ICIN 2007 – Great conference in a great location

Last thursday ICIN 2007 conference has closed his doors. ICIN, a world leading international conference on the intelligent service layer, applications layer, the signalling and control plane, mobility, the associated network transport and access layers of communications networks and deals with all aspects of services, networks, customer and terminal control was great again. ICIN […]

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Convergence is happening: In Media. In Telco. And …

Convergence has become one of the most central and significant issues faced in the Technology, Media & Telecommunications sector today – shaping everything from product and service launches to catalyzing multi-million dollar mergers and acquisitions. Convergence Conversations, a book published by Deloitte comprises interviews with 36 senior executives from the converging world. In this […]

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GSM 2007 started in Barcelona

The 3GSM World Congress combines the world’s largest exhibition for the mobile industry with a cutting edge congress featuring the most prominent Chief Executives representing mobile operators, vendors and content owners from across the world. And so is Sun again here and will present the most actual products and solutions.

Personally I’m facing around 25 meetings […]

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Update to Telecommunication Conference in Bonn (3)

For Detlef Spang, ad interim CEO, COLT Telecom GmbH it’s all about Solution over IP (SoIP). Already 14% of midmarket companies are using VoIP servies. And COLT’s hosted PBX solution helps them to have “plug and play” IT services. COLT’s strategy is named “Universal Network” and tries to offer simplicity at its best: one device, […]

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WiMAX auction in Germany

After auctioning Germany’s UMTS/3G licenses for around 50 billion Euro the german government is working on the next round… Again there’ll be an auction, again there are more bidder than licenses. But the technology is named now WiMAX (Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access). The auction will happen in this calendar year and will be held […]

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Update to Telecommunication Conference in Bonn (1)

In following you can find some notes I took during the conference today. Sorry – some speakers I don’t mention, but they have mostly presented company strategies which can be found already at their webpages and have no really brand new informations for us telco-insiders…
Carsten Schloter, CEO Swisscom AG (Switzerland): At the moment all application […]

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Update to Telecommunication Conference in Bonn (2)

The last part on thursday is all about regulation. Matthias Kurt, president of the Bundesnetzagentur, the german regulation agency, spoke about consequences of high dynamics of competition in Germany and how this affects his daily work. “Neither we face the doomsday in this industry nor that everything would be very easy and happy”, so Kurth. […]

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Conference: Handelsblatt Telco Market Europe

Numbers about the telco market in Europe? You can get them in one conference – and the newest update about strategies of leading companies in this great industry! Yesterday Telekommarkt Europa (Telco Market Europe), a telco focussed conference organized by the newspaper Handelsblatt started. Sun is a long time sponsor of this annual conference and […]

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European Mobile Networking Day in Cologne, Germany

Today, Mobile Networking Day 2006 was happening in Cologne, Germany. German software company Netzwert and Sun Microsystems invited experts from leading European Mobile Network Operators to the 2nd Mobile Networking Day, where we covered both the technical and the social aspects of networking.
The pressure to cut operational expenses is on everyone‘s mind. At the same […]

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Broadband penetration to double in 5 years

The number of broadband subscribers worldwide is expected to double over the next five years. By the end of 2010, there will be some 413 million broadband subscribers, according to a report from market research firm In-Stat.
Subscriber numbers will be primarily drive by the increasing penetration of established broadband technologies like digital subscriber line (DSL) […]

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