I will handle a Discussion Group on Sept 22nd in London at Service Delivery Innovation Summit, and it is about … More
In Africa, it’s not because a technology is available that it should be used, the goal is on the opposite to look for the biggest tech common denominator to reach out to the largest number of users.
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Margaux Pelen, a young but already serial entrepreneur, shares with us some learnings from her experience in Africa. Mobile might well turn to be the way forward to Internet in Africa.
African innovation is rooted in mobile stunning expansion. Demo Africa is the right place to witness technology at its birth and to report on the next big thing from Africa. Africa’s Internet somehow prefigures our future.
For international Telcos, the challenge is to embellish the network with services and APIs . To capture local patterns, going in the field and meeting with local mobile app makers and entrepreneurs, connecting trends to innovation Labs, and desiging bespoke enablers, testing, learning and iterating with developers community, are the ingredients of the right formula.
How should Telcos innovate? Slow players in a fast innovating digital world, the equation seems complex. Based on an in-depth analysis, Ovum stresses on a few priorities: extended innovation benefits measurement, network-driven innovation, collaborative innovation and API, leaders involvement, and a new role for Telcos, ‘Enablers of the Digital World’.