The Importance of Edge Analytics in a 5G World: Driving revenue from analytics (1.3MB)
For the last three decades, mobile operators around the world have focused on making their networks as efficient as possible while providing differentiated service to consumers. It is the consumers that provide the vast majority of revenues for the mobile industry. This model is now changing: simply put, consumers are unable or unwilling to pay more for faster mobile data service or for a larger bucket of GBytes. Mobile operator economics are changing rapidly with the result that the focus today is network monetization and not simply network optimization.