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Ovum's selection for innovation of the month is Vodafone UK's partnership with Hatch for 4G and 5G cloud gaming.


  • Cloud gaming is a great opportunity for telcos to enhance an already popular service using the enhanced capacity, speed, and latency of 5G to encourage users to buy 5G devices and price plans.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses how a telco is developing new types of services.
  • Examines the rationale for Vodafone's Hatch deal.

Key questions answered

  • What is Ovum's innovation of the month for May 2019?
  • Why did Vodafone partner with Hatch?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • Vodafone brings gaming and 5G together
  • Next steps: differentiate on gaming quality


  • Further reading
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