Monday, 18 November 2019

MTS: Challenges of IoT market demands new business models from telcos

By Chris Kelly, Total Telecom
Monday 29 October 18

In the run up to Total Telecom Congress 2018, we caught up with Kirill Dmitriev, Vice President for Sales and Customer Service at MTS, to discuss developments in the global IoT market

What trends are you noticing in the development of the IoT sector at the moment We are noticing structural changes in the IoT sector with market value shifting away from simple connectivity to services, platforms, B2B applications and systems integration.  We also see changes in IoT deployment in terms of industries. Initially started with the transportation, the IoT is currently moving towards Smart City and Industrial IoT (IIoT).  In Russia in particular, we see a growing interest in the IoT from government to use for Smart Cities and Energy,and MTS is very much leading on that front. The trend from mobile-first to mobile-only will likely continue to grow, as mobile platforms will make more sense.  The increase in data is pushing companies toward artificial intelligence (AI)…

What trends are you noticing in the development of the IoT sector at the moment We are noticing structural changes in the IoT sector with market value shifting away from simple connectivity to services, platforms, B2B applications and systems integration.  We also see changes in IoT deployment in terms of industries. Initially started with the transportation, the IoT is currently moving towards Smart City and Industrial IoT (IIoT).  In Russia in particular, we see a growing interest in the IoT from government to use for Smart Cities and Energy,and MTS is very much leading on that front. The trend from mobile-first to mobile-only will likely continue to grow, as mobile platforms will make more sense.  The increase in data is pushing companies toward artificial intelligence (AI)…

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