Tag Archives: connected car

The Rainbow of Programmable Telecoms

Its been a busy summer across preparations for¬†TADHack Global, TADSummit and the day job of helping people around the world build new businesses and services in programmable telecoms. Plus here in the US with the long summer holidays a succession of camps and baby sitters to keep the kids occupied and not watching TV or […]

The need for an industry reset on services

Its 2015, in case you didn’t notice ūüėČ ¬†IMS is still not pervasive, tier 2 telcos continue to buy NEW soft-switches in preference to IMS as its too expensive / complex, and RCS is nowhere as discussed in this weblog¬†–¬†a big thank you to all the contributors in the comments. ¬†VoLTE is making slow, painful […]

CES Summary: A Cambrian Explosion of Devices

Home by 9PM on Saturday from the family vacation and back on a plane at 9AM Sunday for the flight to Las Vegas.¬† On the napkin on the United flight to CES (Consumer Electronics Show) it said “Taking high tech to new altitudes”¬† which was in stark contrast to the United plane (or product as […]

End of 2012 Entry: An Eventful and Noisy Year

In this end of year article I’ll review 2012 and look at a few of the things coming up in 2013.¬† 2012 has been an eventful year, we tend to miss how eventful as we’re busy working and raising our families (a life-long commitment!).¬† The year opened with some operators finally admitting revenues are in […]

IT Trends: The One that is Often Overlooked

In reviewing the seething mass of marketing BS in the ICT (Information and Communication Technology) industry I see 5 main trend categories: Internet of things: ehealth, connected car, smart networks, sensor networks, mobile / portable devices, home storage, home networks and devices; Internet of services: analytics (aka big data, including predictive analysis), cloud computing / […]

Victor Meldrew (Grumpy Old Man) Moments

I try not to prejudge, to write-off, as we all suck at predicting the future.¬† But I sometimes just need to rant, here are a few. Connected Car. Why when everyone in the car already has a smartphone / tablet that’s up to the minute and customized to their needs.¬† Not 3-6 year old technology […]

Where next for operators’ service innovation?

I’ve been a long time proponent on the importance of APIs (Application Program Interfaces) to operators’ evolving business models, in fact, of APIs for any web based business model as discussed in this API Management Whitepaper. However, time is moving on and operators continue to struggle with implementing the basics given their business model (charge […]