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The shift towards digital telcos

The telecom operators in South East Asia, Oceania and India are accelerating their journey towards 5G. It is essential now to deliver on the promise of transformation for the leading operators in the region. Their journey towards becoming a digital player demands embracing new business models, and transforming business, IT and network capabilities to deliver new levels of agility.

Addressing the gap between telco marketing and IT departments

No one said transformation was going to be easy. This holds true for all large, established enterprises that are undertaking a digital transformation, and telecom service providers are no exception. This blog post addresses the gap between telco Marketing and IT departments. Ericsson's portfolio gives Marketing departments the tools to work with IT on the same infrastructure so Marketing can then go off and do its job.

What it means to be a digital service provider

Today, it is no longer a question of whether a service provider should go digital or not; the question is how to start. With the introduction of 5G, and all the business opportunities enhanced or created with 5G, it is no longer an option to maintain the same operations or technologies in OSS, BSS, and the core network.

Open source networking days Singapore – Oct 15th

Ericsson is sponsoring and hosting an Open Source Networking days mini summit event in Singapore on Oct 15th in collaboration with Linux Foundation Networking (LFN). Ericsson hosted a similar event last October in Stockholm as part of the European tour. This year, Ericsson is bringing this event to Singapore as part of APAC tour.

Automation of 5G cloud native applications

Jan Häglund, head of R&D at Ericsson Digital Services shares his insights in a podcast on virtualization, telco transformation and how to automate 5G cloud native applications.

Digital meets 5G—in the OSS/BSS layer

5G will impact your digital transformation. Yet 5G business success will only come with digitalization. What is the true meaning of these statements? Listen to Ervin van Rijssen, Head of 5G Core Program at Ericsson, as he provides a four-minute technology overview on the road to become a digital 5G service provider. Without giving away all the details, it is about core network evolution and a digital support system stack. Are you prepared?

Learn more about Entel's Digital Transformation

Carlos Palito, Head of Digital Transformation at Entel explains the details of the business-wide transformation that he is driving within his company: a project that engages 1,000 employees from 24 different countries. Watch the video and read the summary to gain all the insights.

User and experience design—expectations on service providers

Over the last 20 years, we have seen incredible changes in our society. Both in the ways we work and the type of jobs and professions that are available on the market. We have changed, and the way we interact with each other has changed. Almost every day we meet a completely new type of experience in our daily-life, like self-driving buses or Tesla's self-driving taxis.

Building an IoT ecosystem for everyone and everywhere

The future of 5G and the Internet of Things is happening all around us—we’re seeing it in everything from personalized, virtual assistants that make everyday routines more efficient, to virtual emergency rooms where every second matters and communication is crucial.

Why only digital service providers will reap the full potential of 5G

Digital leaders like Netflix, Google, Alibaba etc. are setting a new benchmark for how consumers and enterprises engage through digital ways and channels. Digital is becoming the norm and telco’s feel they desperately need to catch up. Today most operators have initiated digital transformation programs to move from a pure connectivity service provider to a digital service provider.

Aiming for the stars? It may be better to end up in the everything as a service cloud

Everything as a service, also known as “X as a Service” (Xaas) allows telecom service providers to follow market demand on the road to digital transformation with cloud computing service models.