Tag Archives: TCO

MWC 2012 Summary: The Trials and Tribulations of Entering Middle Age

This year I brought my wife and 2-year-old son to Barcelona; we arrived on the Thursday before MWC (Mobile World Congress).  Barcelona is great for small children with lots of playgrounds, some with crèches that bring out their toys to play with making it great fun.  The restaurants go the extra mile in making the […]

Unified Communications Questionnaire

Unified communications is not new, its been around for nearly a decade.  My start-up Teltier 10 years ago was promoting services such as missed call summary, instant conferencing and messaging, as well as unified communications (UC).  There’s nothing like being painfully too early to market   Unified communications is the integration of real-time communication services […]

Operators must take their IN Open Source

The analogy I’m drawing here is between an operator’s IN platform and an enterprise’s / web service provider’s application server. The Intelligent Network (IN) enables both fixed and mobile operators to differentiate their proposition by providing value-added services in addition to the standard voice and messaging telecom services such as PSTN, ISDN and GSM services […]