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Reinventing Telecom Distribution

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

Telecom operators need to rationalize their distribution footprint, leverage multichannel opportunities, innovate store concepts to meet new market trends and, as a result, be able to restore the use of distribution networks as a strategic lever.
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Suppliers – on the Road to Redemption?

Arthur D. Little’s 2013 Telecom Infrastructure Supplier Outlook

After four tough years and significant M&A activity, the industry is showing initial signs of market repair, but cash generation remains an issue. Mid- to long-term, our interviewees expect the industry to move toward a competitive landscape with four financially-healthy players with comparable...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Network Cooperation

Making it Work and Creating Value

This report provides insight into the common pitfalls, and key factors necessary in order to make network sharing a success. It is based on Arthur D. Little’s expertise in conceptualizing network-sharing ventures, obtaining alignment between the key parties, detailing the venture and assisting our...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

TV Platforms in Germany

2014 and Beyond

The German TV market is well developed and intensely competitive. It will become even more dynamic as a result of current technological, market, and regulatory trends.  This report presents a detailed look at the current state of the German TV market and assesses how these trends could impact...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Maximizing Quality of Experience

A Company-Wide Customer Experience Management Approach

As mobile operators migrate towards full service operation, competitive pressure is increasing and market revenues are continuing a declining trend. Operators that build high-performing networks, meet user needs, and offer more innovative services will survive the competition. Implementing customer...
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National Fibre Strategies

National economic imperative or just another private industry task?

Until now, it has been possible to modernize and upgrade the fundamental copper-based network, which was inherited in most cases prior to liberalization of the industry. Now the time has come for the industry to move decisively to fibre. The challenge is how to attain the clear national economic...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

The German Internet Industry 2012 – 2016

Figures, Trends and Hypotheses

It describes and provides background information on the key figures and key trends. The study also takes a look at the surpassingly growing segment of the IT security. The study also contains hypotheses about the future development of mobile, content, security and “Big Data”.
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Arthur D. Little - Exane BNP Paribas report 2013

4G - going faster, but where?

Overall, 4G is unlikely to restore pricing power in the European mobile industry. We see no capacity shortage before 2020 and differentiation is elusive, with spectrum imbalances in favour of challengers. European telecom operators‘ revenues will further decline by -1.8% pa until 2016. ...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

M-Payments in M-BRIC

How to best leverage the upcoming opportunity

Transformational mobile financial services are a true convergence between the telco industry and the financial sector. Both industries have recently discovered new user potential in the practically unaddressed segment at the bottom of the pyramid – consisting of hundreds of millions of people in M-...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME), Consumer goods & retail

Crowd innovation fosters new business opportunities

As a practice, crowd innovation has been around for more than 200 years. But only in the digital age has it become the hot topic it is now. And it cannot be implemented with a “one size fits all” approach, but needs significant planning. The article looks behind the hype and discusses how companies...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME), Technology & innovation management