Communications Services Providers (CSPs) need an infrastructure that provides four key capabilities: Data Analytics, Device and Connectivity Management; Applications Support; and Flexible Billing. This is a guest post by SAP highlighting best-in-class examples. Machine-to-machine (M2M) communication – the interaction between devices and centralized data sources through automated service platforms – is potentially a lucrative opportunity for communication service providers. According …
Telefonica and Vodafone are both European-based tier 1 CSPs with substantial revenues, cash flows and subscribers. They have both expanded beyond Europe – Vodafone into Africa and Asia and Telefonica into Latin America. However, their Telco 2.0 strategies are rather different. In this extract from our forthcoming report, A Practical Guide to Implementing Telco 2.0, we outline their Telco 2.0 strategies and their benefits and risks. (September 2012, Executive Briefing Service, Transformation Stream.)
Telefonica Strategy 2.0 Chart
Key trends, tactics, and technologies for mobile broadband networks and services that will influence mid-term revenue opportunities, cost structures and competitive threats. Includes consideration of LTE, network sharing, WiFi, next-gen IP (EPC), small cells, CDNs, policy control, business model enablers and more. (March 2012, Executive Briefing Service, Future of the Networks Stream).
Trends in European data usage
Regardless of business strategy, the development of ‘Smart Pipes’ – more intelligent networks – will be a key driver of shareholder returns from operators. Smarter networks will also benefit network users – upstream service providers and end users, and operators, and their vendors and partners, will need to compete to be the smartest. What are they, why are they needed, and what are the key strategies employed to develop them? (February 2012, Foundation 2.0, Future of the Networks Stream).
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M2M 2.0: Event Summary Analysis: A summary of the findings of the M2M 2.0 session, 10th November 2011, held in the Guoman Hotel, London
M2M 2.0: Event Summary Analysis Presentation
M2M 2.0: Previous Findings & Session 1. Presentation by Robin Duke-Woolley, CEO, Beecham Research, at the EMEA Executive Brainstorm in November 2011.
M2M 2.0: Previous Findings & Session 1 Presentation
M2M 2.0: Service Enablers – New Business Models Needed, Presentation by Sven Krey, Head of Sales Development, M2M Competence Centre, Deutsche Telekom. Business model challenges facing operators in M2M and how DTAG is facing them. Presented at EMEA Brainstorm, November 2011.
M2M connections explode, prices plunge
M2M 2.0: Strategies and Business Models, Presentation by Helene Hartlief, M2M Marketing Manager, KPN. Describes KPN’s approach to monetising their investments in M2M. Presented at EMEA Brainstorm, November 2011.
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M2M 2.0: M2M Innovation Case Studies, Implications for BSS. Presentation by David Heaps, CSG International, at the EMEA Executive Brainstorm in November 2011.
M2M 2.0: M2M Innovation Case Studies, Implications for BSS Presentation
M2M 2.0: Out-Smarted? Presentation by Paul Green, Arkessa, at the EMEA Executive Brainstorm in November 2011.
M2M 2.0: Out-Smarted? Presentation
M2M 2.0: The Future of Energy, Presentation by Chris Chung, Head of Emerging Technologies, British Gas. The energy revolution is upon us, and M2M will be a critical part of it. Presented at EMEA Brainstorm, November 2011.
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M2M 2.0: HGI Standards Activities for M2M Services, Presentation by Corrado Rocca, Board Member, HGI. Overview of progress in standardisation for M2M and connected home technologies. Presented at EMEA Brainstorm, November 2011. HGI Standards at a Glance M2M
M2M 2.0: Business model innovation in M2M, Presentation by Mike Short, Vice-President, Telefonica Europe. Overview of Telefonica’s plans for M2M services across Europe. Presented at EMEA Brainstorm, November 2011. Summary: e-health M2M
M2M 2.0: Hubbing the connected home, Presentation by Stephen Cunningham, CEO, Landis & Gyr. Describes L+G’s technology strategy for the connected home. Presented at EMEA Brainstorm, November 2011.
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M2M 2.0: Service Enablers Across Multiple Home Hubs. Presentation by Robin Duke-Woolley CEO, Beecham Research, at the EMEA Executive Brainstorm in November 2011.
M2M 2.0: Service Enablers Across Multiple Home Hubs Presentation
M2M 2.0: Service enabler strategies across multiple home hubs. Presentation by Kim Bybjerg, Head of M2M Northern Europe, Vodafone, at the EMEA Executive Brainstorm in November 2011.
M2M 2.0: Service enabler strategies across multiple home hubs Presentation
Our latest report on M2M 2.0 covers: M2M market growth, structure and dynamics; business models; the best role(s) for telcos; and leading thinking from Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone, Telenor, KPN and Swisscom. It describes how ‘Service Enablers’ are key to the telco opportunity in M2M in addition to connectivity. (July 2011, Executive Briefing Service)
M2M Pie Chart Service Enablers July 2011