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Mobile marketing is developing diverse new formats (e.g. via Apps), but that there are also still plenty of opportunities to use existing formats like SMS in new ways.
A group of big European telcos are taking Google on over the costs of growing data use. Are the telcos really serious about helping media players or suicidally pursuing self-interest?
Dr. Eric Schmidt, Google’s CEO, bedazzled the 2010 GSMA Mobile Word Congress in Barcelona. In his keynote address he told the industry exactly which parts of their lunch that Google will eat, simultaneously appeared to offer peace, showcased mesmerising new technologies, effortlessly took 45 minutes of questions from the floor, and then disappeared to widespread applause. Don’t get us wrong …
Emerging nations have hogged the Mobile Money headlines but what is its potential in mature markets? Presentations at the 8th Teleco 2.0 Brainstorm in Orlando point to the immigrant and youth as potential hotspots and to roaming for a structure.
Just when telcos were getting their heads around mobile advertising, the ad industry starts to reinvent the idea of advertising around user-generated content, interactivity and communities. Speaking at the 8th Telco 2.0 Brainstorm, David Lang, President Mindshare Entertainment, explains what this means for telcos and the value chain.
At TelecomFinance, fear permeated every discussion with passive infrastructure sharing and emerging market growth identified as the only bright spots for investors. Notable by their absence were attempts to demonstrate new business models that can create value for telcos.
Machine-to-Machine (M2M) appears to be finally coming of age. What business model challenges are bringing this about in Healthcare, and how can Telcos add value? Below are some videos and summary analysis from the Telco 2.0 AMERICA Executive Brainstorm in Orlando: – An overview of M2M and ‘Embedded Mobile’, with a sector focus on the opportunity in health, by Ken …
Presentations at the 7th and 8th Telco 2.0 Executive Brainstorms on voice and messaging 2.0 put numbers on the value of comms-enabled business processes to SMEs and reveal a new telco business model based on telephone numbers as addressable SIP end points.
Key to many of the value-added services opportunities presented by the ‘two-sided’ telecoms business model, the presentations on customer data and privacy were some of the most inspiring and intriguing of those at the Telco 2.0 AMERICA Executive Brainstorm in Orlando in December and the EMEA Brainstorm in London in November. It is also the focus of the Privacy 2.0 …