VoLTE: Changing the Conversation

Voice is a 130 year old product that has seen little innovation in its lifespan

The story of LTE may be all about data, but voice remains a lucrative, core service for mobile operators. Bringing voice services to LTE is far from straightforward, with numerous choices to be made and challenges faced.

European telco priorities surprisingly focused

Hutchison to take emerging markets operation HTIL private

We recently conducted an exercise looking very closely at the major strategic initiatives that have been implemented by the European telco community. It was a fascinating exercise that revealed a perhaps surprising level of consensus amongst all major European telcos. Whilst the tactics in reaching the goals may vary, our analysis showed the long-term strategic priorities are shared and fall into four very clear and focused aims.

Mobile operators may look to exit voice business, says consultancy

Voice may become the preserve of online service providers

The provision of data access is now the most important part of a mobile operator’s business and some may decide in the future that offering voice services does not make economic sense. So says industry consultancy Northstream in a recently released white paper.