The Golden Rule of Forecasting

In a previous posting, Geoffrey Moore's construct for understanding the adoption phases of a new technology was discussed as it might apply to RCS. This article will use Moore’s adoption curve as a springboard for a high-level discussion of the caveats of forecasting new technology acceptance and market penetration...

Trends from the Top: Executive Predictions for 2015

Interop: Competition to be Enabled by Cloud-Based IP Services
The transition to all IP networks is the largest fundamental shift in the industry since the migration from analog to digital. It is already under way, and will remain a focus in 2015 as Tier 1 operators continue rolling out new IP-based services on their LTE networks...

MVNO Toolset: Obtaining Access to Common Short Codes

The objective of this white paper is to identify the barriers that can prevent MVNOs from obtaining access to common short codes, and to highlight a solution that helps extend common short code availability to all operators regardless of their subscriber base or business model.

LTE: A Doouble-Edged Pipe

Much has been written and a great amount of buzz generated regarding the ongoing rollouts of LTE; what hasn't garnered as much coverage are the issues that LTE presents to smaller carriers...

Has RCS “Crossed the Chasm?”

Knowing the answer to this question, or at least understanding why asking it is important, can help operators and key stakeholders in the mobile ecosystem better evaluate the future of this new technology...

Monetizing Data Demand with Personalized Services

With over 250 commercially launched LTE networks worldwide, today's mobile network operators offer sophisticated, broadband like capabilities such as music and video streaming that weren't practical with 3G and earlier networks...

Analyst Corner

Interop's Senior Product Analyst, Steve Barefoot is charged with monitoring and analyzing trends in technologies, products, and markets.
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