The Economist Intelligence Unit – Smart telcos build digital ecosystems

A study from Northstream, a telecoms consultancy, nonetheless shows operators-on the whole-are not doing a very good job at working with internet firms. By not having platforms in place that would make collaboration easier, the consultancy calculates operators in Western Europe are in danger of missing out on €2 billion gross profit over the next three years.

“There’s a vibrant start-up community in Scandinavia but they’ve been put off from dealing with operators because it’s too difficult to work with them from a technological point of view,” says Bengt Nordström, Northstream’s chief executive.

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Världens största telekommässa, Mobile World Congress, gick av stapeln i helgen i Barcelona. Mässan och branschen är i fokus i denna upplaga av Rapportfloden. Bengt Nordström, vd på konsultföretaget Northstream, och Daniel Djurberg telekomanalytiker på Handelsbanken konstaterar bland annat att Apples ande svävar över allt på mässan. Trots att företaget själva aldrig varit där. Read [...]
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