Monday, 21 August 2017

Huawei evolves managed network services business, but telcos are not there yet

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Monday 16 September 13

Chinese equipment maker broadens horizons of its managed services offerings for telcos, says opex savings are no longer enough.

Huawei on Monday detailed the new approach it is taking to offering managed services to telecoms network operators to enable them to react to a changing market environment, but admitted that the telcos themselves have yet to get up to speed. The first iteration of managed services deals five to 10 years ago were focused on total cost of ownership and opex reductions, but the industry has changed and "the scope is now wider," said Leroy Blimegger, global president…

Huawei on Monday detailed the new approach it is taking to offering managed services to telecoms network operators to enable them to react to a changing market environment, but admitted that the telcos themselves have yet to get up to speed. The first iteration of managed services deals five to 10 years ago were focused on total cost of ownership and opex reductions, but the industry has changed and "the scope is now wider," said Leroy Blimegger, global president…

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