Sponsored Data is off to a Rolling Start
In a mobile application ecosystem dominated by Over-the-Top (OTT) providers, mobile operators need to exploit new business models in ways to create value with them. One example of a Monetization use case promising a new business model is Sponsored Data. An early proponent among operators has been AT&T, who defines Sponsored Data as: “a service […]
Cisco Continues Mobile Core Momentum: Leads in Packet Core Market Share according to Infonetics Research Data.
So Spring is finally here in the New England Area, the snow is finally gone after a record breaking snow fall totals, and the flowers are starting to sprout. Last week, we announced that ACG Research again confirmed that Cisco continues to be the leading provider of Mobile Packet Core and Mobile IP Infrastructure over […]
Embracing MVNOs and Connected Cars with Policy
We have had a great time meeting with customers and analysts this week at the Policy Control Conference. Kishen Mangat, Cisco’s Senior Director and General Manager of the Policy Business Unit, presented a keynote on Wednesday entitled “The Changing Mobility Business in the Age of Virtualisation.” During his keynote, he touched on the topic from […]
Reflections on Mobile World Congress 2015: Transformation Through Innovation
As I reflected on a very memorable Mobile World Congress 2015 during the plane ride home from Barcelona a few days ago, it became clear that the transformation Cisco has been seeing in the telecommunications service provider industry is now a global movement. It’s not just happening in Europe, or Latin America, or Asia. It’s […]
SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2014: It’s a Wi-Fi Bonanza!
By David Alsobrook, Director, Strategy & Product Management, Cisco’s Connected Devices BU If there’s one thing that is absolutely unmistakable, going into this week’s IBC conference in Amsterdam, it’s the proliferation of Wi-Fi – a technology that’s also a service, and the industry’s ticket to providing wireless broadband connectivity that simultaneously rivals mobile, and tightens […]
4 Million Video-Optimized Wireless Set-top Boxes Shipped: Who Else Can Say That?
By Joe Chow, VP and GM, Connected Devices Business Unit, Cisco A milestone is a foot, and we’d like to commemorate it with this brief blog to promote our latest set-top box triumph. The milestone: Four million! That’s the number of video-optimized wireless set-top boxes now enhancing how consumers watch television, thanks to the notably […]
Closing the Small Cell Loop
Folks, We are in the midst of exciting times. As the small cell industry gathers here in London for the annual Small Cells World Summit, I’m delighted to welcome the...
Accelerate Your Cloud Strategy : Cisco at Cloud Connect 2013
Whether you are amongst those building their own private cloud or amongst those leveraging the solutions of cloud providers, you want to attend Cloud Connect Santa Clara next week. Cisco has been very active over the past years to accelerate the emergence of the cloud computing model. Padmasree Warrior, Cisco CTO and Lew Tucker Cisco […]
Gold, Silver, Bronze and …Green! Cisco Wins AT&T Supplier Sustainability Award
Today’s always-on, connected lifestyles and business practices have reached new levels according to the Cisco Visual Networking Index Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast for 2012 to 2017. In fact, in the next five years, worldwide mobile data traffic is predicted to increase 13-fold, with global mobile data traffic growing 70 percent in 2012. hWith customers […]