The CCA’s recent Mobile Carriers Show brought together regional and rural carriers from across the U.S. to discuss the challenges impacting their businesses and discover new ways to create value for their brands. A key highlight of the show was the “Pitch Perfect Keynote Lunch” that challenged six companies to pitch their best revenue generating solutions for carriers, in six minutes or less.
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
Through sophisticated application programming interfaces (API’s), Messaging-as-a-Platform (MaaP) is changing how businesses interact with consumers via messaging. The change is timely. As we approach 2020, consumer expectations are increasingly centered on the flexibility and immediacy of voice/text “intelligent assistance.” This is now the era of AI-powered chatbot messaging, accessible via a mobile device at any time, place, and occasion of one's choosing.
A new year has barely settled in, and already, the IoT (Internet of Things) is fueling changes in the telco industry. According to Gartner, the 8.4 Billion connected "Things" in use today will balloon to an unprecedented 20.4 billion by 2020. The largely consumer-fueled growth will be driven by three regions: North America, Western Europe, and mainland China.
To receive triple UP 1.0 accreditation, Interop’s Rich Communications Cloud passed more than 400 rigorous test cases with OEM device and client vendors in five countries, across three continents.