Capacity Voice

25 Feb 2014

Why Europe is set to benefit from the emerging Asian telecoms market

The rapid growth of technology enterprises in Asia, such as Samsung and Lenovo, coupled with consumers’ insatiable hunger for data, is putting huge pressure on domestic operators’ networks in the region. Because Asian operators do not have the proximity to content to satisfy this demand on home turf, they are looking further afield to alleviate this pressure and have Europe firmly in their sights.

18 Feb 2014

2014 – the year of innovation frameworks

The business models adopted by many of today’s operators are under threat. Consumers demand more data and services at faster speeds, but they are unwilling to pay increased premiums for better services. Competition increases every day throughout the communications services sector and in all geographies around the world.

04 Feb 2014

2014: A year for enterprise?

As carriers continue to explore fresh growth opportunities outside of their traditional core competenices, there is increased potential for direct and indirect sales channels to clash.

28 Jan 2014

The future of roaming in an LTE world

As operators gear up to delivering LTE roaming in Europe – and with it, the promise of ubiquitous IP access for everyone, everywhere – it presents new opportunities and challenges for our individual businesses and for the industry at large.

21 Jan 2014

Fraud – signs of recovery?

The global economy may be improving, the focus of criminals on making easy money from the world's telecoms companies is showing no signs of abating.

09 Jan 2014

Great Expectations: CSP predictions for 2014

With innovations in SDN, NFV and enterprise satellite broadband all gaining traction, together with a renewed CSP focus on enhancing customer experience, 2014 is already shaping up to be an exciting year of change. Here are my top five predictions for the year ahead.

30 Dec 2013

2014 Carrier Forecasts - The Good, the Bad & The Ugly

Like all years in our tech-centric industry, 2014 presents both opportunities and challenges for carriers. Here’s a quick run-down on the Good, the Bad and the Ugly…

17 Dec 2013

The APIs we live by

Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) lay out how software components can work together. They’re becoming so important that some companies are now generating more revenue from APIs than from their own sites or “core” revenue sources and API strategies have become central components in business development and competitive positioning for firms digital and brick-and-mortar.

04 Dec 2013

Defying convention: why cloud service providers need to rethink their approach to visibility on the network

Cloud service providers, by definition, like to centralise everything. So, installing intelligent equipment at the very edge of the network goes against almost every ideological instinct they possess. But as the market for enterprise cloud services evolves and demand for bespoke cloud solutions increases, this instinct breaks down.

26 Nov 2013

Ramping up 4G globally

With global revenues from 4G likely to reach £60 billion by 2014, how can mobile operators be sure keep competitive while making 4G pay? And what does this mean for operators and network capacity?