Wednesday, November 14, 2018
As I travel to meet new telcos and attend an array of trade shows around the globe, one discussion that comes up again and again is how the telco industry can gear up for the world of IoT. And it’s not just a topic that telcos are “a bit” interested in – the sector believes that IoT will drive the fourth industrial revolution, likening it in importance to the discovery of steam power.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Merchant Retail, eCommerce
In a previous blog post, we looked at the towering mobile payments opportunity for those MNOs and MVNOs that can build customer trust and convenience through innovation to become a digital marketplace.
But, it is safe to say that while the digital marketplace model could be a real opportunity for telcos, taking this route is not without some risk.
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Payments and Industry Trends, Merchant Retail
I felt fortunate to be among the 107,000 delegates from 205 countries attending this year’s Mobile World Congress, held earlier this month in surprisingly chilly Barcelona.
Showcasing everything from connected cars, to virtual reality, 3D printing to amazing app ideas—the exhibition and conference content at MWC gave visitors a chance to discuss the future of mobile and explore the world’s most cutting-edge, mobile-enabled products and services.