BizTechReports/The Future Trust Webcast: LTE Broadband Internet Access to the Home Offers New Opportunities for Mobile Operators

Olivier LafontaineIn the face of an increasingly saturated smartphone market, mobile operators seeking new revenue streams are finding profitable new opportunities by leveraging existing investments in Long Term Evolution (LTE) networks to take advantage of connected home strategies.

To optimize their offerings, however, mobile operators would do well to partner with experts that understand the complexity of bringing such advanced services into the home.

Technicolor LogoIn an effort to better understand the challenges and opportunities mobile operators face in bringing LTE broadband to the home, we reached out to Olivier Lafontaine, director, Strategy & Product Management, Technicolor. Lafontaine is uniquely qualified to see both sides of the LTE broadband equation: he spent five years at ST-Ericsson, where he led the business development team and worked with smartphone customers to develop the first 4G devices.

Tune in to the webcast below to hear what he had to say about the opportunities LTE presents to mobile operators who wish to harvest new revenue opportunities by providing broadband services to the home.


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Lane Cooper has over 20 years of experience as a researcher, reporter and editor analyzing the business and technology industry. On average, Lane meets with 600 CIOs and senior enterprise executives every year to understand the impact of evolving technological developments on organizations of all sizes across all industries. He has organized and moderated many live and online events and works with a variety of high-tech organizations to ensure that information is presented in a context that is useful to an audience of sophisticated technology buyers and implementers. He is a Contributing Content Partner to CIO Magazine, Network World and Computerworld. Other news services and magazines that have carried his by-line include: Voice Report, Network World, Byte Magazine, TechWeb, Optimize, Information Week, Telephony, Communications Week, ComWeek International, and Enterprise Systems Journal. He lives in Washington DC, where he is the Editorial Director of BizTechReports, an independent reporting agency that analyzes user trends in business technology.