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Time to monetize fixed-mobile convergence

How to move beyond fixed-mobile bundles

Fixed-mobile convergence has become a reality in Europe, driven by operators in markets with infrastructure-based competition and essentially adopted by customers for its discounts. Behind the nice take-up figures, there is a contrasting reality – the challenge being for operators to capture the...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Exclusive Telco CEO & Private Equity Event

Presentation of the 6th annual exclusive Telco CEO & Private Equity Event hosted by Arthur D. Little in Vienna

Presentation of the 6th annual exclusive Telco CEO & Private Equity Event hosted by Arthur D. Little in ViennaOn May 23rd, 2016, Arthur D. Little hosted its 6th annual exclusive Telco CEO & Private Equity Event with an impressive attendance of telecom CEOs, investors and leading banks.This...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Premium Sports Broadcasting

The silver bullet to win the broadband game?

Traditional pay-TV operators across Europe compete fiercely for exclusivity of premium sports broadcasting rights. In a context of maturing fixed broadband markets, an increasing share of bundled offers and the roll out of super-fast broadband networks, also telecom operators are looking at these...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

The German Internet Industry 2016-2019

The Internet has profoundly changed our lives and become very important for the German economy. This study highlights the variety and importance of the Internet industry in Germany. In addition to the analyses made previously (in 2013), there is a considerably stronger focus on topics such as...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Flexible SIM

Operator catalyst in digitalization and convergence

We estimate that by 2020 the EU potential for flexible SIM in smartphones and tablets will be 150mn. This drives a rearrangement of the mobile value chain and operators' strategic position. Ultimately the economics for mobile operators are impacted. Therefore strategic adaptation is recommended for...
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The OTT conundrum for MENA telecoms

In this Arthur D. Little regional telecom report we aim to provide a nuanced view of the growth patterns within the MENA region, as well as deconstruct the growth to its underlying reasons in four key markets. An important focus area is the threat of core revenue disruption by over-the top (OTT)...
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Pricing Benchmark

Voice and MBB Services Tariff Plans Benchmarking

 Decrease in prices is still due to a strong competition mainly based on "commoditized" mobile services (voice or data) or on the customer acquisition strategy of "low cost" players, though several markets (US, UAE) are still experiencing premium prices. The rapid increase of the...
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Energize Telecoms

Benefits and risks for telcos considering opportunities in energy management

 As energy markets transform and technologies develop, the world of the traditional power utility israpidly changing:Markets have liberalized, separating customers from networks and producers, and customer centricity is a growing trend.Power generation is decentralizing and becoming less...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME), Utilities & alternative energy

Managed services for telecom operators

Removing the efficiency barrier customers face from technological complexity

Managed services are becoming increasingly popular with businesses around the world. The global market for managed services is expected to grow from USD 160 billion in 2014 to USD 286 billion in 2019, at an estimated CAGR of 12% over the next few years. This paper will shed more light on the...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Smart Home: Bridging the Islands

Why telecom operators are best positioned to unlock untapped potential in Smart Home

The world's largest internet players, such as Microsoft, Google, Apple and Amazon, are also investing significantly in Smart Home - but have they really cracked customer requirements? Arthur D. Little considers cross-industry cooperation, platform integration and customer-centric business models...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)