It is amazing to hear from customers around the world on how they are taking on different approaches in their modernization projects. While some of them are applying more accuracy in assessing success by incorporating measurements and KPIs, others are still unable to track and present the results of their modernization efforts.
In general, the mobile operator marketplace is maturing. This maturation drives a number of changes, impacting growth, revenue and margins. At the same time, networks are becoming more complex and, by default, more expensive to manage. Finding a balance between meeting the demands of the subscriber and effectively managing the cost of implementing and maintaining the network requires new deployment and operational models for operators.
Operators are facing several key challenges in their transformations journey. One key challenge is the sheer complexity of the digital transformation itself that forces operators to invest in several technologies and competencies simultaneously.
Today, March 8th marks International Women’s Day which is recognized by the United Nations, and this year the theme is #PressforProgress. According to the World Economic Forum’s 2017 Global Gender Gap Report, “gender parity is over 200 years away—there has never been a more important time to keep motivated and #PressforProgress”.
At Mobile World Congress 2018, Ericsson has teamed up with Jabra, a company developing consumer headphones and professional headsets, to explore how to improve voice quality in VoLTE-enabled Cat-M1 devices. This demo shows an example of how telco service providers can work with the complete IoT eco-system to address non-personal communication IoT devices with VoLTE services.
Join Ericsson at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona Febr. 25th - March 1st, 2018. Visit Ericsson Digital services at the Do Zone in hall 2, if you can't join us in Barcelona, why not stay tuned to our live blog to hear the latest about our product updates, see demos and hear from our customers on what is going to make the biggest difference to them - 5G, IoT and Digital Transformation.
At Mobile World Congress 2018 you can experience how the VoLTE over Cat-M1 device eco-system is starting to expand, enabling operators and other industries to improve their customer experience for Internet of Things (IoT). Ericsson has collaborated on a joint demo together with Telit, a global leader in IoT enablement, and their customer Safeline, a company delivering communication equipment for elevators. The demo is showing how VoLTE for IoT can help modernizing communication services in the industry segment.
How far have network operators reached with continuous delivery and continuous deployment? Or maybe I should ask, how far have network operators reached with continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) including continuous deployment? What benefits have they experienced and how will those support the 5G setup?
Dez Blanchfield talks on camera with Jan Karlsson, Acting Head of Business Area Ericsson Digital Services and Head of Digital Business Support Systems ( BSS ) about how Ericsson BSS is empowering Telco’s to meet today's fast paced market forces.
Customers are becoming the kings of telecom. However, while a focus on customer experience is well understood across the telco industry and there is a growing focus on Net Promoter Score as a performance metric, operators are realizing the criticality of agile IT and improving time to market as a means for winning new customers and improving customer satisfaction.