Skip to main content

IEC Annual Review of Communications

According to the latest edition of the Annual Review of Communications, continued growth for service providers will rest on their ability to offer the valued-added services, via the next-generation network, that today's customers want. There is global demand for service packages that include high-speed Internet, high-quality video, and traditional voice � the combination of which is now referred to as the triple-play.

"For service providers like telcos, the 'triple play' represents the ultimate way to increase profits and customer loyalty concurrently," says Wolfgang Schmitz, Senior Executive Vice President of Technology Engineering, T-Com, at Deutsche Telekom AG and a contributor to the Annual Review. "A triple-play service infrastructure opens the door to a whole new class of converged services. These services can be integrated into the traditional service packages to provide value-added services that differentiate the triple play offer from disjointed voice, data, and video services."

Key industry trends and issues such as this are covered in the Annual Review of Communications, Volume 58. Designed for industry professionals and academics at all levels, the Review is intended to keep its readers informed of the most recent industry developments. Detailed technology assessments, case studies, and deployment reports; business strategy reviews; policy recommendations; market forecasts; revenue projections; and trend analyses are all part of the Annual Review.

Popular posts from this blog

Industrial and Manufacturing Technology Growth

In an evolving era of rapid advancement, market demand for innovative technology in the industrial and manufacturing sectors is skyrocketing. Leaders are recognizing the immense potential of digital transformation and are driving initiatives to integrate technologies into their business operations.  These initiatives aim to enhance efficiency, reduce costs, and ultimately drive growth and competitiveness in an increasingly digital business upward trajectory. The industrial and manufacturing sectors have been the backbone of the Global Networked Economy, contributing $16 trillion in value in 2021. Industrial and Manufacturing Tech Market Development   This growth represents a 20 percent increase from 2020, highlighting the resilience and adaptability of these sectors in the face of unprecedented challenges, according to the latest worldwide market study by ABI Research . The five largest manufacturing verticals -- automotive, computer and electronic, primary metal, food, and machinery -

Rise of AI-Enabled Smart Traffic Management

The demand for smart traffic management systems has grown due to rising urban populations and increasing vehicle ownership. With more people and cars concentrated in cities, problems like traffic congestion, air pollution, and greenhouse gas emissions are pressing issues. Since the early 2000s, government leaders have been exploring ways to leverage advances in IoT connectivity, sensors, artificial intelligence (AI), and data analytics to address these transportation challenges. The concept of a Smart City emerged in the 2010s, with smart mobility and intelligent traffic management as key components.  Smart Traffic Management Market Development Concerns about continued climate change, as well as cost savings from improved traffic flow, have further motivated local government investment in these advanced systems. According to the latest worldwide market study by Juniper Research, they found that by 2028, smart traffic management investment will be up by 75 percent from a 2023 figure of

AI Software Market will Reach $251 Billion

The growth in Artificial Intelligence (AI) software could lead to many benefits. As more organizations adopt AI, they may become more efficient, productive, and able to offer improved products and services. The global job market could also expand, with demand growing for roles like AI engineers and technicians. Plus, AI apps could enable breakthroughs in fields like healthcare, transportation, and energy. The worldwide AI software market will grow from $64 billion in 2022 to nearly $251 billion in 2027 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 31.4 percent, according to the latest market study by International Data Corporation (IDC). AI Software Market Development The forecast for AI-centric software includes Artificial Intelligence Platforms, AI Applications, AI System Infrastructure Software (SIS), and AI Application Development and Deployment (AD&D) software (excluding AI platforms). However, it does not include Generative AI (GenAI) platforms and applications, which IDC recent