Monday, 22 January 2018

The Telco Platform Economy

An interview with Ronan Kelly, CTO EMEA and APAC, ADTRAN
Friday 06 October 17

Ahead of Connected Europe 2017, Total Telecom caught up with Ronan Kelly, CTO EMEA and APAC at ADTRAN. With the telecommunications industry facing huge challenges, Ronan explains how adopting the platform business model over the traditional pipeline approach could give telcos a new way to monetise the network. 1. What are the biggest challenges facing the telco industry? We are in desperate need of a commercial model where service providers and network operators aren’t expected to just continually upgrade the network for Over The Top organisations to deliver more services…

Ahead of Connected Europe 2017, Total Telecom caught up with Ronan Kelly, CTO EMEA and APAC at ADTRAN. With the telecommunications industry facing huge challenges, Ronan explains how adopting the platform business model over the traditional pipeline approach could give telcos a new way to monetise the network. 1. What are the biggest challenges facing the telco industry? We are in desperate need of a commercial model where service providers and network operators aren’t expected to just continually upgrade the network for Over The Top organisations to deliver more services…

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