Category: Telecom Operators

Telco Transformation: Gigabit Connectivity and Network Automation

In the first of a three-part series, we look at network technology advances and how they influence strategies for operators as they transform their networks and positioning for the digital…

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5G Core Transformation Is Key to Private Network Evolution

The 5G core is the brain of a 5G mobile network, establishing reliable connectivity and services access, handling mobility management, authentication and authorization, subscriber data management and policy management, among…

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Industry Looks to 5G-Advanced as Network Deployments Ramp Up

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Barbara Pareglio, executive director for connectivity for aviation and drones at the GSMA, to discuss the development of 5G and what’s…

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Europe Should Be More Sympathetic to Telecom Merger Plans

Once again, the telecom industry is awash with talk about mergers and acquisitions. In Europe’s hypercompetitive markets, executives are plotting deals to combine operations to bolster scale and improve returns….

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Mobile Industry Goes Green in Face of Soaring Use

Recently, the GSMA hosted a webinar titled How to Build an Energy-Efficient Wireless Network. The event coincided with a new report from the GSMA, A Blueprint for Green Networks. One…

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Aligning Evolution and Business Strategy: Two Telecom Examples

As new uses and increased digitization drive IT forward, complexities inevitably arise. Networks need to be rebuilt with closer ties between IT, cloud, edge and telecommunications — a huge challenge…

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Predictions Event Highlights: Interview with Marc Allera, EE

For this year’s Predictions for 2023 and Beyond event, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Marc Allera, CEO of BT’s Consumer division. We discussed some of CCS Insight’s…

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Huawei Spotlights Green Network Solutions

Back in July, I attended Huawei’s Win-Win Innovation Week online, and a significant portion of the event discussed green technology. The second day was even dedicated to the topic, with…

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UK Operators Take Fresh Approach to Small Businesses

Earlier this month, CCS Insight published a comprehensive review of UK operators’ strategies for small businesses. Clients can access the report here; non-clients can contact us for how to obtain…

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Appreciating Bad Debt Recovery

Telecom operators face many challenges. Among the clearest are falling average spending by customers, shifting subscribers away from older infrastructure, rising energy costs, the lack of supplier diversity and hypercompetitive…

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