Total Telecom – Online giants are still firmly in the telecoms ascendancy

The likes of Amazon, Facebook and Google “like that operators are rolling out networks all over the world, but they think it’s happening too slowly, and they think it’s too costly, so they’re experimenting quite a lot,” noted Bengt Nordstrom, CEO of Swedish consultancy Northstream.

Unlike telcos, these online giants have none of the legacy, “they just freely innovate on what technology can deliver,” he said during a wide-ranging chat with Total Telecom this week.

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European Communications - The IoT will contribute max 5% to operator revenues, say market watchers

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