, Third Parties, App Stores, App Warehouses, and Widgets…..” I discussed the confusion around the terms and set out some of the categories of third parties that could use operators’ APIs: Enterprises (e.g. where an enterprise’s IT developer may want to use presence for their corporate […]
For a bit of fun I’ve put together a questionnaire around telco business model evolution. With questions on advertising models, app stores, API exposure, operator as a trusted agent, sharing of networks, quad play, etc. If you have the time I’d be grateful if you’d complete, and I’ll share the results in this weblog article.
I’ve had several people talking to me about how the mobile internet is the next wealth creation cycle, a new category of equal importance to the creation of the internet. When I respond with, ‘There is no such thing as the mobile internet, only mobile access to the internet. Calling it the mobile internet is […]