Ahead of Mobile World Congress, 6GWorld sat down with Susan James, Senior Director of Telecoms Strategy at Red Hat, to talk about the early indicators of adoption they are seeing in edge networking and how that relates to other trends such as private networking.
We examine the realities of edge networking technology, analytics and the business models that might make it viable.
6GWorld had the pleasure of talking to two executives recently from very different companies working to forge partnerships between telecoms service providers and other industries. However, there are striking similarities in the evolutionary paths that they, and the operators they work with, have followed to create effective partnerships with players in other industries that allow operators to monetise their capabilities.
It has become something of a cliché to refer to the data within operator networks as gold that needs to be mined. That doesn’t make it any less true. The challenge is to do that with a laser focus and to do it economically.