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Operators need to be agile, quick and open as we move into the 5G era
As operators look to evolve their product portfolios we asked Paul Saunders, GVP Sales, Openet how telecoms operators can evolve to become more than mere purveyors of dumb pipes
Mobile subscriptions in Nigeria surge to 185.74 million
MTN Group remains the country’s biggest mobile network operator
How can telcos prepare themselves for imminent Coronavirus disruption?
A new report by Gartner suggests that businesses should focus on three immediate actions to prepare themselves for potential workplace disruption
UK government defeats backbench rebellion over Huawei’s 5G role
A motion to force UK telcos to stop working with ‘high risk vendors’ by the end of 2022 has been defeated in the House of Commons
UAE’s enterprise sector set for exponential growth in hybrid cloud uptake
Nutanix has released the latest edition of its Enterprise Cloud Index report
Africa is crying out for pre-owned smartphones
Boosting access to affordable, reliable smartphone handsets could help African telcos convert millions of users from 2G and 3G customers into data hungry 4G subscribers, says HYLA Mobile’s CEO, Biju Nair
Operators need new revenue streams to feed the 5G capex beast
As operators battle to keep pace with the insatiable capital investment demands of 5G, they will need to find new revenue sources to bolster their short term cash flow. CommsMEA caught up with Mary Clark, chief marketing officer at Synchronoss to find out how they can realise those goals
Africa’s telecoms challenges require some creative solutions
This year, TEOCO has announced some key partnerships with operators in Africa and Europe. We caught up with Gavin Hayhurst, head of product marketing at TEOCO, to find out how those partnerships are already beginning to bear fruit