Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Developing Trends in the International Wholesale sector

An Interview With Rolf Nafziger, SVP International Wholesale Business Unit, Deutsche Telekom
Monday 10 September 18

With Deutsche Telekom being a key partner at Carriers World 2018, Total Telecom caught up with Rolf Nafziger, SVP International Wholesale Business Unit, Deutsche Telekom.  What trends are you noticing developing in the International Wholesale sector?  Security, of course, remains a core priority across the industry as cyberattacks and fraud cases continue to grow. But when talking about current trends, two of the hot topics are IoT and IoT roaming business models. Analysts predict that in 2020, we’ll see at least 20 billion connected devices. So there is and will be a great need to manage all that generated data – which will place a huge demand on network infrastructure.  Along with IoT – or in part because of it – I’ve been seeing a strong carrier focus on efficiency…

With Deutsche Telekom being a key partner at Carriers World 2018, Total Telecom caught up with Rolf Nafziger, SVP International Wholesale Business Unit, Deutsche Telekom.  What trends are you noticing developing in the International Wholesale sector?  Security, of course, remains a core priority across the industry as cyberattacks and fraud cases continue to grow. But when talking about current trends, two of the hot topics are IoT and IoT roaming business models. Analysts predict that in 2020, we’ll see at least 20 billion connected devices. So there is and will be a great need to manage all that generated data – which will place a huge demand on network infrastructure.  Along with IoT – or in part because of it – I’ve been seeing a strong carrier focus on efficiency…

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