5G paves way for telco transformation and B2B opportunities
Francesco Venturini, Corporate Vice President of Media and Communications at Microsoft, is bullish about the role of telcos in the modern economy.
Francesco Venturini, Corporate Vice President of Media and Communications at Microsoft, says 5G creates opportunities for telcos to expand into B2B services for large enterprises and small and medium-sized enterprises, especially by leveraging the network edge to enable new use cases.
To transition from primarily consumer-focused service providers to B2B solution providers, telcos are rethinking business models, the way they monetize services, and how they remain central in the value chain. He also explains how Microsoft supports telcos in their transformation to becoming technology companies.