We outline benefits and challenges of enterprise asset management implementation, and how the Internet of Things offers a wave of opportunity for telecommunications.
Telecommunications: transforming our society
Telecommunications operators are mastering the demands of technological and regulatory changes while illustrating transparency, customer innovation and bringing new services to the market. Are you keeping up? Whether your goals consist of adjusting your business model or boosting your market share, we deliver on our promises so you can be at the forefront of change.
Tap into our industry-focused knowledge on emerging and expanding telecom issues:
- The growth in mobile money
As the telecommunications sector turns to a new growth agenda, mobile money services are becoming more important than ever.
The acceleration of mobile remittance services alongside new mobile payments highlights the opportunities for the mobile phone to redefine the movement of money by:
- Lowering costs
- Increasing convenience
- Reducing fraud
Interestingly, many of the most successful services worldwide have originated in developed Asia — where mobile contactless services are well established — alongside money transfer services in emerging markets such as the Philippines and Kenya.
However, opportunities have yet to be uncovered in many developed markets, where financial inclusion is higher and where there is a greater diversity of existing payments channels.
Ultimately, flexibility — in terms of policy approach, customer proposition and stakeholder management — should be top of mind for all players as the handset catalyses a more efficient customer payments experience, and one that brings with it greater advantages in terms of information richness and location sensitivity.
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- An industry in transformation
The telecom industry is transforming before our very eyes. And in many instances, there are no hard set rules for the new digital platforms, tools and lifecycle in which they live.
In this industry more than any other, therefore, embracing a strategic, forward-looking business model is critical to survival — and success. The transformation that has gripped the landscape presents you with challenges, risks and opportunities as never before.
With continued pressure from new players entering the market, operators must continually find ways to stay ahead of the game. Strategies include investment in next-generation technologies and alternative network sourcing arrangements.
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Jonathan Dharmapalan discusses what's in store for smartphones, tablets and other new technologies with the BBC at CommunicAsia2011.