2016 Telecommunications Trends: More Choices, Less Lock-In

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The Future Is OTT

More messages are sent over data than traditional SMS, and now the same migration is happening with voice. People still have a smartphone with a phone plan, but Ultra Mobile predicts that 2016 could be the year that customers begin ditching their phone plan in favor of data-only plans, with OTT providing all their voice and messaging needs.

2015 was a great year for the U.S. consumer — rates came down and carriers started shifting away from two-year contracts, giving customers more choice. So what's in store for 2016? David Glickman, CEO of Ultra Mobile, believes it is the year of going global, more devices than ever before, and fewer contractual commitments. Take a look at these six trends for 2016.

 

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