The potential business model for operators varies depending on the operator’s existing capabilities and their levels of commitment to invest in the edge market. STL Partners has identified five key roles operators can play in the edge computing market.
Telcos have opportunities at the edge but considering the strong competition, it’s crucial for them to leverage their early entry to the market to begin exploring and identifying use cases and providing platforms for developers to leverage edge computing infrastructure.
See our edge computing research:
- Telco edge computing: What’s the operator strategy?
- Edge computing: Five viable telco business models
- STL Partners’ Edge use cases service