What is the “new normal?” Is it truly new, or is it just normal? Does it have anything to do with the global pandemic or everything to do with the technological movement called Digital Transformation?
The Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) held its 2019 Annual Convention last week at the Omni Providence Hotel. We were thrilled to once again support the CCA as a Pinnacle sponsor this year and excited to have the chance to meet with many of our U.S. customers, partners and colleagues to discuss smart investments for the wireless customer's future.
Operators who deliver advanced messaging and voice services, like RCS and VoLTE, will no doubt enhance their subscribers’ mobile experiences. However, in order to secure the greatest gain from these technologies, operators also will need to update their current network and infrastructure to meet LTE, IMS, and soon 5G standards.
In our industry there’s certainly no shortage of articles, predictions, or hypotheses for the next generation of networks. In fact, there’s so much talk, that 7G is already a moniker appearing in industry rags, and I’m sure a little more research would have revealed even more sequential "G" references.
The days of delighting subscribers with standard voice and messaging are gone. Today, smartphone adoption and the technology advancements that have succeeded it have created new competitors, increased consumer demand and disrupted traditional business models