At an EMEA Service Provider VIP Summit in Istanbul, Steve Kelly, general manager of BT Global Telecom Markets (GTM) Asia Pacific, North America, Middle East and Africa, gave an interview for CxO Perspectives on NetEvents.tv. He talked about facing up to the challenges in our industry in emerging markets like MEA and Asia Pacific. The recently rediscovered video dates from 2010 and Steve’s job title has changed since then but operators still face the same challenges. [Read more…]
Cable operators often have little control over the customer premises equipment (CPE) that their customers install to access the broadband cable network. This is by design, as many operators minimize the “truck roll” costs of provisioning new customers by having them do their own installations.
In fact, the cable industry defined the Data Over Cable Service Interface Specifications (DOCSIS®) standard to automate the service provisioning process, among other things. [Read more…]
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The recent Carriers World Asia conference in Hong Kong included a panel session “Providing international services for emerging mobile operators through carrier partnerships”, moderated by Elaine Chow – Senior Consultant, Ovum, Hong Kong. David Chan, head GTM Asia Pacific, joined the discussion with representatives of several regional carriers. Afterwards, Global Telecom News talked to David about some of the topics from the session. [Read more…]
Today every industry participant is engaged in some stage of transitioning services to IP, with each company’s IP investments gaining value as more service providers worldwide deploy their own all-IP capabilities. An increasing number of drivers push service providers to migrate to IP, both to achieve cost efficiencies in their business and enable them to bring new propositions and services to market. [Read more…]