Commoditization is a serious threat to the telecommunications industry. Most CSPs offer similar services at rates designed to win what has become a price war. As a result, many face decreasing margins and difficulty sustaining differentiation based on prices or products alone. On top of commoditization, CSPs also face competition from OTT providers and an increasingly knowledgeable and demanding customer base. With access to growing amounts of data from an ever-increasing number of sources and devices, today’s empowered, savvy consumers know what they want and expect to get it.
In its "Restoring Connections" paper based on research of telecommunications firms, IBM ‘s top ranked Institute for Business Value identified actions CSPs can take to reset customer experience and build brand loyalty through innovative, compelling, personalized services based on deep customer insight. Join us as we discuss how to leverage network and subscriber data to create unique customer profiles, personalize engagement, and improve marketing offers.
Published By: iDirect
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
The global demand for voice and data services delivered over cellular networks continues to grow as new markets open and existing ones increase capacity. The networking infrastructure to support subscriber growth and new services have experienced aggressive expansion as the worldwide economy evolves.
Published By: Infosys
Published Date: May 21, 2018
A major telecoms client was struggling with time to market. Keen to launch a new youth brand, it had a number of innovative value-added digital services it wanted to offer; but it was taking a long time to implement them. Launching a new brand meant a 12-15 month cycle, which was unacceptable.
The reason was that, whenever anyone wanted to launch a new product or feature, they had to work on both the back-end and the front-end and then integrate it with the front end applications to make it work. This was so time-consuming and difficult that we were appointed to introduce a micro services layer in between, which would shorten development timescales.
This study was conducted with independent global research firm Wakefield Research between November 24 through December 14th, 2015. The data was based on an online study of 20 content questions, plus screeners and demographics of 2704 respondents, in 8 markets: US, China, Australia, Japan, India, UK, Germany, and France. All respondents were restricted to the following industries: service provider organizations, healthcare, retail, and financial services. In this case, the definition of service provider includes companies offering web content services, cable, internet service providers, or telecom.
Juniper Networks challenges the status quo with products, solutions and services that transform the economics of networking. Our team co-innovates with customers and partners to deliver automated, scalable and secure networks with agility, performance and value.
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OpenLab provides an environment and set of resources where customers representing telecommunications, education, government, financial services, and virtually every other vertical market can explore new technologies, all in the spirit of network transformation. By examining SDN/network automation solutions such Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), software-defined WAN (SD-WAN), and others, OpenLab offers a platform for developing and delivering new network-integrated functionality that serves the greater need.
While overall costs for telecommunications services have been going down, the consumption of these services by corporations is on the rise. This white paper explores how corporations can manage the consumption of telecom services by implementing polices designed to impact behavior that can lead to lower costs.
The explosion of data and consumer mobility trends put more pressure than ever on the back office systems across telecommunications companies, defense, transportation, healthcare, financial services and more. Using selected customer scenarios this webcast describes how VisiBroker, the market leading CORBA ORB, is the most cost effective, high performance solution to bring together tens of thousands of end points across distributed applications.
Published By: mindSHIFT
Published Date: Nov 29, 2007
mindSHIFT has extended its service capabilities to include software-as-a-service as well as managed IT services, and is a "compelling solution" for small and medium-sized organizations seeking a strategic source to meet their IT and business needs.
Customer service has an opportunity to be a much more strategic weapon for businesses that understand its power. To do this means moving away from what has traditionally been viewed as a back-end operation and cost center to what is now being viewed as a brand-focused profit center. The primary driver of this sea change is engaged and empowered consumers, who want to get the answers to their questions anytime, anywhere, on any device they choose.
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Sep 04, 2012
This brief examines telepresence in every stage of the human justice process, demonstrating how this technology can not only make services more efficient and affordable, but also more accessible - and therefore more just.
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Sep 04, 2012
As new visual communication applications are created to harness the power of next-generation broadband, a new model for government is emerging - one that will bring interpersonal interaction into cyberspace.
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Dec 18, 2014
In the next few years we shall see explosive growth in the use of video conferencing as a fundamental tool for businesses to enhance communication and collaboration between employees, partners and customers. The technology has developed considerably from early adopters to its current form of mass market roll-out. It’s anticipated that nearly half of information workers will have some type of personal video solution in 2016, up from just 15% today. With video conferencing becoming a core component of IT infrastructure that enables communication and collaboration, businesses will be looking to providers of telephony, business applications and network infrastructure services to include this capability as part of their offering. This report will examine the basic components of the technology, considerations for deploying video conferencing solutions, and will introduce the Polycom® RealPresence® Platform to readers
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Oct 01, 2008
The internet has grown rapidly from a random collection of mainly academic networks and military control and routing protocols into a global, integrated and sophisticated commercial utility. No longer simply an 'Information Superhighway', it has extended to embrace voice telephony, video and mobile communications as part of a converged network. Connection options and services have expanded, with opportunities for internet service providers (ISPs) to add value beyond simply forwarding bit and bytes.
Red Hat CTO for global service providers, Ian Hood, and TelecomTV talk about multi edge compute capacity and the fundamental need to have a common platform to deliver future services. ‘If you are not feeling some pain, you are not driving fast enough’, says Red Hat CTO, Global Service Provider, Ian Hood. The race to 5G is definitely on, and the use cases are clear. You can talk about multi edge compute capacity and other technical issues, but the fundamental thing is to have a common platform to deliver future services. We need to get to the point where IoT Everywhere, virtualized video and all the applications that come from new 5G services are delivered seamlessly. Even blockchain has a clear future within the telco environment where the world of eSIMs, secure roaming charges and identity management can alls be based on blockchain technology.
Telecommunications (Telecom) and mobility executives responsible for sourcing the next generation of products and services for their business face big challenges in 2014. Learn what insights and action plans top executives are taking to prepare their organization for change by downloading the Forrester Research Whitepaper.
GHD, a global company employing over 8500 people across 10 countries providing engineering, architecture, environment, and construction services to public and private sector clients, anticipates a cost savings of USD 1 million per year after implementing Riverbed’s SteelConnect across their organization.
Understand how GHD:
• Reduced their networking overhaul from 3 months to just 4 weeks
• Enabled zero-touch network deployments to 50+ branch offices
• Seamlessly integrated SteelConnect into existing Riverbed WAN and application optimization solutions
• Reduced global telecommunications costs by 75%
• Provided access to their entire business services offering to all connected end users
• Shifted costs from expensive MPLS connections
Published By: Taridium
Published Date: Aug 23, 2007
The Taridium managed VoIP offering (TMV) is a complete PBX replacement solution for small to medium enterprises. Taridium Managed VoIP combines the reliability of an on-premise open standards VoIP telephony system with the convenience of a simple monthly fee for equipment, services and support.
Published By: Teradata
Published Date: May 02, 2017
even West Media (SWM) is Australia’s leading multiple platform media company with a market-leading presence in broadcast television, magazine and newspaper publishing, and online.
To support its unprecedented broadcast of the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games, SWM integrated the world’s first production implementation of the Teradata Database running on Amazon Web Services (AWS) into its existing data ecosystem. This enabled the delivery of critical insights during the event and helped directly drive audience engagement with SWM’s digital products, resulting in the creation of a powerful audience asset that that now informs their broadcasting, marketing, and advertising plans. Find out how with in this case study.
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