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Augusto Marietti
Telco (telecommunication operators) companies have always been CSP (communication service providers) since the beginning. They started and created their power along the road by implanting the infrastructure to let people communicate easily from all over the world by just dialing a number on a machine called “telephone”. A group of typical red London phone cabins The Bell Telephone Company was founded in July, 1877. Long distance calls, at that time, were a dream. Later in 1885, Bell created the American Telephone and Telegraph company (AT&T)  to create a nationwide long-distance network with a commerically viable cost-structure. The mission was to…
Augusto Marietti
This quick search on Indeed demonstrates the thesis that we have always believed in at Mashape. More and more developers are required to grow the API economy. Startups are starting to hire API evangelists and API engineers, and these positions would never have existed just 5 years ago. Relative growth for jobs matching “API” from Indeed.com Indeed.com searches millions of jobs from thousands of job sites, this job trends graph shows relative growth for jobs we find matching “API”. 2008: ~  50% growth Y/Y 2009: ~ 75% growth Y/Y 2010: ~ 100% growth Y/Y 2011: ~ 130% growth Y/Y 2012:…