Meeting user experience expectations is becoming more difficult. As these expectations continue to rise, the drivers of the digital economy throw a variety of wrenches into the works. Increasing numbers of users, devices, locations and data paired with the demand for real-time engagement and execution is now required for success.
Internet speed, in terms of introducing new technologies in the telecommunications industry, has followed a very clear pattern: more than two years of standardization, followed by 18+ months of product development and, finally, a year-long deployment timeline.
The time has come for LTE roaming to expand both in-country footprint and enable international travel.
For maintaining secure mobile payments during peak, holiday purchasing times, such as Black Friday or Cyber-Monday, companies rely on multiple authentication and validation services to approve transactions and avoid fraud. Many online payment services, such as American Express’ recently announced token-based service, are moving to the cloud.