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Telecoms operators and startups: Rethink and reinvent

Harnessing the disruptive power of startups

Telecoms operators around the world are already engaging with startups in an attempt to benefit from their agility, execution speed and disruptive power. However, realizing tangible benefits and value from these initiatives has been a persistent challenge. Fundamental changes to current approaches...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

The race to gigabit fiber

Gigabit fiber is driving take-up of new services

We increasingly see deployment of applications and services provisioned by underlying gigabit broadband. This is enabling people, machines, and applications to collaborate effectively and intelligently in order to enhance quality of life, improve our mobility, grow our economies and empower our...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Monetizing investments in telecom network infrastructure

We discuss how to optimize telecoms network infrastructure investments by adopting amulti-criteria evaluation approach based on business, technical...

In an investment-driven industry such as telecommunications, optimizing investment decisions has always represented a key competitive advantage for operators. However, in a market characterized by stagnating growth rates and increasing competition, where many telecommunication companies are facing...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

The future of enterprise networking

How telecom operators need to accelerate to defend their enterprise networking competence

Consumers and businesses around the world increasingly demand virtually instantaneous digital experiences in whatever they do. Many industries have already embraced the related opportunities in serving their customers instantaneously and seamlessly, and in reengineering their business models and...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

The calm before the storm

Arthur D. Little Latin America media Flow of Funds

During the last six years, we have seen a general recovery of the world’s economy from the last big economic crisis in 2008, with some specific and interesting contrast between the advanced and emerging economies. In the first half of this decade (2010–2015), Latin America and the Caribbean (LATAM...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

With the Internet of Things (IoT) every- where, can

How ICT regulators can enable IoT ecosystem development

The IoT ecosystem is expected to grow rapidly in the next few years, with mainstream deployment already prevalent across many vertical industries. Increased IoT penetration across use cases poses unique challenges for ICT policy-makers and regulators beyond traditional telecom-focused regulatory...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Arthur D. Little 2017 “Economics of Telecoms” Report

Every year, Arthur D. Little assists the French Federation of Telecom Operators in evaluating their contribution to the digital ecosystem at a global scale and in France. We more specifically look at revenues, direct employment, investments and taxation to position telecom operators in the economy....
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Reimagining telco operations in a hyper-digital world

How can telcos achieve the next efficiency frontier through digital technologies?

Organizations in today’s digital age are witnessing technology trends that are profoundly reshaping value chains across industries. Digitalization is an all-pervasive trend acting as the disruptor-in-chief of business and operating models across converging industries. The telecom industry, which is...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME), Strategy

The “human-to-technology” language challenge

It is often said that within every business is a technology business, with software central to enterprise success. However, translating ideas into working software is not easy. Looking at typical business-to-technology language problems, this...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME), Digital problem solving, Digital company transformation

Unlocking GigaWorld Innovation

GigaApps in a GigaWorld

The GigaWorld is defining a new internet cycle, with additional network requirements The second cycle of the internet is reaching maturity. Today’s internet – and its enabling applications such as e-mailing, web browsing and video streaming – require asynchronous and/ or one-way near real-time...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)