Telecoms Operators have some great advantages Vs Google in the delivery of new services but only if they recognise and act on their strengths. (March 2008)
The traditional business models for fixed and mobile operators are under pressure in all core products – voice, messaging, broadband access – particularly in mature markets.
A new business model is described here: one where operators make money from new types of customers rather than exclusively from end-users – and the business opportunity is potentially very large – c$125Bn. This additional, incremental revenue to the $250Bn described in the Future Broadband Business Models Report. This report is designed to help readers understand the nature and size of this new business model opportunity in its entirety. (March 2008)
The impact of the launch of BBC’s online video service “iPlayer” on the UK DSL industry based on live network data. (Feb 2008)
What are the business model impacts of Verizon Wireless moving to a “less closed” network attachment model? (November 2007)
Summary: A report identifying how to build a valuable new business model and customer base. (November 2007)
An edited version of a keynote presentation of results of our Broadband Business Models survey into the industry’s future (November 2007, Executive Briefing Service, Future of the Networks Stream).
Everyone is fascinated by the opportunities in mobile advertising; but there may not be enough advertising to go around. (November 2007)
The limitations of the “Triple Play” (and other “N-Plays”) in a multi-media, multi-mode delivery game. (November 2007)
Why is Google bothering with nonexclusive radio spectrum – and offering to sublicence it for public access? (July 2007)
How do major telcos respond to the challenges of Telco 2.0? France Telecom’s experience offers some answers. (July 2007)
Links and Q&As on our Business Model Map outlining areas of potential value and strategic investment for Telcos. (Mar 2007)