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  TM Forum’s award recognizes the Catalyst teams who have demonstrated outstanding work in solving real-world challenges or making future opportunities a reality   Globetom announced that both its Catalyst projects, Phygital Store and Connected citizens – a Smart City Enabling Digital Platform, were selected as winners in TM Forum’s 2018 Catalyst Awards at Digital Transformation World in Nice. Both Catalysts were recognised for Outstanding Use of TM...

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  The Blockchain technology which enables cryptocurrency has much greater worth than the monetary value of the cryptocurrency itself. Using the technology, which creates a distributed ledger, can provide transparency, security and continuity to a Smart City and its citizens. Using this distributed ledger to track interactions which a citizen has with the city and its amenities allows for an entire eco-system to be developed and...

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  Online shopping has completely altered the shopping experience and the ‘traditional’ physical store is changing. The new obstacle for retailers and network operators? To turn potential clientele from visitors into loyal customers.   This is exactly what a group of TM Forum members wants to showcase as a Catalyst Project at Digital Transformation World in Nice during May 2018. Globetom is participating in the  Catalyst team together...

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    Globetom is participating in two catalyst projects that will be showcased at the TM Forum's Digital Transformation World (DTW) congress in Nice from 16 to 18 May 2018.   Globetom's TM Forum API contributions, as well as Globetom's own technology platforms, will be showcased as part of the catalyst projects.   Please visit Globetom in the Catalyst Project area at Digital Transformation World where we will be able to...

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  The need for incumbent Communication Service Providers to transform rapidly to grab a piece of the Over-the-Top market and become Digital Service Providers is no longer an initiative, but a business imperative.   Several predictions followed the advent of smartphones that exposed the threat to incumbent Communication Service Providers of declining to a “thick dumb data pipe” provider with Over-the-Top market players grabbing the attention of consumers....

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  Huawei has launched its Digital inCloud Eastern and Southern Africa regional centre and announced that two South African service providers have already signed up to offer their apps to a global audience.   Globetom will list its billing products, while GM Gaming will offer its gaming apps on the Huawei platform.   According to Mac Taylor, chief business consultant for Huawei’s digital services product line, the new Digital InCloud...

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  Low-cost airline Mango has invested in locally developed middleware technology from Globetom, a South African company specialising in mission-critical software used in various IT Industry Verticals.   Mango elected Globetom’s GEF middleware platform as the messaging stack for its MARS reservation platform, owned in-house. The GEF platform includes the XATMI Communication Application Programming Interface standard for distributed computing which made the migration of the Mango reservation platform...

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