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Immmr, the managed OTT service from Deutsche Telekom (DT), shows how a telco can innovate on core communications using software that embraces the potential of IP.


  • Although this concept is not new – OTT providers have long offered virtualized mobile numbers – immmr has noteworthy features that will help it to evolve DT’s core communications services.
  • DT might not be able to monetize immmr directly; however, through immmr, DT will better understand the impact of user behavior on its network and gain experience developing enhanced communications and new technologies.

Features and Benefits

  • Explains how immmr might prove disruptive to DT’s legacy voice services and OTT services already in the market.
  • Describes what makes immmr stand out.

Key questions answered

  • How does immmr combine OTT and telco benefits?
  • What benefits will immmr bring to DT?

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  • Summary
  • Immmr embraces the OTT approach and adds telco benefits
  • Immmr is an important step in DT’s voice evolution
  • Unlike OTT players, immmr embraces the open community approach
  • DT should experiment with marketing and bundling – monetization isn’t the main goal


  • Further reading
  • Author

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