TIME: a market on the move

Understanding new technology and market trends is crucial to success in the TIME industries. At Arthur D. Little, we can help you develop the strategies and resources you require to capitalise on these emerging trends. We understand the strategy, technology and innovation required to innovate your business model.

Andrea Faggiano

An interview with Andrea Faggiano, Principal in Arthur D. Little’s TIME Practice in Rome, Italy on the results of Arthur D. Little's report on National Fibre Strategies and how governments now need to act on their plans for fibre. [...]

LTE Spectrum and Network Strategies

Strategic Options for Mobile Operators in Dynamic 4G Mobile Markets

The LTE spectrum auctions across Europe are the start of LTE becoming market reality. Operators are focusing on one of two spectrum strategic options: major investments into 800 MHz or smart hybrid multiband solutions with >1GHz spectrum on 1800, 2600 FDD and TDD bands. [...] 

National Fibre Strategies

National economic imperative or just another private industry task?

The socioeconomic benefits of advanced telecommunications infrastructure and services are intuitive, as well as definitive. Arthur D. Little studies have demonstrated the links between advanced telecommunications and the diversity and strength of economies. [...]

For more than two decades, TIME-markets have been exposed to profound changes. The liberalization of the markets, GSM’s triumphant advance and the rise of the Internet which, in turn lead to the "Dot.com"-euphoria, have contributed jointly to the tremendous boom, which the TIME – markets have been experiencing since the 1990s. Still, in the traditional business models, the boundaries of growth have been reached. [...]

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Management Members

Karim Taga Global Practice Leader TIME, Austria

Giancarlo Agresti Partner, Italy

Ignacio García Alves Partner, France

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Viewpoints07 February 2014

From Silos to Layers

How Operators Need to Change Their Operating Model to Cope With Industry Dynamics

The industry dynamics of telecoms services has lead to an increasing disintermediation of the value chain and the emergence of new interfaces between operators and external partners. The “IP-ization” of networks requires telecoms [...]

Viewpoints30 January 2014

Online media and content winning

Arthur D. Little’s Media Flow of Funds Analysis – Germany

This report presents a detailed look at the developments in the German media industry from 2007 until 2013, and in particular highlights the shift in the flow of funds between offline and online players. The report provides recommendations [...]

Reports12 December 2013

Field Telecoms in Oil & Gas

Getting Connected: How the Telecoms Industry is Enabling the Digital Oil Field

Field Telecommunication technologies are a key enabler for Digital Oil Fields that are essential to support efficient exploration in ever more hazardous and remote terrain, increasing production from existing assets, reducing onsite [...]

Viewpoints11 December 2013

Reinventing Telecom Distribution

How to Rationalize and Innovate Telecom’s Physical and Online Retailing

CEOs of telecom operators are getting concerned that distribution networks are increasingly becoming a driver of costs rather than revenues. Historically the main source of acquisitions, retail has become an expensive inheritance for [...]

Press Releases30 May 2013

Arthur D. Little: Decisive National Fiber strategies needed to boost future economic growth

The telecom industry, governments and regulators need to move decisively to fiber in order to support future economic growth, states Arthur D. Little (ADL) in its new report, “National Fiber Strategies: National economic imperative or [...]

Press Releases30 May 2013

Arthur D. Little: Failures in telecom policy and regulation could hamper economic growth in Europe

The telecom industry, governments and regulators need to move decisively to fiber in order to support future economic growth, states Arthur D. Little in its new report, “National Fiber Strategies: National economic imperative or just [...]

Press Releases16 April 2013

Arthur D. Little and Exane BNP Paribas: 4G LTE is a must-have but won’t be enough to restore pricing power in European mobile industry

Moving to 4G LTE is a no-brainer for European telecoms operators but is unlikely to restore better pricing conditions in the European mobile industry. This is the key finding of 4G – going faster, but where?, the 12th edition of the [...]

Press Releases20 November 2012

Arthur D. Little highlights the business benefits of 4G LTE

With increasing mobility and flexibility of the workforce, business continues to demand richer communication and collaboration for employees. Content and services need to be accessible away from the office, and on multiple devices. Arthur [...]