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.
04 Feb 2004  |  North America
03 May 2016  |  Europe
Opportunities for Municipalities and Technology Service Providers to Advance the Smart City Vision in Norway
On 5 April 2016, The Norwegian Computer Society hosted an evening event in Oslo on smart cities. Guro Røed of Link Mobility and the Mobile Strategy Working Group of the Norwegian Computer Society kicked off the event.
21 Sep 2016  |  Europe
The Brexit vote’s impact on investment into UK technology start-ups is an important litmus test for broader implications for the UK economy. The UK’s technology sector is a huge driver of growth, performing markedly above the broader economy and with rapid job creation.
27 Sep 2016  |  Europe
The race to fulfil the promise of a smart future — be it the benefits of smart mobility, smart energy, or smart cities — has kick-started rich veins of possible inventions. Start-ups jostle with established technologists for technology leadership and mindshare to enrich the necessary architecture for such smart systems, or the Internet of Thing...
27 Sep 2016  |  Europe
Movers & Shakers Interview with Michael Xie - Co-founder; President and Chief Technology Officer - Fortinet
Frost & Sullivan was invited to attend Fortinet’s 3rd EMEA 361° Security Forum in September and we took the opportunity to ask Mr. Michael Xie, Co-founder, President, and Chief Technology Officer (CTO), a few questions.
30 Sep 2016  |  Europe
30 Sep 2016  |  Europe
04 Apr 2017  |  Global
Today, we find ourselves balanced at the edge of a new phase in consumer technology. You have likely experienced it already: Instead of seeing people simply typing at a laptop or hunched over a smartphone or Kindle, you see them, as if pulled from a Sci-Fi movie, heads up, sporting virtual reality (VR) headsets.
09 Feb 2016  |  Europe
Proposed $1.4 Billion Acquisition to Allow Cisco to Complete its IoT Stack, Open Up Addressable Market
Cisco has moved to snap up privately held Jasper Technologies with a proposed acquisition of $1.4 billion, which is believed to be as much as 20 times the company's annual revenue in 2015. Describing the move as a huge step forward for Cisco, Rowan Trollope, Senior Vice President Internet of Things (IoT), said the company would now be able to offer...
19 Jan 2016  |  Europe
Nokia and Huawei Gear to Respond to Future Joint Solutions from Ericsson-Cisco, particularly High Growth IoT
When Nokia announced its acquisition of rival network equipment vendor Alcatel-Lucent (ALU) in April 2015, the long-anticipated move was seen as a necessary response to the market dominance of Ericsson and fierce price competition from Huawei. Since then, Ericsson has teamed up with Cisco in a global strategic partnership that appears as committed ...