Tag Archives: Spain

UC in Europe; It’s Complicated

UC in Europe is complicated. When I use the acronym UC (Unified Communications) I’m taking a broad definition encompassing vPBX, hosted UC, UCaaS, and all the IVR, contact center, and web widget features that are used. The reason for such a broad definition is because enterprises use UC is so many ways, there’s a laundry […]

Initial Experiences with Unotelly

Continuing our voyage of being an online TV only viewing home, we’re now using Unotelly (thanks Adam).  After spending a week earlier this month in the UK visiting family, we really appreciated the quality of the children’s programming with Cbeebies and CBBC, and the kids wanted to continue watching once back in the US. I’ve used […]

Telcos and the Small Medium Business. Quantifying the Relevance.

Much is made of the Telco’s natural fit in delivering IT Solutions to SMB (Small Medium Business), and hence the much touted Cloud Service Broker opportunity for telcos.  I am a small business, and this assumption doesn’t ring true.  Telcos in my experience struggle with the SMB segment because they are structured to sell pre-packaged […]

Mobile Payments: There’s a big difference between developed and developing markets

With respect to mobile payments the critical differences between developed and developing markets is the presence of a mature banking / payments infrastructure and the 700% greater penetration of credit / debit cards compared to mobile phones. Examining the struggles mobile payments have had in developed markets: Mobipay is a mobile payment mechanism that allows […]