The Mobile World Congress, largest and most important event for the mobile industry, was held a few weeks ago in Barcelona. The event focused on many subject matters and their implications for the mobile communications industry and society at large.
As the deployment of 4G is well advanced, 5G is in the mind of the mobile communication industry. Its implementation raises many questions around user identification technology: the SIM has been the standard for decades but with the advent of 5G, the eSIM (embedded SIM) or iSIM (internet SIM) could become the new norm. If we take a closer look at the eSIM and shift our focus to what is behind its components, we realize that its added value lays in its management opportunities. For instance, the eSIM orchestration technology requires the management of the entire life cycle of the eSIM:
The advent of Mobile Money was also discussed as its financial and client-retention potential wages a war between Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) and Over-the-Top (OTT) players:
The advent of Mobile Money was also discussed as its financial and client-retention potential wages a war between Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) and Over-the-Top (OTT) players: https://www.smartinsights.net/single-post/2018/02/22/Mobile-Money-OTTs-vs-MNOs.
Another topic addressed was Augmented Reality, its application in our everyday life and its need for data security: https://www.smartinsights.net/single-post/2018/02/26/Augmented-reality-enterprise-or-consumer-technology