Blockchain Transformation In Telecommunications

Research Overview

Author: Christian Keil
Release Date: September 22, 2021

Abstract:

Led by a telco industry veteran, this project showcases the big advances made in overcoming the implementation challenges of blockchain—namely, scalability, privacy, industry adoption, and enterprise readiness. It features a case study on roaming fraud and a timeline of telco blockchain demos like a cross-carrier payment system, intercarrier settlements, and subscription processing. The author applies a framework for use case analysis to data sharing, self-sovereign identity, certificate authorities, border gateway protocols, and service provisioning. Telcos are on the move, and this research captures initiatives underway.

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