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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...
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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...
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5G: Closer than you think

Real breakthrough will come from the target to reach sub 1ms latency, enabling applications such as the autonomous vehicle, tactile Internet and real-time remote control. This will move the Internet from the broadcast dominance to real-time steering and control of industrial applications. Our...
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Telecom operators: Open Innovation with start-ups

Venture forth as partners of choice

Amidst increasing corporate venture capital participation in the start-up economy, our report focuses on how to engage with start-ups and advocates fundamental shifts in the engagement models. To be able to benefit from start-up collaboration, operators need to fundamentally change their mindset,...
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Mobile payment

Is this the turning point?

Our report takes this opportunity to shed some light on the latest developments of the ecosystem, compare the maturity of existing solutions, and analyze the enablers for mobile payment to take off in Western markets. We  then discuss how players in the industry from MNOs, banks and payment...
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Cost Reduction in the Telecom Industry

Why operators need to act now to escape from the low-profit spiral

The telecoms industry in Europe and the US is at risk of becoming a low profit business. If the current trend cannot be reversed, industry margins are at risk of dropping from the current figure of 35 - 40 per cent to 15 per cent within 5 years. Cost management has to become an inherent core...
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High Throughput Satellites

Delivering Future Capacity Needs

In this extended commercial and technical white paper we explore in particular the performance tradeoffs, and note the growing importance of higher frequency systems, given the significant spectrum allocations and high performance in key deployment areas. HTS systems offer a step change in...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

High Throughput Satellites: Delivering future capacity needs

Summary of white paper

In this executive summary of an extended commercial and technical white paper we explore, in particular the performance tradeoffs and note the growing importance of higher frequency systems, given the significant spectrum allocations and high performance in key deployment areas. We would also like...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)