The Open Telco – How do we harness the innovation required to revamp the network

The supplier ecosystem into the telecoms industry faces some major demands. Openness has many flavours depending on your start position.
Will ‘open’ result in a wider supplier pool or will the desire to reduce the number of suppliers handled by the telcos be a stronger factor?
Are we finally approaching a balance of supply and demand in the telecoms marketplace?
Is the availability of open APIs and open interfaces finally going to kick-start a more competitive supplier environment?
NetNumber discuss in this blog.