Research

Defining the future telco — and what it means for operators and their partners


Private networks manifesto

We leverage our extensive research on the industry to advise telcos, systems integrators, managed service providers and technology vendors on how to develop successful private networking propositions. All of these players will need to collaborate in order to navigate complex enterprise demands and achieve measurable transformation benefits for their customers.

Future Skills Tracker report

Telcos need new skills to change their organisations to compete like technology companies. Insights from our Future skills tracker tool show that telcos are behind techcos in the penetration of key skillsets and provides direction on the capabilities required to become more innovative, agile and software-driven overall.

Telecoms 2030 Part 1: The telecoms industry problem

The traditional “moat-building” business model adopted by telcos is no longer viable. If telcos are to compete with internet giants in 2030, they must fundamentally change as organisations. Part 1 of our Telecoms 2030 series outlines this need for change, providing three possible business models for the telco of 2030 – Servco, Infraco and Techco.

MWC 2024: More than AI and APIs

STL Partners’ Research team present their observations from and analysis of the biggest mobile industry event of the year. There was a lot of buzz around AI and API but behind the tech jargon, we saw evidence that our industry continues to morph to become more open and customer-focused.

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