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  • Posted by Ali Durmus, Tue at 12:48 PM - 95 views
    “The worldwide wearable device market recorded its eighth consecutive quarter of steady growth in the first quarter of 2015. Wearable Device Tracker vendors shipped a total of 11.4 million wearables in 1Q15, a 200.0% increase from the 3.8 million wearables shipped in 1Q14.” IDC Worldwide...
  • I am going to say it again: business transformation within telecoms as we understand it does not work, has not worked so far and will not work unless we fundamentally change what we want to do.   I have already discussed some of the issues that telcos really need to think about in my previo...
  • The recent heat being applied to BT from some of its competitors to divest its infrastructure business, Openreach, gets to the heart of some of the biggest questions in the telecom sector. BT, the UK’s largest fixed / broadband and growing content provider wants to acquire the UK’s large...
  • Posted by Ali Durmus, May 27 - 2,705 views
    “Two hundred forty-three million Americans crowd together in the 3 percent of the country that is urban. Thirty-six million people live in and around Tokyo, the most productive metropolitan area in the world. Twelve million people reside in central Mumbai, and Shanghai is almost as large... Fi...
  • Tuesday saw the kick-off of the second annual Internet of Things World in San Francisco and what a great start it was! The event was buzzing with people from the moment I entered the exhibition at 8:30 a.m. to attend the keynotes until I left at after 6 p.m. The atmosphere was electric, an...
  • Not long ago I heralded the announcement of the partnership between Apple and IBM by predicting that “with IBM’s help, Apple becomes a legitimate business play, and IBM gets to tie up ‘the last mile’ in its enterprise strategy.”   Whilst highlighting that Apple n...