Thursday, 14 December 2017

From dead bodies to software-defined partnerships

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Friday 06 October 17

Telcos talk about the need to work together in the new SDN world, but they must 'partner better' than in days gone by

"The telecoms world is littered with the dead bodies of partnerships." That doom-laden statement was uttered by Colt's VP for wholesale, Tim Passingham, at Carriers World last week, shortly after David James, practice leader, wholesale telecoms, at Ovum had reeled off a litany of once big names in the industry that have fallen by the wayside over the 20 years since the event's inception. Many of those names were indeed partnerships…

"The telecoms world is littered with the dead bodies of partnerships." That doom-laden statement was uttered by Colt's VP for wholesale, Tim Passingham, at Carriers World last week, shortly after David James, practice leader, wholesale telecoms, at Ovum had reeled off a litany of once big names in the industry that have fallen by the wayside over the 20 years since the event's inception. Many of those names were indeed partnerships…

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