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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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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

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...
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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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Winning the Telecom Famine

Applying Analytics to Create Value in Saturated Markets

Arthur D. Little has created a value management approach based on advanced analytics that is proven to preserve market value rather than destroy it; our work with operators in Europe and MENA region has resulted in an increase of total monthly gross add value by more than 20 percent.
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Field Telecoms in Oil & Gas

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

This paper addresses the following key questions:What are the key oil & gas sector field communications requirements which Field Telecoms suppliers need to deliver?Which technologies are currently being used, or could be used in the future, to address these requirements?Who are the key...
Oil & gas, Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

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...
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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...
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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”.
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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. ...
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