Cartesian surveyed US consumers about the sharing of passwords for internet video streaming services.
A deal will almost certainly be done at 40¢ per share but you would need to be a fortune teller to predict what Cartesian’s new owners will do with their acquisition.
This confused international supplier of a mix of services, including strategic telecoms consulting and RA software, must hope that somebody will offer to buy it.
The Johannesburg conference of the Risk and Assurance Group (RAG) should encourage us to run more collaborative events in Africa.
As customers we know what makes us regret signing a contract with a new supplier, so why do telcos struggle to do the same?
The US-headquartered supplier of a mishmash of telecoms services, including RA, agrees that they need to turn around their fortunes… but cannot say how they will do it.
The good news for Cartesian and its investors is that telcos need help with supplying OTT TV.
Market leading vendors – SIGOS, Subex, WeDo, Neural and Cartesian – have backed a collective bid to professionalize risk and assurance. The community should follow their lead.
Cartesian had seemingly bounced back from the threat of being delisted, but the announcement of disappointing 2016 revenues has knocked them again.
RAG has been supported by Cartesian since its beginning in 2004. This continues with a new annual sponsorship agreement.