Capacity Voice

06 Jan 2015

Satellite can be the answer to the reliable capacity conundrum

For developing economies, the internet is a springboard to connect their entrepreneurs, scientists and industry to the global economy and peers around the world.

17 Dec 2014

Connectivity: Understanding the power of fibre

Whether the requirement is internet connectivity for cloud-based applications or links to a private WAN, most organisations now recognise the importance of a carrier-neutral data centre. However, while the list of possible connections available may look compelling – some data centres boast hundreds of carriers – it is important to look beyond the top-line promises.

09 Dec 2014

It’s not just your customers that are hungry for bandwidth

Only last month Google revealed that sharks had been caught on camera attacking its undersea cables.

02 Dec 2014

Driving efficiency in the telecoms industry

The telecommunications industry has evolved with such gusto in the past few years that some businesses operating in the sector have buckled under the pressure and pace of demand.

25 Nov 2014

Unleash the power of the cloud: Maximising salesforce mobility

Wholesale telecoms providers with small to medium-sized business (SMB) customers have a big opportunity to grow their sales exponentially utilising today’s mobile cloud solutions. Specifically, these smaller businesses, characterised by field teams who rely on door-to-door selling tactics, are now seeking cutting-edge ways to utilise their mobile devices to establish meaningful connections with customers and better influence purchasing decisions.

21 Nov 2014

Digitisation: It’s now or never

Imagine 60 miles of shelving, full of obsolete videotape. Your mission: digitise it, index it, store it and distribute it. How hard can it be?

18 Nov 2014

5G: Mission impossible without small cells

The volume of monthly mobile data traffic is set to exceed 15 exabytes globally by 2018, thanks to a surge in high-bandwidth content such as video calling and music streaming. The growth in bandwidth demand can also be attributed to other types of connected “things” that will require their share of networks too.

11 Nov 2014

Successful disruptors = profitable customers

Stateside, we are told that our economy, with sluggish growth and unemployment hovering near 7%, may be the “new normal”. Underpinning this unnerving trend is a population with increasing numbers of workers whose outdated skillsets don’t match the digital economy.

28 Oct 2014

Should you provide customers with free Wifi?

The internet has changed significantly over the last few years. It is now an essential part of our society and vital for many of our day-to-day tasks. In fact, it seems that most of us cannot live without it.

21 Oct 2014

IP transit... more than just another "data day" activity for carriers

Although international voice traffic continues to grow, wholesale margins are declining fast in an intensely competitive sector. Colt’s announcement back in May that it was withdrawing 85% of its carrier voice contracts is a perfect example of this trend. With this at the forefront of mind for all carriers, maximising revenues from core telecoms services – voice, SMS and data – is a priority.