Growing Internet ubiquity across the world has resulted in endless possibilities for businesses and consumers. Connected living has become a reality. There will be at least 80 billion connected devices by 2020; and 10 connected devices for each household. The size of the Internet economy will reach $14.7 trillion; the digital economy will be augmented by IoT.
In this backdrop, the telecom industry is facing increasing competition, market saturation, and commoditization of technology-- challenging telcos to differentiate themselves with innovative services and applications. The rise in technological savviness in consumers and increasingly sophisticated technologies reaching masses has led to intra-industry and cross industry competition across several segments of the telecommunications sector to provide more end-to-end solutions.
Frost & Sullivan’s Telecommunications research and consulting programs look evolutions of hardware and software, with focus on the services built on these technologies. This provides unique insights into the competitive dynamics of the market, detailed assessments of market opportunities, pricing strategies, demand trends, and technological developments, as well as applications and best practices for the industry.
We work closely with the world’s leading telecom firms, hardware manufacturers, service providers, OEMs and new age disruptors to build tailored, customized solutions provide clients with the best strategies for growth, supported by the right key data points researched to meet the client’s needs and the specific engagement. Our research spans broadly across the sector and provides deep insights into specific markets in the most significant areas of enterprise and consumer telecommunications industry.
15 Apr 2019  |  North America
Responsive, Upgradeable and Easy-to-Use Cybersecurity is Essential for the IoT
IoT implementations are a sum of many moving parts where data is generated and shared by multiple devices, applications, and people. Deploying and securing the infrastructure required for collecting and transmitting commands and data from these elements is a significant challenge in IoT. The fundamental requirements of effective IoT security includ...
09 Apr 2019  |  Asia Pacific
Future Monetization to Come from Business to Business (B2B) and New Innovative Services
Revenue growth in Asia-Pacific will experience a CAGR of 2.0% during the period from 2018 to 2023, which indicates a slow rate of growth. As markets are saturating and competition is increasing, Mobile Network Operators’ (MNOs’) revenues and/or profit, especially from traditional core services, is declining. MNOs are under pressure to seek out ...
01 Apr 2019  |  North America
Continued Growth of Smartphones, Mobile Computing, and IoT
The North American mobile communications industry is defined by high-speed broadband services, continued penetration of advanced mobile devices, encouraging developments in the cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) market, and a resurgence of unlimited mobile plans. The attached tracker presents mobile communication metrics...
26 Feb 2019  |  Latin America
The Rise of IoT Creates Niche Markets, Forcing Mobile Carriers to Re-strategize Network Development to Meet Local Needs and Compete with Both Telcos and Non-telcos
Low power wide area network (LPWAN) is a wireless technology that is optimized for lower-bandwidth machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) communication, delivering the benefits of lower-cost operations, lower pricing for network services, enhanced coverage, and longer battery life. Leading LPWAN technologies include LoRaWAN from the ...
21 Feb 2019  |  Europe
5G Set to Impact European Manufacturing, Energy, Healthcare, and Smart Cities as Support for Connected Devices Expands
Connected devices are set to increase exponentially over the next 7 years, and global industry revenues from 5G and Internet of Things (IoT) are expected to reach USD 619 billion by 2026. Networks will need to be able to accommodate the billions of additional IoT mobile devices that will be connected across the globe as well as cater to the mobile ...
21 Feb 2019  |  Africa
Appropriate Communications Regulations Framework is Central to the Development of the Communications Sector
The study provides detailed information regarding key regulations framework shaping the telecommunications sector in South Africa. The study discusses the regulatory framework that looks into the radio spectrum, digital migration, and price regulation into detail. Furthermore, an overview of technology evolution and competitive landscape are also p...
20 Feb 2019  |  North America
Real-time Payments to be Available to 90% of US Banks by 2022
There have been minimal changes in US payment infrastructure since the rollout of automated clearing house (ACH) in the 1960s and 1970s. For decades, the banks and financial institutions (FIs) in the United States have avoided “fixing what is not broken”, and the financial services industry has been lagging in digital transformation compared t...
14 Feb 2019  |  North America
A measurement system to spark Companies 2 Action (C2A) – Innovation that Fuels New Deal Flow and Growth Pipelines
Software-defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) continues to attract the attention of enterprises eager to leverage the business benefits offered by the technology; for example, faster deployment of branch sites, cost savings from using private and public networks, optimized cloud connectivity, and application-aware routing. In this report, we provide...
29 Jan 2019  |  Global
A Holistic Evaluation of Market Trends And Opportunities
Only a few years ago, businesses had limited choices for implementing video conferencing. Today new market dynamics are in play and a vast smorgasbord of options is available. This report takes an end-to-end view of enterprise video conferencing across varied platforms and services. Specifically, it includes video conferencing adoption via the foll...
10 Jan 2019  |  North America
Key Strategies to Sustain Growth in a Transforming Market
The North American hosted IP telephony and UCaaS market continues to expand at a steady pace, creating significant growth opportunities for providers with differentiated solution offerings, robust platforms and architectures, and effective go-to-market strategies tailored for specific customer segments. Both demand and supply factors are driving ma...