Carriers warned that they are courting complacency on long-term strategies of OTTs
The wholesale carriers are being complacent about the speed of innovation needed to catch up with the OTTs warned a panel at Capacity Middle East
At a panel discussion which took place at Capacity Middle East carriers were warned that they were tempting fate with their almost complacent attitude to the possible long-term strategies of the major OTT players.
Speaking at the event Amr A. Eid, CEO, Gulf Bridge International said: “We
Eid suggested that the speed a Facebook or an (Amazon Web Services) can spin up an app, get it into an app store and have it used by millions with a few days or weeks is just beyond the capabilities of most of the carrier industry. He said: “There is a chasm opening up between what we should be covering and doing but we are not doing it.”