Friday, 20 October 2017

VoLTE and mobile-first collaboration services empower operators to fightback against OTT providers

A Knowledge Network Article By George Malim On Behalf Of PGi
Sunday 20 August 17

The telecoms industry is facing radical change as operator revenues from traditional services continue to decline. Operators have seen a wave of over-the-top (OTT) players bring to market free services of the sort they used to sell profitably. Such offerings, particularly communication-over-IP (CoIP) services, are cutting into the voice and messaging profits of operators and it is estimated they will lose US$386bn to OTT players in 2018. Against this backdrop, operators need to create clear differentiation between their offerings and the free services of OTT rivals…

The telecoms industry is facing radical change as operator revenues from traditional services continue to decline. Operators have seen a wave of over-the-top (OTT) players bring to market free services of the sort they used to sell profitably. Such offerings, particularly communication-over-IP (CoIP) services, are cutting into the voice and messaging profits of operators and it is estimated they will lose US$386bn to OTT players in 2018. Against this backdrop, operators need to create clear differentiation between their offerings and the free services of OTT rivals…

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