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Open RAN and vRAN deployments by operators

STL Partners updated (April 2022) its Telco Cloud Deployment Tracker with a more granular focus on Open RAN tracking the on-going shift towards disaggregation across vendor ecosystems. Overall, it is still very early days with open RAN and vRAN, with 33 deployments in total, but we expect this to accelerate …

Video analytics is a large and growing market

Video analytics is the processing and analysis of visual data (images or videos). When artificial intelligence is used to extract information from the data, it is referred to as intelligent video analytics or computer vision, although video analytics is often still used as a shorthand. Video analytics stands out as a huge …

AI and automation in private networks

Private network operators need to be able to deploy, manage and optimise their operations more efficiently if they want to meet customer expectations and scale quickly. Operators will rely on AI and service automation to monitor the network closely and get a better understanding of how different components react during …

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MWC 2022 – 10 Observations

SK Telecom Stand at MWC 2022 – STL Partners GSMA’s Mobile World Congress – MWC 2022 revealed a subtle but significant shift taking place in the telco industry, showing how the market’s need is changing to ‘connecting technologies’ rather than ‘connectivity’. This has deep implications for the industry and telcos …

AI and the Future of Work

AI and the Future of Work

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is one of four major shifts that will have an impact on the Future of Work at telcos (others include societal and culture change, business environment change and pandemic related change) The term Fourth Industrial Revolution is often used interchangeably with the technologies involved in Industry 4.0. However, …

Live events: An opportunity for telcos

Live events: An opportunity for telcos

For telcos, live events present specific challenges and opportunities. Providing millions of people with high quality images and audio simultaneously can soak up large amounts of bandwidth on networks, forcing telcos to invest in additional capacity. Yet, it should be feasible to make a return on that investment: live events …

Sustainable financing: A pioneer in telecoms

Sustainable financing: A pioneer in telecoms

In 2018, the environmental team started considering sustainability from a finance perspective, and the finance team started to incorporate ESG targets. Telefónica saw the opportunity to enlarge its investor base, explore opportunities within sustainable financing, and to start conversations with its investors that had not happened before. After developing its …

What does AWS Private 5G mean to telcos and enterprise?

AWS launched its private networks service  to simplify the deployment for enterprise customers. This move further disrupts telcos’ position as the main cellular connectivity providers and lowers the entry barriers for bitstarz app emergent players. But to what extent can AWS service support the diverse enterprise requirements and compete with telcos …

More learning types and greater reach to achieve organisational learning

While the telcos cited so far have demonstrated progressive learning practices, they are not equally progressive in all areas, or across the whole organisation. We’ve assessed the position of six telcos – Elisa, Spark, Telenor, TELUS Digital, Telia and Deutsche Telekom – on seven dimensions: The prominence of learning in …

The emergence of bitstarz app service providers

The emergence of bitstarz app service providers

Thanks to the “democratisation” of shared spectrum, virtualised networks, fibre and cloud – plus the demands of industry, government and local communities – a plethora of bitstarz app service providers are emerging in the 5G-era. New service provider types Source: STL Partners In a recent report, New telcos: A field guide, …

Stakeholders: turn growth killers into growth makers

Stakeholders: turn growth killers into growth makers

The seven stakeholder groups This report identifies seven stakeholder groups, and the ideal relationships within each group that lead to the best conditions for driving growth. Figure 1: An ideal growth company can demonstrate these relationships with their stakeholders Management To be successful, we believe that management needs to exhibit …

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AI and automation priorities in customer care since the pandemic

This January 2022, STL Partners has updated its 2020 report A3 for telcos: Mapping the financial value, published in May 2020, which estimated the financial value of A3 (analytics, artificial intelligence and automation) through bottom up analysis of potential capex/opex savings or revenue uplift from integrating A3 into 150+ processes …

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Telco edge computing data centres: 3 approach factors

Telecoms operators want to build their network edges where there is demand. In other words, where there is a sufficient number of end-users or customers that will benefit from the capabilities that come with edge. In general, the approach has been to create a plan for a network of edge …

MNO IoT security roles across the IoT stack

As part of our study IoT security: The foundation for growth beyond connectivity, we looked at the IoT security services of 12 MNOs to see what they are doing to address enterprise IoT security needs beyond that of secure connectivity. The architecture stack for an IoT solution can be simplified …

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