The telecom industry is in for another massive disruption.
“Communications is now in the domain of software. We focus on the user, and we will win.” Jeff Lawson, CEO Twilio
He’s right. The user experience at large telecoms is as dated as the legacy systems that support them.
This is yet another indicator for executives of large enterprise to wake up, become more agile and innovate. Any business executive that thinks the status quo in their industry is safe, has their head in the sand and faces a similar fate to RIM & Kodak.
Twilio‘s CEO Jeff Lawson gave a passionate keynote today at his cloud telephony startup’s conference today peppered with big stats and quotes like “Communications is now in the domain of software. We focus on the user, and we will win.”
Twilio now powers big names in tech like Uber, eBay and Hulu, has 150,000 developers and is expanding internationally to disrupt ye old telecom industry.
The news was unveiled today at TwilioCon, Twilio’s developer conference in San Francisco, as co-founder and CEO Jeff Lawson took to the stage to proclaim Twilio’s success in disrupting the carrier hegemony. “In telecom, the playing field has been leveled,” he said, because of the shift away from expensive hardware to cloud-based software, such as kind that Twilio offers.
Twilio today announced that there are now 150,000 developers using its APIs, with almost 1.5 million phone calls a day and 500 million phone calls…
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