Author Archives: simondillsworth

’60 Seconds and counting…and then I’m gone’..

I was fascinated to learn about the science Netflix is using to make sure they grab subscriber attention as quickly as possible. I have blogged on many occasions regarding the importance of content and how it is the quality of … Continue reading

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The Rise of the Drones – and they need Insurance too!

I have blogged recently regarding the rise of automation and the likely impact of robots on business and customer service today. I was at the shops over the weekend and was fascinated to see how the sale of ‘drones’ is … Continue reading

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Quad-Play Subscriptions Will Soar In 2016

It was interesting to see the Weekend FT providing a detailed comparison of the potential quad-play market in the UK. The FT reminded readers that a decade ago customers knew where they stood with telcos – BT sold phones and … Continue reading

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Will The Tech Giants Make Us Cut The Cord On Pay TV?

I have talked a lot about how content and innovation is the key to winning subscribers. I have also talked about how pay-subscription TV services such as Sky will come under increasing pressure as over-the-top streaming services become better and … Continue reading

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BT and EE Merger Approved: Good For UK Telcos?

So the UK Competition And Markets Authority (CMA) has cleared the merger of BT and EE after investigating the deal for six months. Several companies in the telco sector objected to this merger so what does this mean for the … Continue reading

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US Consumers Rejecting Home Broadband In Favour of Mobiles

An interesting survey of US broadband consumers in the USA showed some interesting results recently. The Pew Research centre found that 80% of US adults have access to the Internet now, which is increasing slowly because presumably most people in … Continue reading

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Omnichannel Truths for 2016

One of the most important developments around customer experience in 2015 was the importance of omnichannel service. Originally this developed from a need to respond to the various new channels customers were using. This multichannel environment spawned the omnichannel once … Continue reading

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