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.
18 Mar 2015  |  Europe
The wearable technologies opportunity was a hot topic at the Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona, with major global device manufacturers launching their brands of wearable devices alongside smaller, niche wearable device companies attempting to create their own space in the market.
19 Mar 2015  |  Europe
The annual Mobile World Congress (MWC) always identifies a few key items for operators and vendors to highlight on their to-do lists. This year in Barcelona, 5G topped everyone’s list.
19 Mar 2015  |  Europe
Like expert poker players who must anticipate their competitors’ next move while deciding on the best course of action in the moment, technology manufacturers need to make calculated judgements about the future while keeping up with the current landscape. No one can truly foresee how the next hand will unfold, but manufacturers make big bets to s...
20 Apr 2015  |  Europe
After years of on-off discussion and persistent industry speculation, Nokia has confirmed it will acquire Alcatel-Lucent (ALU), its rival in the telecom equipment business
11 May 2015  |  Europe
From its launch in 2004 to the arrival of the iPhone in 2007, Facebook’s success as a social medium was elevated by the personal computer’s (PC) intrinsic immobility. With PC as the dominant computing platform, screen time peaked through interaction this ubiquitous social network facilitated, creating huge demand for advertising slots.
18 Sep 2015  |  Europe
Global LTE connections have crossed the 500 million milestone this year, but one country is only just starting out. Turkey’s recent LTE spectrum auction exceeded the government’s expectations by nearly 50%
19 Oct 2015  |  Europe
Artificial intelligence (AI) is unlikely to have an explosive breakthrough. A scientist in a laboratory will not one day announce that she has created general AI. AI is already here and is making its way into much of the software we use every day.
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