Hansen’s Create-Deliver-Engage (CDE) suite is a set of software applications that aims to fulfill operator digital transformation objectives through tailored applications that are delivered through the Hansen Cloud. Futurum’s Ron Westfall assesses why Hansen’s CDE proposition provides the catalog-driven portfolio range and flexibility across the converged billing, CPQ, order management, and provisioning product domains to assure suite-wide innovation and first-tier influence in driving CSP digital transformation.
Mavenir’s OpenRAN Market Validity Swiftly Expands with DISH and Vodafone Idea Deals
Mavenir’s dual deals with DISH and Vodafone Idea validate its ability to deliver OpenRAN solutions that fulfill essential operator strategic technical and business objectives in both 4G and 5G environments, raising the OpenRAN competitive stakes across the entire 4G/5G ecosystem.
T-Mobile Sprint Deal Wins Merger Approval — Wreaking Competitive Havoc is Next Up
The T-Mobile Sprint deal wins merger approval, and no doubt wreaking competitive havoc is on the agenda for the new entity, called The New T-Mobile. That said, there’s more ahead than just shaking up the mobile carrier space. Here’s my perspective on the merger and the various 5G benefit claims made by The New T-Mobile, along with what’s likely ahead for cable operators. There are also some concerns that loom ahead, including delivering on the promised benefits, legal approval of the Dish Network settlement, and securing approval from the California Public Utility Commission.
DOJ Finally Approves Sprint T-Mobile Merger
The DOJ has finally approved the Sprint T-Mobile merger, setting the stage for three major US carriers, with 5G on the horizon. This, in theory, should enable Dish to effectively become the new fourth major US carrier, and fill the theoretical competition gap left by the Sprint T-Mobile merger, and allow Dish to work to build out its own 5G network.