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The Data Capacity Crunch, Part 3: Amdocs

The Data Capacity Crunch In the third of a series of interviews addressing the impact of the mobile data capacity crunch, we talk to Nick East, General Manager of OSS at Amdocs, about growth in demand, traffic types and management strategies. Over to Nick: This series is jointly produced with the talented people at Mobile […]

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Opinion

The Data Capacity Crunch, Part 2

The Data Capacity Crunch In Part 2 of our video series focusing on the data capacity crunch, we talk to Sky’s Business Development Director, Emma Lloyd, to find out her perspective on the issue. Over to Emma… This series is jointly produced with the talented people at Mobile Entertainment magazine‘s ME TV channel.

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The Data Capacity Crunch, Part 1

The Data Capacity Crunch In Part 1 of our video series focusing on the data capacity crunch, we talk to o2’s Head of Consumer Marketing, Jonathan Earle to find out his perspective on the issue. Over to Jonathan… This series is jointly produced with the talented people at Mobile Entertainment magazine‘s ME TV channel.

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News

Emerging Markets & The Connected World: A Report

A little while ago I was thoroughly disappointed not to make it to an Amdocs event about Emerging Markets. Amdocs, in case you haven’t come across them, is the global behemoth that powers many of the vital mobile operator systems around the planet. The company commissioned analysts Frost & Sullivan to talk with 45 mobile […]

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Operators

The carrier-as-a-service business model – white paper

I spent a good bit of time this afternoon reading through the latest white paper from the Amdocs Interactive team. It focuses on the issue of mobile operators reasserting themselves in the off-portal market and goes on to estimate that the industry could generate 50% more revenues if operators followed the findings listed. The main […]

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Operators

Operators: Are you a Smart Pipe or an Efficient Pipe? Or something else?

Amdocs (on the back of winning the Leadership Award at the TMForum Excellence Awards last night) have announced the results of an Economist Intelligence Unit Report entitled: Service Providers Adopt New Strategies to Address the Competitive Climate. Denis McCauley of the Economics Intelligence Unit (EIU) points out that, after their research, ‘the risk of service […]

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Services

Amdocs sweeps up the mighty MX Telecom

Today, Amdocs — the industry behemoth — swooped in and acquired the mighty MX Telecom, one of the best messaging providers on the planet. I got the news just as I was coming out of a meeting and had to stop everything and send a quick post up to the site here followed by a […]

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Opinion

The MIR Billion Dollar Club

I bumped into Dale Thomas of Amdocs last night at the Nexec event. If you work directly in the industry, you’ll most probably have come across Amdocs. They’re a billion dollar company ($3.1 billion in revenue if my memory is working from last night’s conversation with Dale) serving the mobile industry. Dale is President of […]

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Devices Opinion

Eitan Gelbaum of Amdocs on the Android G1

What’s the industry thinking about the G1 launch? Let’s hear from one of the top chaps at Amdocs. If you haven’t come across them, they’re a $3 billion 17,000 employee behemoth, serving the back-offices of many huge providers in the telecommunications industry. (Think China mobile, Japan Telecom, Vodafone, BT, Cable & Wireless…). Eitan Gelbaum, VP […]