We are entering the connected intelligence era10 where the billions of sensors will generate several thousand yottabytes, create hundreds of new companies around the globe, generate trillions of economic value and usher in a new technology cycle that benefits all.
The role of the mobile operator in this changing environment has been a subject of considerable debate. To become digital lifestyle solution providers, operators have to rethink the architecture of their assets that can enable them to be more nimble, launch new services quickly and become an active participant in the digital transformation of other industries. The fundamental building blocks of charging and policy will play a critical role in their evolution to remain a competitive player in the ecosystem.
This white paper explores the emerging trends that necessitate the urgency for a more agile infrastructure. It also discusses how new revenue opportunities in communication, commerce, health and retail need a more robust framework to manage growth and keep service providers relevant in the value chain.