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Summary of WebRTC Paris

WebRTC Paris is a 3 day event, focused on the European WebRTC community. Compared to the US events it shows Europe is as, if not more innovative than North America, has a lot less hype, and is definitely more focused on the practical realities of implementation. An important theme that came out from both Telcos and […]

SDIS: An Uplifting Event, but the Institutions remain Detached from Reality

At the end of this weblog is an update with a review of some of the slides presented. The SDP Global Summit, renamed Service Delivery Innovation Summit (#SDIS), reached its 10th year. The name change was to reflect the broader scope of service innovation beyond the nebulous and to some extent discredited term SDP, so […]

NGSP Review: The “Art of the possible” and the “Mantra of self-defeat”

The Next Generation Service Platforms (NGSP) event brings together 3 events: Telecom APIs, Web Real-Time Communications & Legacy Networks Evolution. Given the fragmentation of events it was nice to see an event bringing all the service platform issues under one roof. It ran in Munich, 10-11th June 2014, just after TADHack, it was an interesting contrast […]

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 […]

Interview with Ivelin Innanov Co-Founder of Telestax

Ivelin and I have known each other for many years; he’s the classic technology entrepreneur with a brain that can hop between deep technology discussions to a business discussion without a moment of hesitation.  He founded Mobicents an Open Source VoIP Platform to help create, deploy, manage applications integrating voice, video and data. He is […]

The Quiet Canadian: The Leader in API Management, Layer 7 Technologies

APIs (Application Programing Interface) in telecoms have a long history, starting in 1998/1999 when Telenor began its Content Provider Access API program and the launch of the Parlay API standards group.  With such early beginnings it would be fair to expect APIs in Telecoms to be as, if not more, pervasive than most other industries.  […]

SDP Global Summit 2012, Rome, 11th-14th September

The SDP (Service Delivery Platform) Global Summit 2012 takes place in Rome from the 11th-14th September. On Tuesday the 11th September is the API focus day.  I recently founded a Telecom APIs group on Linkedin, its generating some interesting discussions such as: Discussion on “Is WAC Dead?” Survey on “The recently specified OMA RCS APIs?” […]