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  • Rick Kapani

    Time for Telcos to Reset

    6,370 views - Posted February 3 by Rick Kapani Founder and CEO - Apptium

    With a holistic view of where they can add value, operators will be better placed to innovate   In most telcos, being a CIO can be a frustrating experience. That’s because almost three quarters of the resources at their disposal generally need to be devoted to simply running the day-to-...

  • Helen Duncan

    The effect of 5G delay on re-balancing the UK economy

    9,396 views - Posted December 15, 2020 by Helen Duncan Director - MWE Media Ltd

    There’s little doubt that the UK economy will need all the help it can find to recover after COVID-19. There has been plenty of discussion about the new business and societal opportunities that 5G can create or enhance, like Smart Cities, connected cars, fully-automated factories, virtual heal...

  • Andrew Conway

    5G Realised: How connectivity is the key to Smart Transport

    7,138 views - Posted September 29, 2020 by Andrew Conway Director of Engineering - BAI Communications

    I recently had the pleasure of presenting at the 5G Realised conference on 5G innovation in smart transport. Other speakers across the two-day event included the Minister for Digital Infrastructure, Matt Warman MP, and Chief Digital Officer at the Mayor of London’s office, Theo Blackwell MBE.&...

  • Rick Kapani

    Getting Much Closer to Customers

    7,715 views - Posted August 27, 2020 by Rick Kapani Founder and CEO - Apptium

    Using specialist software to provide a richer and more intimate customer experience   There is an app for that. It may be a cliché, but it’s true. In fact, there is a smartphone app for almost anything and everything. There are now more 2.5 million apps available for Android a...

  • Rick Kapani

    Supercharging Software Deployments

    10,106 views - Posted August 10, 2020 by Rick Kapani Founder and CEO - Apptium

    How to slash the time it takes to set up a disruptive business   Start-ups are supposed to move quickly. But sometimes they can’t get out the blocks. One big obstacle they face is deploying the right software, particularly, when they are trying to be a disruptor.  For a new play...

  • Dean Bubley

    Industrial 5G networks will mostly be discrete and isolated

    10,732 views - Posted July 8, 2020 by Dean Bubley Founder & Director - Disruptive Analysis

    A key argument cited for telcos having a central role in industrial / vertical #5G networks is "service continuity". Devices and users can connect both on-premise and in the wide area, because both are enabled by the same operator. An MNO can thus best provide on-premise connectivity as an extension...

  • Derek Long

    Advanced Communications – Why do we need 5G?

    10,959 views - Posted June 17, 2020 by Derek Long Head of Telecoms and Mobile, Wireless and Digital Services - Cambridge Consultants

    On Thursday 28th May Juliet Media hosted a well attended virtual panel on the subject of Advanced Communications. The panel included Tony Sceales of the Department of Culture Media and Sport (DCMS), Dritan Khaleshi of Digital Catapult, Jiri Laznicki IoT CTO of Orange and was chaired by Derek Long of...

  • Tony Sceales

    UK's enthusiasm for 5G is going strong!

    9,702 views - Posted May 15, 2020 by Tony Sceales Head of Programme Development - 5G Programme - Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport - UK Government

    The GSMA recently released an article titled ‘5G: A Backbone for Europe’s Economic Recovery’, which points to the role the mobile industry, and the innovation 5G is playing in continuing to drive new thinking in technology, business and critical services across the 750 mo...

  • Rick Kapani

    The New Digital Marketplace

    19,926 views - Posted October 2, 2019 by Rick Kapani Founder and CEO - Apptium

    The New Digital marketplace reflects the truth of “Evolve or die”. Customers expect more and smart systems are the way to deliver. E-commerce was your grandfather's front-end.  I know that sounds like a bold statement but the world has moved on because E-commerce today doesn't...

  • Rick Kapani

    Putting Customer Experience at the heart of operating models

    22,037 views - Posted July 22, 2019 by Rick Kapani Founder and CEO - Apptium

    Customer service is a people thing. It’s about how consumers, the people who buy things interact with the people at companies. Making that relationship work means those who are customer facing need the right tools to provide the highest quality of customer service.   The Apptium philoso...

  • Mounir Ladki

    5G and what it means for service assurance

    22,512 views - Posted May 31, 2019 by Mounir Ladki President and CTO - MYCOM OSI

    5G; first there was a vision, then there was hype, then there were promises. Finally, it’s here (or at the very least coming soon to a network near you). Even in the UK, a market that was in danger of lagging behind on its 4G launches, we’re seeing EE switch on its 5G services in six UK ...

  • Payam Taaghol

    Kill the RFP? Yes please!

    22,821 views - Posted May 22, 2019 by Payam Taaghol CEO - MYCOM-OSI

    Agile procurement can save billions and accelerate innovation! We have contributed to the most recent TM Forum research report “Time to Kill the RFP?”, looking at how the telecoms industry approaches procurement and how the process can be improved to save time, money and effort for all ...

  • Payam Taaghol

    How to monetise the 5G experience

    20,371 views - Posted May 13, 2019 by Payam Taaghol CEO - MYCOM-OSI

    As 5G rollouts begin in earnest, significant questions remain as to how the business model will stack-up for next generation networks. It’s actually a little shocking that despite investing billions in spectrum and billions more in network buildout, this is still even a question.  We kno...

  • Mounir Ladki

    Telco Cloud – The 4 immutable laws

    20,491 views - Posted May 9, 2019 by Mounir Ladki President and CTO - MYCOM OSI

    A strategic digital transformation and migration of infrastructure to the cloud can cut a CSP’s IT costs by up to 31 percent. This isn’t a number I’ve made up. This is the judgement of 3 UK’s director of IT transformation, speaking at their media and analyst event last w...

  • Faisal  Ishaq

    Digitalization – What We Thought is What We Now Know

    23,688 views - Posted April 24, 2019 by Faisal Ishaq Director of Global Channels and Partners - Sigma Systems

    There’s been a lot of buzz about Ericsson’s recent announcement regarding the write-down of their next generation BSS Revenue Manager solution. Lots of analysis, lots of reasoning, but I haven’t seen anything that actually looks at the logic behind what happened. Let’s s...