Category Archives: News

Is quad play enough?

Dinosaurs roamingService providers cannot be limited by quad play. In the era of multi play, service providers have the tools they need to branch out into multiple vertical areas.   More >>

What Happens the Day after the Acquisition

In an era of M&A, some are smoother than others. We compare Liberty Global’s pending acquisition of Ziggo to Vodafone’s recent acquisition of Kabel Deutschland, and look at how different these two acquisitions really are.   More >>

Will an Apple a Day Keep the Doctor Away?

Rumors are flying that the next iOS version, and accompanying iWatch, will focus heavily on healthcare. Is this shaping up to be a new battleground between Apple, service providers and over-the-top (OTT) players?  More >>

Lenovo opens the door for the next billion smartphone customers

The good news for consumers about Lenovo’s decision to buy Motorola Mobility from Google for almost $3 billion is that this will mean more alternatives to Apple and Samsung when it comes to choosing a smartphone. The deal also gives Lenovo a foot in the door in the lucrative US smartphone market, which so far has proved hard for Lenovo to enter, despite it being a smartphone leader in China. The move mirrors Lenovo’s tactics in 2005, when it muscled its way into what was then the world’s largest PC market by buying IBM’s personal computer division.  More >>