Sunday, January 6, 2013

[Ovum]: "Mobile broadband presents the single largest opportunity for telcos"

A recent report by John Lively (pictured), VP & Chief Forecaster Industry, Communications & Broadband, Ovum reveals that "mobile broadband presents the single largest opportunity for telcos to claw back revenue, as forecasts show mobile broadband growing 19.2 percent annually and generating US$122.9bn in incremental revenue between 2013 and 2016. Other segments with double-digit revenue growth over the next five years include public cloud, enterprise Ethernet, IPTV, and managed/hosted IP voice".

"In the consumer segment this will involve competing with new over-the-top players as well as traditional competitors. To meet this challenge, Ovum recommends adopting consumer-services marketing approaches .. Ovum recommends that vendors position themselves in one or more high-potential product segments, such as converged packet optical, ROADMs, 40G/100G networking gear, carrier Wi-Fi, and network-related services"

See "Ovum reveals mobile broadband presents the largest opportunity for operator revenue growth until 2016" - here.

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