Operators – Intelligent Partners In The 2020s?

As the telecoms world starts moving increasingly to more open and collaborative models to build services, propositions and revenue streams, strategies and philosophies for partnering will become increasingly significant for success. This is, unfortunately, an area where the telecoms industry has tended to do badly, from the desire to control walled gardens of services in the days before 3G to the modern day. Are there ways we can do better as an industry?