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  • APOSTOLOS KALLIS

    Digital Transformation - Hype vs Reality

    3,239 views - Posted December 9, 2021 by APOSTOLOS KALLIS Chief Commercial Officer - Etiya

    Digital transformation has been a buzzword in the telecommunication industry for at least 15 years. The transition from the Communication Service Provider to the Digital Service Provider has been on the agenda of every telco for at least a decade with various projects that have spun off where Chief ...

  • Joao Pinto

    5G technology sow the seeds for flourishing smart cities

    7,920 views - Posted June 21, 2021 by Joao Pinto Head of Strategy - BAI Communications

    Being connected has become one of our greatest dependencies over the past year as we anticipate and start to rebuild our lives in a post-COVID world. As a result, 5G has come to be viewed by more and more private and public enterprises as the key enabler for recovery and growth across all industries...

  • Tony Sceales

    Falling trees, newts and leaky feeders

    9,204 views - Posted May 27, 2021 by Tony Sceales Head of Programme Development - 5G Programme - Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport - UK Government

    Realising 5G networks in over 30 varied and exciting testbeds and trials regularly throws up a wide range of unexpected challenges.  This week was no exception.     At the Eden Project our partners reported that a tree which had been planned to host one of the 5G radios had blo...

  • Keith Willetts

    Joining the digital dots

    11,171 views - Posted May 11, 2021 by Keith Willetts Founder - TM Forum

    Most organisations have challenges in aligning key goals across their departments - the ones that do it best are usually led by visionary founders like Jobs or Musk who’ve grown the organization from scratch. On the other hand, Governments, with ever-changing politicians, and sprawling empires...

  • Rick Kapani

    Time for Telcos to Reset

    18,540 views - Posted February 3, 2021 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

    18,252 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

    14,298 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

    14,887 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

    21,330 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

    18,048 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?

    18,314 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!

    16,897 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

    27,183 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

    25,712 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

    25,468 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 ...