This time of the year it is customary for my colleagues at inCITES and myself to look back to the year that is about to end and reflect on the lessons learned that set the foundations for the years to come. This help us evaluate what went well, what did not go so well and what we can do better next year to exceed our clients’ expectations.
As 2017 is coming to an end we would like to recap our 2017 activities and reflect on the lessons we learned from them during the outgoing year. 2017 was a very productive and pivotal year for inCITES Consulting.
In order to identify which factors are expected to be important to make 5G a success we put together a questionnaire and shared it with various telecoms experts. We then used the Fuzzy analytic hierarchy process (AHP) methodology to analyse the results.
The need for ubiquitous connectivity is going nowhere but up. This creates growth in data traffic which means higher need for data centers and investments. In fact, Data Centers have experienced significant growth in the recent years in terms of number of sites, capacity and the possible uses ranging from storage, computing power, analytics, search engines, social networking, streaming media etc.
Στο τέλος του 2012, δυο από τους τρεις μεγαλύτερους παρόχους κινητής τηλεφωνίας στην Ελλάδα ανέπτυξαν για πρώτη φορά δίκτυα 4G, προσφέροντας υψηλότερη ποιότητα υπηρεσιών και μεγαλύτερες ταχύτητες στους συνδρομητές τους.
For around a decade, between 2008-16, both the fixed and mobile telecom market in W. Europe shrank (Figure 1) due to a number of reasons, ranging from price control regulation (see EU Roam like Home initiative) and the significant declines in the price per unit for all core telecom services to the disruption from OTT providers and change in consumer preferences.