Why mobile service providers are focusing on reinvention

While mobile service subscriber growth rates are slowing, operator-billed ARPU (average revenue per user) levels continue to shrink. The decline in certain regions is exaggerated because of the depreciation of local currency bundles against the dollar (e.g. in Latin...

How robotics as a service expands potential applications

As more organizations in different industries consider emerging applications for robotics technology, new business models for vendors are also envisioned. Robotics as a service (RaaS) is an elastic concept. It refers to robotics systems providers that in addition to...

Senate votes to reinstate ZTE ban which cost the company $3bn

Following a temporary reprieve from President Trump’s ZTE ban which the company estimates cost it $3 billion, the Senate has now voted to reinstate it. The U.S. Senate vote to reinstate the ban may not make it into law – it first has to clear the House, and then avoid...

Trade body calls on Ofcom to modernise spectrum auctions

Fixed wireless trade body WISPA (Wireless Internet Service Providers Association) has called on Ofcom to modernise spectrum auctions. WISPA believes Ofcom needs to ‘modernise the way it allocates spectrum resources’ because the current approach is outdated and ‘no...