Tag Archives: Canonical

What’s going to happen at MWC 2017?

I’ve not attended MWC (Mobile World Congress) for quite a few years, and I’ll not be at MWC 2017. I reviewed back in 2015 some of the reasons in this weblog, MWC is Broken. For this year, you’ll likely see most of the usual faces, but for many of the vendors there will be fewer demos […]

MWC is broken

Its that time of year again, the annual pilgrimage to avoid being robbed in Barcelona, and compare 4 or 5 vendors’ radio access networks (RAN) at MWC (Mobile World Congress). Beyond the RAN and its deployment, which the industry does very well, the rest of the stuff at MWC is poorly thought through marketing drivel […]

TADSummit Wrap-up

TADSummit was held from 12-13th November at in Istanbul, Turkey. Attendance exceeded our estimates, with close to 200 innovators coming together over the two days focused on building the Telecom Application Development Ecosystem from the grass roots. Compared to the first TADSummit in 2013, we doubled the attendance; and implemented the feedback provided with a […]

TADS Vision

The TADSummit website is live, you can see we have an unprecedented line-up of sponsors and partners supporting TADS including: Sponsors: APEX Communications, Apidaze, Ericsson, hSenid Mobile, Huawei, Nexmo, OpenCloud, Oracle, Shango, Solaiemes, Telestax, Tropo, Ubuntu / Canonical, and Voxbone Partners: Metaswitch, Truphone, Tyntec and many more helping get the word out on what we’re trying […]

Are Telecom APIs Dead?

Where are the Telecom API millionaires? We all know about the Apple App Store and Google Play millionaires. Flappy Bird being a recent in a long long line of developer successes. But in Telecom APIs, where are the AT&T Developer Program Millionaires? The question is fair, though its comparing apples and oranges. The successes in […]

MWC 2014: The Art of Misdirection

It was the first time in 15 years I did not make the annual pilgrimage to MWC (Mobile World Congress).  Some of the reasons being: The BS and detachment from market reality of the GSMA which impacts MWC; The ridiculously large event which means I’m spending more time racing between meetings than in meetings; The […]

TADS 2013 Photo Review + Quick Update

Below are photo reviews from TADS 2013.  I hope they give you a flavor of what happened at TADS, and for the 100+ attendees a nice reminder of what happened only 2 months ago.  My TADS review is here. All the presentation slides are available for the Telco Summit and Developer Summit, and the videos […]

TADS Summary: Building the Telecom Application Developer Ecosystem

The Telecom Application Developer Summit took place from 21-22 Nov 2013 in Bangkok, the slides are now available here, the videos and photos will be available soon.  TADS is much more than just 2 days in Bangkok.  Our objective with TADS is to help build the telecom application developer ecosystem from the grassroots, to expand […]