Telecommunication and Value-Added Services Blog Impact of New Technologies on Value-Added Services in Telecoms
Industry Insights
May 4, 2020

Impact of New Technologies on Value-Added Services in Telecoms

The telecoms industry may pride itself on being particularly innovative, but perhaps the technology game moves so quickly that the…
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Telecommunication and Value-Added Services Blog Lessons Learned: Where I Have Failed to Promote Diversity
Opinion
July 16, 2019

Lessons Learned: Where I Have Failed to Promote Diversity

When Hans Huber, Walter Rott and I started working on the initial business plan for ECT, some 22 years ago,…
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Telecommunication and Value-Added Services Blog A European Identity Crisis
Opinion
May 17, 2019

A European Identity Crisis

What do we mean by ‘identity’? Before considering the European identity dilemma, I would like to analyze this question so…
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ECT Value-Added Services for Telecoms Service Providers
Opinion
May 3, 2019

The Simple Complexity of Communication

Internet and mobile apps constantly confront us with a plethora of new products supposedly created with better communication in mind.…
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Telecommunication and Value-Added Services Blog Globalisation of Communications
Opinion
May 8, 2018

On the Globalisation of Communications

Without stopping to think about it, we take for granted that the liberalisation of our communications industry and its globalisation…
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Telecommunication and Value-Added Services Blog Uber Outlawed in London The War against OTT continues
Opinion
November 3, 2017

Uber Outlawed in London: The War against OTT continues (Part 2)

In my previous blog, I wrote about how OTT providers, like Uber, challenge and even limit social sovereignty. This is…
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Telecommunication and Value-Added Services Blog Uber Outlawed in London The War against OTT continues
Opinion
October 18, 2017

Uber Outlawed in London: The War against OTT Continues

Like me, you might have recently read that the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, and the Transport Authority of London…
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Telecommunication and Value-Added Services Blog To the Infrastructure Vendors It Aint Necessarily So
Opinion
September 8, 2016

It Ain’t Necessarily So

This refrain from the famous Gershwin song just keeps popping into my head. Maybe it’s because I’ve been talking to…
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Telecommunication and Value-Added Services Blog Provide Your Customers with OTT Voice and Video Calling
Opinion
September 6, 2016

The Low Hanging Fruit for Network Providers

You’re probably going to balk when I now name the fattest, ripest and juiciest fruit on your tree: namely OTT…
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Telecommunication and Value-Added Services Blog Why Facebook Is Not a Carrier
Opinion
November 19, 2015

Why Facebook Isn’t a Carrier

If you want to get a really good overview of WebRTC and what it does, I cannot but recommend to…
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Telecommunication and Value-Added Services Blog It’s an All IP World and We All Live in It
Opinion
September 9, 2014

It’s an All IP World and We All Live in It

Actually I got tired about the “voice is dead” clamor and the “TDM is going to be switched off for…
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Telecommunication and Value-Added Services Blog How Carriers can Incorporate WebRTC in Their Networks
Opinion
October 4, 2013

How Carriers can Incorporate WebRTC in Their Networks

Hey everybody, I'd like to share with you this article on WebRTC and on how operators can incorporae WebRTC in…
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Telecommunication and Value-Added Services Blog Value-Added Services with LTE
Opinion
August 3, 2011

Value-Added Services with LTE

There has been one recent trend in the telecommunications industry that’s hard to evade. I am talking about mobile broadband,…
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Telecommunication and Value-Added Services Blog The Golden Rules of Venture Capital Success
Opinion
May 18, 2011

The Golden Rules of Venture Capital Success

After some interesting ‘adjustments’ in our industry, here is a brief summary of the rules of the venture capital game:…
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Telecommunication and Value-Added Services Blog Banks and Subsidies
Opinion
November 3, 2010

Banks and Subsidies

During the crisis last year, the German federal government introduced a series of measures to stimulate the weakening economy. This…
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Telecommunication and Value-Added Services Blog Good Business Strategy Means Financial Independence
Opinion
October 12, 2010

Good Business Means Financial Independence

There are a few things that most privately held mid-sized companies in Germany have in common; one is the avoidance…
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Telecommunication and Value-Added Services Blog The Seductive Power of Money
Opinion
June 8, 2010

The Seductive Power of Money

We’ve been living with the finance crisis for some time now. When I think of the impact on mid-sized companies…
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Telecommunication and Value-Added Services Blog It is All About Communication
Opinion
March 17, 2010

It’s All About Communication

As the CEO of ECT, I welcome you with great pleasure to the new ECT brand. If you’ve known us…
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