LiMo is the most Telco 2.0 of mobile Linuxes – why did their showing at MWC impress us so much?
The “Participation Imperative Framework” describes new customer behaviour and needs that will drive future product and service innovation.
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Telco voice and messaging products have barely changed in 50 years – but the internet offers Operators new threats and opportunities. This briefing reviews what really drives communication so Telcos can enhance their core services for the Telco 2.0 world. (Executive Briefing, Jan 2009)
Two-sided markets bring together two distinct groups of customers, with a platform provider enabling and enhancing direct interaction between them.
The granular targeting potential of telco, and telco-enabled, services brings the real promise of a resolution to the Wanamaker Dilemma which has traditionally afflicted advertisers
Details the move towards a two-sided marketplace for telecoms services, and the relevance of that change to future retail, wholesale and B2B value-added services (VAS) platforms. (Jan 2009, Foundation 2.0)
The granular targeting potential of telco, and telco-enabled, marketing services is attractive to advertisers, but how can telcos make it work in practice? A review of latest thinking. (Executive Briefing, Jan 2009)
How Telcos can avoid inevitable market decline by exploiting their core skills, assets and relationships to create new sources of growth. This key overview is a review and restatement of the original Telco 2.0 Market Study. (Dec 2008, Executive Briefiing Service, Telco 2.0 Transformation Stream)
Telcos must use their balance sheet strangth to invest in the future, before other players recover from the crisis. (Jan 2009)
The recent purchase of Symbian by Nokia highlights the tensions around running a consortium-owned platform business.
Amazon presents an excellent example of a 2-sided transactions platform. Werner Vogel, Amazon CTO, explains. (Dec 2008)
How Telcos can avoid inevitable market decline by exploiting their core skills, assets and relationships to create new sources of growth. (Decemeber 2008, Executive Briefing Service, Transformation Stream)
A review of key business opportunity and future business model scenarios in the core voice and messaging business. (November 2008)
New research based on digital music industry sales data challenges the “long tail” theory. (November 2008, Executive Briefing Service)
The second of a series of articles on the “credit crunch” and its likely implications. The relative “haven” of telecoms as defensive stocks, and near-term Telco debt maturities. (October 2008)