Friday, 14 December 2018

MWC 2017: Telcos cannot afford another 'OTT' in the IoT age – NEC

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom in Barcelona
Tuesday 28 February 17

Japanese kit maker optimistic that this time round, operators won't be relegated to the role of connectivity providers.

NEC this week emphasised the importance for telcos to avoid allowing over-the-top (OTT) service providers to elbow their way to the top of the value chain when it comes to the IoT. In the traditional communications market, telcos have been relegated to connectivity providers, while OTTs make use of the underlying network infrastructure to generate revenues from voice…

NEC this week emphasised the importance for telcos to avoid allowing over-the-top (OTT) service providers to elbow their way to the top of the value chain when it comes to the IoT. In the traditional communications market, telcos have been relegated to connectivity providers, while OTTs make use of the underlying network infrastructure to generate revenues from voice…

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