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Home becomes HoT spot for IoT

Home becomes HoT spot for IoT

Written by on June 27, 2014 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

The home front has become the new battlefront to capture the hearts, minds and dollars of the connected generation. The battle to own the customer is definitely shifting to who owns the home because it has multiple connections that are growing daily with the explosion in M2M and connected devices. The Internet of Things (IoT) […]

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The machines are taking over and communications holds the key – in a good way.

The machines are taking over and communications holds the key – in a good way.

Written by on May 19, 2014 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

In the communications industry we tend to look at life from the inside out. We look at the Over the Top (OTT) players invading our territory and consider them enemies until we consider how to ally with them to add value and make money. We look at the television and feel slightly proud that the […]

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Highlights, hangovers and headlights – a review of Mobile World Congress

Highlights, hangovers and headlights – a review of Mobile World Congress

Written by on March 3, 2014 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

Remembering the highlights of last week’s Mobile World Congress is like trying to remember real images in a crazy flashing disco scene from the 1970s. More of it seems like the hangover afterwards than the buzz of the party itself. But nuggets stay with you. The connected house was interesting because it was a physical […]

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What Mobile World Congress looks like from space, er, Scotland

What Mobile World Congress looks like from space, er, Scotland

Written by on February 25, 2014 in BillingViews, News with 1 Comment

Following Mobile World Congress – #MWC14 – on Twitter cannot be done. It is like trying to drink from a fire hose. You scroll down. You scroll up and find another 160 tweets have been posted in the last two seconds. It seems like chaos – a cauldron of hyper-activity. Yet, nuggets reach our ears […]

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Operators have three opportunities – and the same three threats

Operators have three opportunities – and the same three threats

Written by on February 6, 2014 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

With traditional business being eroded in the telecoms sector, operators are now faced with almost too many opportunities to be able to address. They are desperate to find the ‘differentiator,’ the thing that will attract and keep customers better than their competition. Part of the problem is that they tend to come up with the […]

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What is the difference between connecting fish and cars?

What is the difference between connecting fish and cars?

Written by on January 23, 2014 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

 Or cows? Ericsson have spent a couple of years now coming up with a series of innovations that harness the potential of M2M, or what we are referring to more and more as the Internet of Things (one of Machina Research’s predicted trends). From crab farming to the connected lunch, from healthcare innovation to connected […]

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