Management World Americas keynote perspectives will look at new business models from different perspectives and discuss innovative ways of making money. Communication, MVNO and 2-sided business models will be discussed in order to understand the extended value chain and who will be a friend or foe. The session will then examine the delivery of new services as a way moving from surviving to thriving. The focus will be on new ways of saving money and generating revenue with the spotlight on implementation and operational excellence, the influence of the macro environment and new digital media.
Telecom TV Americas Editor Kirk Laughlin talks with Len Lauer, COO, Qualcomm who snap previews Qualcomm’s new MediaFLO portable screen – Qualcomm’s first consumer product. And we talk about spectrum allocations; why open source is a good idea (as long as the market doesn’t get too fragmented) and why next year will see continued growth in high-end devices.
Long live grey power! Handset manufactures may be more concerned with jam-packing the latest features onto a device, but seniors have other needs. Fact is, this relatively untapped demographic often feels technologically alienated, which is ironic, considering the critical use mobile technology plays in medical emergencies, its ability to help the elderly retain their independence or to keep contact with friends & family.
LG is famous for its premium Black Label and Prada handset designs. But with the LG Crystal – claimed to be the world’s first transparent designer phone – is it a case of style over substance? Leila Makki finds out.