Windstream and Vitria Executives Discuss the Future of Network Service Providers in Serving the Connected Lives of Consumers at Home and at Work

The cable/telco sector is in the midst of a seismic shift, as new technologies and rising consumer expectations drive the radical transformation of traditional business models. During a recent podcast interview for journalists, Mark Wyman, Senior Vice President for Application Development for Windstream and Chris Menier, Vice President and Transformation Strategist at Vitria discussed how a sophisticated data-centric approach to a customer-focused strategy can generate sustainable competitive differentiation within the NSP community.

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Australia SVoD Saturation Set to Exceed Pay TV Saturation By End of 2018, Futuresource Consulting Says

Consumer spend on video entertainment in Australia is expected to grow 3 percent in 2019 to AU $5.3 billion, according to the latest video entertainment report from Futuresource Consulting. This growth is to be helped by an uplift at the box office and with SVoD uptake continuing to impress. By the end of 2018, Australia is set to be the first country to see the number of SVoD households overtake those of Pay-TV in any market worldwide.

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Technicolor's Jos Delbar Reveals the Four Capabilities Critical to Achieving Seamless 4K OTT Content Delivery over Wi-Fi

Four key capabilities are necessary to deliver uninterrupted 4K video to the home: Detection, Monitoring, Proactive Care, and Reactive Care, says Jos Delbar, Product Manager at Technicolor, in the white paper, Guaranteeing Seamless 4K OTT Content Delivery, presented at the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2018, in Atlanta, GA, October 22-25.

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Unisys’ Eric Hutto Describes the Strategic Gap Between Digital Transformation and Digital Optimization Affecting Most Organizations

While organizations across industries and around the world have engaged in a comprehensive discussion about digital transformation, the truth is that most executives are really only presiding over digital optimization initiatives that merely streamline existing operations.

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Craig Martin of J.D. Power Discusses How Customer-Centric Digital Transformation is Key to the Future of Wealth Management

As new technologies and communication channels create more options for consumers seeking to optimize the management of their financial lives, the wealth management sector must put the customer experience at the center of how, when and where to apply new services based on innovative capabilities, says Craig Martin, Managing Director, Wealth & Lending in the Services Industries Division at J.D. Power.

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Nearly Every Enterprise Will Be Digital Native By 2023, IDC Predicts

As IT and business leaders gear up for the next phase of development in digital transformation (DX), enterprises have embarked on a race to expand their digital innovation capabilities to compete and thrive in the rapidly digitizing global economy, according to new research from International Data Corp. (IDC). Increasingly, organizations are unleashing "multiplied innovation" through expanded digital reach, pervasive intelligence, exploding app and service development, evolving customer expectations, and ambient trust and security.

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European Mobility Services Market Value to Reach Nearly $325 Billion in 2022, IDC Says

European spending on mobility solutions is forecast to reach $293 billion in 2018, according to a new update to the Worldwide Semiannual Mobility Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC). IDC expects the market to post a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.4 percent, leading to spending in excess of $325 billion in 2022.

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Mobility-as-a-Service Revenues to Exceed $11 Billion By 2023, Juniper Research Finds

Revenues generated by the use of Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) platforms, which integrate multi-modal transport services (including buses, taxis, rail and metro), will exceed $11 billion by 2023, a new study from Juniper Research reveals. This is up from an estimated $100 million in 2018 and is an average annual growth of 156 percent.

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Smart Homes Poised to Play a Key Role in Enhancing Healthcare Experience, Frost & Sullivan Says

The home will emerge as an increasingly valuable site for enhancing the healthcare experience as part of the progression of digital, remote, connected and virtual care, according to new research from Frost & Sullivan. Health systems are evolving beyond care delivery of the diseased to encompass numerous health and wellness touchpoints, transforming it from disease management to health management.

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