IoT: The New Customer Opportunity for Telecom Companies

March 1, 2016

Telecom companies across the globe are facing tough market conditions as a result of increasing competition from over-the-top (OTT) players, high subscriber churn rates, and declining ARPUs. As service providers continue to compete for new customers, their key challenge is to reduce losses by retaining existing customers and create new revenue streams. The rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) – including the growing percolation of smart devices in the digital home – represents a massive opportunity for telcos.

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