Aricent to Discuss Machine-to-Machine Market Opportunities for Telecom Service Providers at Telco 2.0 Best Practices Live

Jun 24, 2010, 05:00 ET from Aricent

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Aricent®, a global innovation, technology and services company focused exclusively on communications will participate in the forthcoming Telco 2.0 Best Practice Live event, presenting business opportunities and solutions in the Machine to Machine (M2M) market for Communications Service Providers (CSPs). Theodore Forbath, vice president, Business Technology Consulting at Aricent will be a featured panelist in the M2M 2.0 session.

Telco 2.0™ is a collection of research, brainstorming and consulting services designed to catalyze change in the telecoms-media-technology sector. The initiative stimulates new ways of thinking about business models, service portfolios and technical architectures. Created by boutique analyst and consulting company, STL Partners, the Telco 2.0™ initiative was launched in May 2006 and is supported by the GSM Association, among other organizations around the world.

Telco 2.0 Best Practice Live is a part of a program to curate and communicate a knowledge bank of the best case studies, use cases and strategies from across the globe, in key 'Telco 2.0' areas: Corporate Growth Strategy; Mobile Broadband Economics; Customer Experience and Service Innovation; Machine-to-Machine; Consumer Data/Identity Services; Voice and Messaging; Apps and AppStores; Mobile Advertising and Marketing; Online Video Distribution and Entertainment Services; Mobile Money; and Cloud Computing.

As an expert in systems integration with a focus on next generation telecom challenges, Aricent has a unique combination of innovation and commercialization skills to drive a keen focus on devising workable integration solutions that harmonize devices, rich multimedia content and applications, networks, VAS/cloud-based services, and back-office support systems (B/OSS) into differentiated user experiences. Aricent offers deep communications domain expertise, a range of pre-packaged software frameworks and world-class engineering services – along with contemporary, highly tailored engagement models.



Theodore Forbath, vice president, Business Technology Consulting, at Aricent will present "The Internet of Things" in the M2M 2.0 session of Telco 2.0 Best Practice Live. Other session presenters and panelists include:

  • Ken Figueredo, principal, Ventura
  • Marie Austenaa, vice president, Strategy & Products, Telenor Objects


M2M 2.0 session is scheduled at 13:50 daily in the following regions:

  • June 28th Americas (MT)
  • June 29th EMEA (BST)
  • June 30th APAC (HKT)

General Telco 2.0 Best Practices Live broadcast runs:

  • June 28th Americas (0900-1700 MT)
  • June 29th EMEA (0900-1700 BST)
  • June 30th APAC (0900-1700 HKT)


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Aricent is a global innovation, technology and services company focused exclusively on communications. Aricent combines the leading innovation capabilities of frog design with unparalleled domain expertise in communications as a strategic supplier to the world's foremost infrastructure, application and service providers. The company's investors include Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., Sequoia Capital, The Family Office and The Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board.

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