Tag Archives: Genband

Understanding TADHack

TADHack has been running for less than two years, and in that time we’ve had over 200 amazing hacks created at the events, tens of which have gone or are in the process of going commercial. At the end of this weblog we list them out so you can see all the impressive concepts created […]

TADSummit 2015, 17-18 November Lisbon

TADS is a grass roots initiative that is only 2 years old. However, TADHack is now the largest telecom focused hackathon in the world, and doubled in size from last year with 1400 registrations, see the 2015 TADHack global event summary. And TADSummit has become the place to meet the leaders focused on making business success in new services […]

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 […]

Genband Perspectives13 Event: An Answer to “IMS. What Choice do You Have?”

Genband ran Perspectives13 over the 29 April – 2 May, customers from over 80 countries came together to see how Genband are bringing  their communications platforms and services together.  Genband has both built and bought a portfolio of communications-centric products across telco and enterprise, see M&A history at the end of this weblog: from the […]

IMS. What Choice Do You Have? IMS World Forum 2013 Summary.

In the effective duopoly of IMS core supply between Ericsson and Huawei, it’s fair to ask, “IMS.  What choice do you have?”  Talk to many people in Telecoms not directly working on IMS and they’ll simply right it off as dead.  For a dead technology, the conference was very much alive, the busiest I’ve ever […]

Policy Control and Data Pricing Conference: Pre-Conference Workshop Review, 15th-17th April 2013, Berlin

I’ve been having fun over the past couple of weeks putting the pre-conference workshop together for the Policy Control and Data Pricing Conference, entitled “Policy Control and Charging Workshop: An Independent and Quantified Review.”  Its been an interesting extercise to review what was predicted through 2012 and what actually happened. Global mobile data traffic grew […]

Quick Wrap-Up Presentation from IMS World Forum 2011

The purpose of the slides shown below is to provide a flavor of the issues discussed at IMS World Forum with a commentary on what they mean and where IMS is going.  It can only capture my perspective given the streams I attended, but I hope provides more insight into what was covered in the […]

IMS World Fourm and IMS Status Report

In April I’ll be running a pre-conference workshop at the IMS World Forum on “Market Status and Case Studies,” its aimed at both non-technical and technical managers responsible for, or whose platform / service will need to inter-operate with, IMS.  The workshop’s objectives are: Provide a deep-dive quantified analysis of the IMS market status, enabling […]

IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) Status Report: Emerging from the Trough of Disillusionment?

I recently completed a report for Mind Commerce entitled: “IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) Status Report: Emerging from the Trough of Disillusionment?”  This report provides a valuable independent IMS status report that can help all in the industry have a clear view on its current status and the likely paths operators will take in the evolution […]

Service Delivery Platform (SDP) Asia. Day One

This article provides a brief summary on Day One of Informa’s SDP Asia conference in Singapore on the 26th November.  A preview of the conference was given in this article.  With 70 registered attendees and about 55 attendees in the room on Day One, APAC is bucking the trend in conference attendance by showing solid […]