BBC NEWS | Technology | The future in your pocket

BBC NEWS | Technology | The future in your pocket:

If you are a geek or gadget fan, the next 12 months look like they are going to be a lot of fun.

…To begin with, 2005 will be the year that third-generation (3G) mobile phones become inescapable…

…But the shift in technology and low cost of voice calls means that operators lose a significant chunk of their revenue.
‘Show me an operator that believes their voice business can sustain them, and I’ll write their obituary’ said Niel Ransom, chief technology officer at Alcatel…

… Analyst firm Telecom View predicts that Wimax will steal a lot of market share from 3G and will be a clear winner…

… Moves to unite mobile and fixed phones look set to get more emphasis in 2005 too…

…Fixed line phones will also start to get much more serious competition from a technology that has the formidable name of Voice over IP (Voip)…

… If 2004 has been the year of the portable music player, they 2005 looks like it will be the year of the portable media player…

Good article on what’s ahead in the converging telco market.

Peter de Haas
Peter de Haas

Peter is gedreven door de eindeloze mogelijkheden die technologische vooruitgang biedt. Met een scherp oog voor het herkennen van oplossingen waar anderen slechts problemen zien, is hij een expert in digitale transformaties. Peter zet zich met volle overgave in om individuen, teams en organisaties te begeleiden bij het ontwikkelen van nieuwe vaardigheden en het implementeren van innovatieve oplossingen.

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