Muscling in on the Mobile Business

InCode's Bengt Nordström says power is shifting away from mobile network operators to nimble outsiders, such as Google, Skype, and Intel

The behavior that sets the wireless industry apart from any other is its ability to consistently innovate and constantly change. The digital wireless revolution has already delivered ubiquitous mobile voice, text messages by the billions, and communication without frontiers. The rise of GSM throughout the 1990s was unimpeded by strategic planning. Operators went for a market that was simply too large for failure to be an option. They chased, caught, and lived the dream.

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