The most read stories of 2017
By Chris Kelly, Total Telecom,
This year has been a busy one for the telecoms sector with a number of huge stories breaking. We look back at the 10 most read stories from Totaltele.com this year.
5G the beginning of the end for telcos Despite the inordinate amounts of hype surrounding 5G, many analysts are concerned that operators who fail to make a solid business plan for 5G risk signing their own death warrant. Analysts have argued that operators must make sure they get the most out of 5G, rather than just focussing on data bundle pricing and being swept away with the euphoria of superfast connectivity. For those operators who do identify the opportunities that will drive future growth, from content and services to data engineering and venture capitalism, 5G presents an unparalleled opportunity to establish significant market share and dominate the market for years to come. Click here to read the full story. AT&T in nonsense '5G' launch AT&T dug a rather inauspicious hole for themselves when they unveiled their latest '5G evolution' service in April this year. Many people were unconvinced by AT&T's use of the term '5G Evolution', for its network which used carrier aggregation, 4x4 multiple input…