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Cloud BSS could hold key to centralisation

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Although there is widespread industry support for standardised and centralised BSS strategies for mobile operators, fears around operational disruption and cultural and political issues are so pronounced they are perhaps keeping operators from moving to implement such strategies. But a cloud implementation of a single BSS solution could represent a possible solution.

Mobile operators should capitalise on cloud, says research firm

Mobile operators should look to provide cloud services, according to IHS

The opportunities for wireless services providers to offer cloud services are vast, according to new research. While traditional IT vendors, such as Google, Dell, Amazon and Microsoft dominate the cloud computing market, mobile operators have competitive advantages over these players, according to Market intelligence provider IHS iSuppli.

LTE investment now totals 208 countries

LTE is now the fastest growing mobile network technology ever

The Global Mobile Suppliers Association (GSA) has said in an update to its Evolution to LTE reports that since June 2010 98 additional countries have invested in LTE, bringing the total to 208. In terms of hard deployments, either existing or planned, the numbers have gone up by 32, taking it to 154 across 60 countries.

Consumer feelings not taken into account

In all the hub-bub surrounding new gadget launches and app. stores at the MWC event in Barcelona, most of the established mobile operators are treating their customers almost as an afterthought. So says Steve Bell, a 20-year Motorola veteran who has now set up his own consultancy, KeySo Global, to help industry players get more [...]

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