Opinion

How disruptive will 5G be in Latin America?

How disruptive will 5G be in Latin America?

Written by on September 23, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments
Google’s plans for RCS hint at how a deconstructed 5G network could shake up the incumbents which dominate Latin America. The GSMA has been holding the Latin America leg of ... Read More
With big data, please avoid the big bang approach

With big data, please avoid the big bang approach

Written by on September 22, 2016 in Opinion with 1 Comment
If you ask someone, a customer say, whether they like your product or service, the most likely answer is ‘sure, it’s fine’. If you ask the same customer to score ... Read More
Identity is broken, where is the digital infrastructure solution?

Identity is broken, where is the digital infrastructure solution?

Written by on September 22, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments
Online (identity-related) fraud is absolutely out of control in the UK and there is, so far as I can see, no prospect of any form of identity infrastructure to deal ... Read More
Spotify – an object lesson in the success of the freemium model

Spotify – an object lesson in the success of the freemium model

Written by on September 21, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments
Free users are the life blood of Spotify. Spotify’s recent jump to 40m paid subscribers demonstrates just how critical its free users are and why their numbers need to keep moving ... Read More
Data is now big and analytics has become advanced – what does it all mean?

Data is now big and analytics has become advanced – what does it all mean?

Written by on September 20, 2016 in Opinion with 0 Comments
“People are utilizing huge amounts of data and massive processing power as if they don’t have huge amounts of data and massive processing power” said Prudencio Pedrosa, Associate Partner in ... Read More
Is the EU creating a level or layered playing field for OTT players?

Is the EU creating a level or layered playing field for OTT players?

Written by on September 20, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments
The EU is expected to propose that OTT giants providing voice & messaging telecom services meet the same obligations as operators. The European Union’s executive arm is expected this week ... Read More
Juvo claims to make invisible prepaid customers visible and ‘monetizable’

Juvo claims to make invisible prepaid customers visible and ‘monetizable’

Written by on September 19, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments
San Francisco-based Juvo came out of stealth mode last week, with a bold claim that it can make “invisible” prepaid customers visible to mobile operators, increasing their ability to monetize ... Read More
2020: great vision, inconvenient deadline or road block?

2020: great vision, inconvenient deadline or road block?

Written by on September 19, 2016 in Opinion with 0 Comments
One of the blind spots that the tech industry has resembles a binary one. It is obsessed with zeros. The industry sees a zero, as in the year 2000, 2010 ... Read More
The chips are down – EMV in the US not going well

The chips are down – EMV in the US not going well

Written by on September 16, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments
I’ve been reading a lot of comment about the US EMV migration recently and there seems to be pretty universal condemnation of the process (some of it from me). In ... Read More
Does the investment community understand what blockchains are?

Does the investment community understand what blockchains are?

Written by on September 16, 2016 in Guest Blog with 1 Comment
RIoT has noticed a number of recent blockchain announcements that sing the praises of the technology for financial and IoT applications. However, while enterprise blockchain deployments certainly do have huge ... Read More
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