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Telecommunication providers as enablers for Smart Cities

With this Viewpoint, we address key questions regarding the overall design of a Smart City, how different players should position themselves in the value chain, as well as how to create significant business for the participating stakeholders.
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Telecom and Media

How to ride the OTT wave

These new players include Internet giants such as Google, as well as YouTube, Amazon, Apple and Netflix. Traditional TV and radio players are facing this rising competition on multiple content segments, mainly on price. Also, with the rise of on-demand programs, there is less value in aggregating a...
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Reshaping the future with NFV and SDN

The impact of new technologies on carriers and their networks

This joint white paper by Arthur D. Little and Bell Labs aims to fill that gap. It offers our views on the network of the future and discusses the value of fusing carrier networks with the cloud ecosystem, as enabled by these technologies. These changes are both an opportunity and a necessity for...
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Media & Entertainment: Flow of Funds

Trends and developments in the UK

Several trends and developments help to distinguish the UK market:Consumers relentless adoption of new device formats and new services, coupled with multi-tasking and media stacking, means UK citizens now spend more than 11 hours of ‘effective’ time every day using communication and media services....
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Big Data: A gold mine in Telcos’ backyard

Extracting maximum value from Big Data

Key topics discussed are strategic considerations, use cases through which Telcos are monetizing their customer insights, operating models Arthur D. Little provides perspectives on some of the most critical issues in order to maximize this potential like necessary strategic considerations, use...
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Time to better leverage LTE?

Benchmarks, dynamics and insights into mobile data services

The current global trend towards tariff reduction highlights the importance of generating and promoting data usage through LTE’s enhanced customer experience. Introducing value-added services can also be a functional way for mobile operators to promote broadband usage; when successfully perceived...
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Clarity on carrier cloud

Staying the course, despite the odds being stacked against carriers

Carrier’s the world over are actively investing to find their niche in cloud services to drive growth, but few can claim success. Building a credible cloud service will require to fully understand the market potential for public, private cloud and related services. Potential entrants need to...
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Convergence of banking and telecoms

Will digitalization encourage cooperation?

Telecom operators and retail banks have been converging for years. As remaining barriers vanish and extrinsic factors push further convergence, banks will see increasing competition from telecom operators, which will aggressively enter into financial services, especially in transactional lines of...
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French media in the crisis: storm or tsunami?

Arthur D. Little France Media Flow of Funds

The French media and entertainment market has grown slightly since 2007, like most other European markets.Arthur D. Little has conducted a complete study of the recent development of the media and entertainment market in France. In this study, which focuses on the 2007–2013 period and is...
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Looking Under the Hood of the Internet

Over the last decade, the nature of the traffic for which the Internet and its ecosystem was initially developed has fundamentally changed. Next-generation content and applications are being designed all the time, but there are some hidden bottlenecks preventing these from achieving their full...
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