Work Stream Review

TADSummit is focused on building an essential component of the Telecoms industry, the telecom application developer ecosystem that creates new services and customer value to address the revenue decline from the commoditization of voice and messaging. Only by working together can we make this happen and drive new revenues into the industry. The sponsors, partners, developers […]

Work Stream 3 Kickoff (IPR and Service Innovation)

For those of us who are in the business of building things.  Where “things” are primarily apps and services. Of course, telecommunications APIs now offer a ready base from which to form or realise our visions. Being able to use networks and network resources as programmable entities, rather than as simply accessible services, opens up a […]

TADS Vision and TADSummit 2014 Website Live

The TADSummit website is live, you can see we have an unprecedented line-up of sponsors and partners supporting TADS including: Sponsors: APEX Communications, Apidaze, Ericsson, hSenid Mobile, Huawei, Nexmo, OpenCloud, Oracle, Shango, Solaiemes, Telestax, Tropo, Ubuntu / Canonical, and Voxbone. Partners: Metaswitch, Truphone, Tyntec and many more helping get the word out on what we’re […]

Comverse buys Solaiemes

Solaiemes, a founding sponsor of TADHack, was recently acquired by Comverse. Solaiemes focuses on two of the fastest growing market segments in the service provider and enterprise markets: mobile broadband / rich communications and WebRTC. Solaiemes has been a trail blazer in RCS and WebRTC, introducing innovative ideas, services and solutions to the market. These […]

TADSummit Work Stream 2 (Ecosystem Operations) Kick Off Discussion

At TADSummit on the 12 and 13 November, there will be six work streams over the two days of the event, as described in this Introduction to TADSummit weblog. The work streams will be divided into detailed case studies and facilitated work group discussions focused on solving / exploring key issues in building the telecom application […]

Introduction to TADSummit 2014 12-13 November Istanbul

This weblog introduces the TADSummit 2014 agenda, shown at the bottom of this weblog.  After the success of TADSummit 2013 and the massive TADHack 2014, we are building interest in an essential yet missing component of the Telecoms industry, the telecom application developer ecosystem that creates new services and customer value to address the revenue decline from […]

The Tropo Developer Network to be Presented at TADSummit

Tropo have launched the Tropo Developer Network (TDN), it’s a community of technical and business experts collaborating to bring Tropo-powered apps to new customers and markets around the world.  If you have built a service focused on say the UK market, TDN can help you to take that service to other markets in say the […]

The Software Defined Telco

Guest Post by Ross Garrett, Director Product Marketing. Layer 7 Technologies a CA Technologies company. Back in 2011, Marc Andreessen famously stated that “software is eating the world” and predicted that – over the subsequent decade – almost every major industry would be disrupted and transformed by software and the innovations of Silicon Valley. Just […]

Building the TAD Ecosystem

Given the feedback received since the release of the TAD Manifesto and the responses to the TAD Questionnaires, Telecom application developers range from: Hardcore Telecom Application Developers building communications platforms and services on open source and proprietary platforms such as OpenCloud, Asterisk, Free Switch, Mobicents, Clearwater, etc..  These are the developers that understand re-origination, codec […]