Big WiFi Is Back

There is a new WiFi wave reminiscent of the optimism in the last decade when the public wireless hotspot  startup phenomenon was in its heydays. I am referring to it as Big WiFi, because some of the new wave providers’ focus on WiFi coupled with social (big) data and advertising and the ambitions of most […] Read more »

Telcos Beefing Up Cloud Efforts

Recent announcements show that communications service providers are busy beefing up their cloud efforts. TIBCO Extends Reach of its Enterprise Social Network tibbr with KPN and Amazon Web Services KPN’s Grip platform is squarely aimed at the multinational and large enterprise market. With Grip, CIOs can create a private cloud aggregation platform to serve up […] Read more »

The Unbundling Of Operator Multiplay

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 »