The widespread adoption of origin based pricing in Europe is effectively a stealth tax that further encourages customers to switch to OTT services.
Some customers could not connect to the new Disney+ video streaming service, whilst others found their accounts had been hacked already.
Presenting charges on behalf of over-the-top providers will make it harder to detect fraud and resolve billing complaints.
Porter Bibb, the famous American financier and media producer, believes Netflix will have to introduce adverts to boost revenues, but this will prompt its decline.
Oculeus CEO Arnd Baranowski says the IP addresses of PBX hackers can and should be blocked before they succeed.
As telcos transform into digital service providers they will increasingly rely on analytics to manage new risks.
RA teams must repeatedly review their scope and methods if they are to avoid stagnation.
The first of 10 posts on RAFM trends and issues focuses on the potentially massive impact of over the top services.
The policies supported by European Commissioner Andrus Ansip would reduce the risks faced by telcos and other providers of online platforms.
Telcos that stand in the way of inevitable progress might end up like the town of Narok in Kenya… in deep water, and struggling to stay afloat.