$35 Smartphone Suggests Telecom Costs Still Way Too High

In any competitive business, the provider with the lowest cost tends to win. And that is a problem that has not yet been solved by most tier-one service providers in developed markets. 

One example is a $35 smartphone. WhatsApp offering voice and messaging provides another example. 

The rise to prominence of firms such as Huawei, network function virtualization, software optimized networks and software defined networks provide additional examples. 

On a global basis, the telecom industry continues to have operating and capital costs that are too high. 

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

Spectrum Fees, High Incremental Capex, Lower Value in Ecosystem Mean Historic Changes Might be Necessary

For Ting, Operating Costs are Key to Business Model

Lower FTTH Costs Improve the Business Model, But How Much?