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Broadband World Forum Summary Day 2: The Yawning Gap between Operations and Suppliers Continues

The vendor keynotes on Day 2 of the Broadband World Forum were again rather dry and focused on why operators should buy more complex networks.  A common vendor claim was that a 10% increase in broadband connectivity results in some % increase in GDP (Gross Domestic Product).  I have a sneaking feeling that there is […]

Virtualization Technology and Telcos (and another survey request)

Cloud Services are already a significant market (estimated at $23B this year), and growing rapidly to $43B by 2012.  We’ve seen several operators launch cloud computing services, e.g. AT&T, BT, Deutsche Telekom (Zimory exchange), KPN, NTT, Orange, Verizon (CaaS (Computing as a Service) where HP was its main technology partner), and Vodafone. There is a […]

Examining an operator / carrier’s role in Video Content Delivery

I’ve reviewed the impact video is having on networks in articles such as : The Mobile Broadband Explosion: Mobile Broadband finally reaches the Tipping Point The Internet’s gone Video: What does that mean to operators? Mobile Broadband and DSL Broadband: How do the customers’ experiences compare? Human Behaviour and Mobile Broadband Pricing One of the […]