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28 March 2009

Platform Wars: Will Android allow the IT industry to Seize the Mobile Value Chain?

What are open platforms and open networks, and why are they important? New operating systems such as Android & LiMo appear to be more than just new technologies. Do they really challenge the current mobile network operator business model by turning the mobile terminal into a mobile applications platform rather than a services terminal? This programme looks at this clash of ideas by identifying the three different players: 'openness advocates', 'bit pipe avoiders' and 'middle wayers'.


Source: TelecomTV



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