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The Rise of Insurtech: Opportunity or Adversity?

The Rise of Insurtech: Opportunity or Adversity?

Play According to PWC, the insurance industry is being disrupted more than any other industry, providing adversity for some, and opportunity for others.  New competitive threats, outdated technology, increasing regulatory requirements, all-round less-than-ideal financial performance, and external developments such as IoT and AI are a few of the areas that demand dramatic change and completely [...]
4 Crucial Analytic Steps You’re Probably Missing For Telco Success

4 Crucial Analytic Steps You’re Probably Missing For Telco Success

5G, IoT, AR, VR, smart devices and new content platforms see telecommunications companies facing a data explosion. But many telecom providers are maximizing the onslaught of data by using analytics to turn data into opportunities. Your data is power; but to benefit fully, companies need to follow the four steps in this article. Advanced analytics [...]
How Telcos Can Keep Up With Growing Demands for Enhanced Digital Experiences

How Telcos Can Keep Up With Growing Demands for Enhanced Digital Experiences

Play KPMG conducted a survey of almost 600 telcos decision makers, revealing that leaders are enthusiastic about disruptive technologies to improve products and services, reduce costs, and outpace their rivals, but have concerns that disruptive technologies will harm their business models.  The study showed that they also fear that their companies lack the organisational flexibility [...]
Should MVNOs Leverage From Mobile Financial Services?

Should MVNOs Leverage From Mobile Financial Services?

There is not much information available to answer the pressing questions MVNOs may have if they are interested in leveraging mobile financial services. This article should provide a starting point as to what would be required to take advantage of and succeed in offering it as an additional service. MVNOs: A case for mobile money [...]
Adapt IT | Telecoms Social Good Hackathon & How to Host Your Own

Adapt IT | Telecoms Social Good Hackathon & How to Host Your Own

On the 28th of September 2019, computer science students from Wits University Johannesburg, South Africa, gathered to participate in the Adapt IT | Telecoms Social Good Hackathon. Wits University computer science students taking part in Adapt IT’s 2019 Hackathon. The students had only 10 hours to build a FINTECH Solution using code and epic brain [...]
Software-as-a-Service: Digital Transformation for Operators

Software-as-a-Service: Digital Transformation for Operators

The Software-as-a-Service market continues to increase rapidly, as evidenced by the big global IT market players, presenting an opportunity for telecoms operators to capture a share of the revenue. With that being said, operators have a distinct advantage to deliver managed data, security and private cloud services, plus services for key industry verticals in order [...]
IoT Growth In Telecoms: Transformation and New Opportunities

IoT Growth In Telecoms: Transformation and New Opportunities

IoT growth comes with challenges for telecoms, but it also presents opportunities.  Taking up these IoT opportunities has the ability to transform the business. It’s time to think IoT: Growth of IoT According to Market Research Future, the IoT telecom services market is set for a CAGR of 36.96% during the forecast period of 2018 [...]
SDN vs NFV: Why These Are The Key Components To Modernized Networks

SDN vs NFV: Why These Are The Key Components To Modernized Networks

SDN vs NFV - while neither requires the other to work, they are key components to a modernized netwrok which compliment each other. The growth of IoT, the implementation of 5G, a recognition to offer more VAS, plus an ever increasing number of devices and applications need to be connected to the network, forcing telecom [...]
Mobile Financial Analytics: Practical Insights At Your Fingertips

Mobile Financial Analytics: Practical Insights At Your Fingertips

McKinsey reports that organizations that implement a comprehensive, analytics-based business strategy, can cut down churn by up to 15%. Data, aka “analytical insight”, has the power to transform or reshape the way things are done, boost revenue and quash competitors. If mobile money providers put their strategic and organizational muscle behind analytics, it should become [...]