METISfiles analyst Pim Bilderbeek presented at the inaugural meeting of imellem this week, a new member-based networking platform for executives in the Dutch IT and Telecom sector. The presentation focused on the unique aspects of the Dutch telecoms market and the challenges that operators face to remain relevant in a rapidly changing regulatory, customer, and […] Read more »
Voiceworks Launches FMC Portfolio and Partner Programme
This Monday, Dutch VoIP and business broadband player Voiceworks entered the mobile market. As MVNE on the KPN network, it launched three (converged) business mobile services. Voiceworks Mobile is the core mobile voice and data service. Mobile Connect mobilizes existing on-premise PBX installations through a connection with the Voiceworks hybrid VoIP/GSM core. Managed Mobile hosts […] Read more »
Who is afraid of Facebook and Skype?
The worlds of social networking and telecommunications are coming closer together. With speculation over a deepening partnership (acquisition even?) between Facebook and Skype, and the recent launch of Hyves Mobile on the T-Mobile network in the Netherlands, it makes sense to look at what is at stake here. The figure below provides insight into the […] Read more »