Wireline, wireless, cable and satellite communications network operators and service providers
February 25, 2019

Business and Technology Executives Underestimate the Disruptive Prospects of 5G Technology, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK; Feb. 25, 2019 – Business and technology executives globally underestimate the disruptive potential of 5G technology that will result from increased network speeds and capacity, according to results of a global study from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). A survey of more than 1,800 executives from midsized and large businesses across industries in 10 countries found that most of them (53 percent) believe there are “very few” things that 5G will enable them to do that they cannot already do with 4G networks. Fewer than two in five executives (37 percent) expect 5G to bring a “revolutionary” shift in speed and capacity.
February 14, 2019

Accenture and Verizon Win Global Telecoms Award for Intelligent Customer Engagement Solution

NEW YORK; Feb. 14, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) have won a Global Telecoms (“Glotel”) Award for their collaboration on an innovative customer service solution that uses artificial intelligence (AI) and intelligent analytics to help Verizon customers resolve issues quickly and easily.
January 21, 2019

Accenture Extends Collaboration with ONAP to Help Communications Industry Accelerate Transformation to Software-Based Networks

SAN FRANCISCO; Jan. 21, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has extended its collaboration with LF Networking (LFN) — which facilitates collaboration and operational excellence across open networking projects, including the Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) — upgrading its membership to Gold level status as part of its strategy to build a comprehensive “as-a-service” solution for the software-defined ecosystem.
January 10, 2019

Accenture Collaborates with KPN to Demonstrate the Value of 5G-Enabled Industrial Applications

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands; Jan. 10, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is collaborating with Dutch telecommunications company KPN and other innovative businesses in the KPN-led Industrial 5G Field Lab Initiative, located at the Shell Pernis Refinery in the heart of the Rotterdam Harbour area. The goal is to prove the value of 5G applications with customers and technology partners, paving the way for the Netherlands to be a leading European player in 5G adoption.
January 08, 2019

Molex, Accenture and Amazon Web Services Co-Develop Edge Computing Solution Powering NextGen Autonomous Vehicles

LAS VEGAS; Jan. 8, 2019 – Molex is expanding its autonomous and connected vehicle capabilities by working with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) to bring edge computing and voice assistant capabilities to the Molex Automotive Ethernet Network Platform. These new digital enhancements to the Platform offer essential autonomous vehicle performance and communication functionality for automotive OEMs.
December 03, 2018

Accenture Helps Telefónica Transform the Customer Experience

MADRID; Dec. 3, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has helped Telefónica, one of the world’s largest private telecommunications companies, transform its customer experience with a complete overhaul of its digital experience for customers in Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Spain and the U.K.
October 11, 2018

For Seventh Straight Year, Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for IT Services for Communications Service Providers, Worldwide

NEW YORK; Oct. 11, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has again been recognized by independent analyst firm Gartner, Inc. as a Leader in providing information technology (IT) services for communications service providers (CSPs), worldwide. The company is positioned highest for ability to execute and furthest to the right for completeness of vision.
September 14, 2018

Accenture Launches 5G Acceleration Services at Mobile World Congress Americas

MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS AMERICAS, LOS ANGELES; Sept. 14, 2018 – To help accelerate the deployment of 5G network technology, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched a new set of services for communications service providers (CSPs), network operators, device manufacturers and non-traditional mobile network operators – such as multiple-system operators, internet software and platform players and over-the-top content suppliers.
September 05, 2018

Accenture Achieves Lead Position in HFS Industry Blueprint Report for Telecommunications Operations

NEW YORK; Sep. 5, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as the overall leader for both execution and innovation in the latest HFS report on telecommunications operations.
July 19, 2018

Modernizing Rules around 5G Small Cells Could Unlock Additional $100 Billion in Economic Growth, According to New Report

WASHINGTON, D.C.; July 19, 2018 – Reducing current timelines for 5G wireless infrastructure deployments by 12 months would unleash an additional $100 billion to the U.S. economy, according to a new report commissioned by CTIA.