The future’s not just mobile, it’s unified

Vodafone has embarked on a new future this week after acquiring Spanish cable operator Ono – and branching out into internet and television services. This combination will create Spain’s second-biggest telecoms operator, challenge Telefonica’s dominance and continue a move towards Vodafone’s goal of becoming a major player in fixed-line services, as well as mobile. Vittorio … Continued

Big data’s big week – from mainstream to monetisation

This week saw the topic of ‘big data’ discussed on Radio 4’s Today programme  with Dr Shirley-Ann Jackson, President Obama’s advisor. Reaching beyond the technical audience, the programme described a future where tremendous amounts of data could be mined and applied to industries ranging from healthcare to retail and fraud identification. Meanwhile, Research Director, Svetlana Sicular … Continued