• August 10, 2009 10 Aug'09

    Can the smartphone replace the laptop?

    At the annual Interop conference in Las Vegas, I recently chaired a session titled "Is Your Next Laptop a Smartphone?" and the packed house had the opportunity to consider one of the most interesting possibilities in mobile computing and ...  Continue Reading

  • August 10, 2009 10 Aug'09

    Want mobile carrier openness? Be careful what you wish for!

    What would happen if the carrier exclusivity that we've grown accustomed to for our mobile devices were to end? In this article, Jack Gold of J. Gold Associates looks at the pros and cons if exclusivity arrangements were to be regulated out of ...  Continue Reading

  • August 04, 2009 04 Aug'09

    SDPs drive business goals to increase network value

    Service delivery platforms (SDPs) can help telecom carriers create new service value by providing the flexibility to adapt to a customer's individual behavior without creating performance and operations problems that would overwhelm the opportunity ...  Continue Reading

  • August 04, 2009 04 Aug'09

    Advanced service creation requires new network model

    A new model of service creation requires the use of service delivery platforms (SDPs) to enable advanced service creation and create clear network layers that separate the transport from the service and applications control layers, and address four ...  Continue Reading