Tag Archives: interconnect

Voice Peering Forum (VPF) Summary

The VPF has become a must-attend conference for anyone focused on service innovation in telecoms, with over 200 attendees this year, its certainly bucking the trend we’re seeing in conferences closing.  This conference brings together a diverse mix of the telecom value chain: the IP Exchange and data center providers (Terremark, Telx, CRGWest); innovative applications […]

Understanding Where to Focus: Its all About the Operator’s Financials in Setting the Priorities

Reviewing the financial reports of many mobile operators shows a similar story in how their costs breakdown.  There’s roughly an 80:20 split between operational (80%) and capital (20%) expenditure.  Capital expenditures cover the amortized investment in the licenses and building the network infrastructure.  The bulk of a mobile operator’s costs are operational expenditures, hence the […]