2009: All the forecasts

2009: All the forecasts

Staff Writer  |   January 12, 2009

Yankee Group: It's the economy stupid
A watershed year in the communications market

Incode: Telecom-internet convergence
Fewer operators and vendors, bandwidth caps, a new rival to iPhone

The Huawei view
All-IP, a single radio interface and tera-scale networks

Gartner's top 10 strategic technologies
Virtualization and cloud computing

IDC: Economic crisis means pockets of opportunities
Spending down but not out -and a rethink for telcos

Websense's top six security threats
This year's vulnerabilities: the cloud and rich internet apps

Strand Consult: "Moment of truth" for handset players
The big new thing "” premium mobile broadband

Three mega-trends revolutionize telecom in 2009
2009 trends begin to emerge: Single ecosystem of telecom and the Web, content players and service providers work together, and social networking features gain in importance.

The telecoms world in 2009
Vendors see opportunity for careful transformation in networks and OSS/BSS

Tech trends to expect in 2009
Mark Anderson predicts the year's coming developments, from expanded home entertainment to voice recognition to new, lightweight netbooks

Ovum's top 8 IT challenges for 2009
New BPO models, cloud computing, quality assurance and vendor management

The hottest tech Developments of 2009
Watch for Microsoft's Windows 7; Apple's Snow Leopard; and Motorola and other smartphones running Google's Android software

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Egypt has become the first country to find out the hard way what happens when you shut down the Internet

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As 2011 dawns, industry experts predict what might happen in the year ahead

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New regulator NBTC has government, not industry, interests at heart


Adam Satariano and Peter Burrows
Deal delayed by lengthy trials, technical negotiations
Mark Sten, Globys
Carriers need to shift from blasting large segments to delivering highly personalized communications

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Experts disagree on whether the phenomenon exists
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Paul Fegan named group MD of Strategy & Corporate Services