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In the eye of the telecom-media storm

The principal structuring trend in the European Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) sector during the next few years will be the advent of mobile broadband. This will be the key driver of revenue growth throughout the value chain: in access, offsetting the decline in traditional telecom revenues.

A Mobile Playground

Arthur D. Little predicts that in the coming years mobile advertising is poised to be the next major digital platform for brands to reach customers, and that the key telecom players need to get to this market early.

The Future for Telecoms Suppliers

Traditional telecom infrastructure suppliers are coming under severe pressure both from evolving operator demands and from new heavyweight competitors in the form of IT players and emerging Asian suppliers. This double pressure means that selling fixed and mobile network equipment in both developed...

Mobile TV

Broadcast Mobile TV is a new and complex business at the crossroads of the media/TV and broadcast/ telecommunication industries. Therefore it is not surprising that broadcast mobile TV has, in spite of about 40 million active broadcast mobile TV users worldwide, disappointed expectations on...

Global M-Payment Report Update – 2009

Despite the financial crisis, Arthur D. Little expects m-payments to grow globally at 68% p.a. and to reach a transaction volume of almost USD 250 billion by 2012, while there will be distinct growth opportunities in developed and emerging markets. Arthur D. Little’s new global m-payment report...

Telecom Operators in a Carbon Constrained World

As the world awaits a global carbon reduction commitment, Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) telecoms operators must do more to ensure that energy and carbon management positively affect their future growth, according to a new report by Arthur D. Little and Dubai Internet City.

The Future of Urban Mobility

Towards networked, multimodal cities of 2050

Executive summaryManagement consultancyArthur D. Little’s (ADL) new global study of urban mobility assesses the mobility maturity and performance of 66 cities worldwide and finds most not just falling well short of best practice but in a state of crisis. Indeed it is not putting it too stron­gly to...
Strategy, Organization & transformation

Mergers & Acquisitions: Bust or Boom in CEE Telecoms?

Telecommunications transactions in CEE reached a volume of EUR 3.9 billion Euros in 2007. But will CEE M&A activity remain at high levels in spite of the credit-crunch situation? This insight assesses three drivers for continued high transaction activity: privatisation, license tenders and a...

Hybrid TV

Until recently, telecom operators have put their faith in IPTV to protect margins and to allow them to occupy all channels to the customer’s home. As a result, DSL operators across Europe have been rolling out CAPEX-intensive networks to provide customers with IPTV and to strengthen their position...

Untying the Gordian Knot

Digital Rights Management

This paper firstly provides an introduction to the concept of DRM. It then identifies needs of end users and other stakeholder groups and analyzes how well today’s DRM systems fulfil these needs. The paper then analyzes legal and regulatory perspectives around DRM before drawing conclusions on...