Perhaps we have misunderstood this blog post, but it seems to imply telecom operators are having a major impact and playing a major role in the IoT ecosystem development. We could not downgrade its value because we disagree with the author's arguments. This is indeed a good blog post to read. However, our take goes in an opposite direction. IoT is growing in all directions and it is touching all sorts of companies, many of which are developing their own business models, which are, in our view, way ahead of what operators are doing. If you have seen what’s cooking outside the telecom space when it comes to IoT, you will soon realize operators need to catch up and pronto.
Trending: 3 Signs of IoT’s Influence on Telecom Strategy for 2017
We’re barely a fortnight into a new year, and already there is plenty of evidence that 2017 will be an important one for the relationship between the Internet of Things and telecom operator strategies. As RCR Wireless News Managing Editor Sean Kinney noted, it’s hardly news that IoT is having an impact on mobile operator business models. But, he concluded that there will be a shift in their IoT strategies, taking a leadership role rather than letting the market drive their plans.
Here are three recent news stories that illustrate what that leadership role might look like … Keep reading the original blog post here