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.
Connectivity is Central to Developing Successful Smart Mining Practices
Region : AfricaThe focus of this study is to understand the smart mining practices in Sub-Saharan Africa. The objective is to understand mining companies’ readiness to introduce advanced technology within the mining processes.--BEGIN PROMO--
The study starts off by analyzing the smart mining practices globally, mor...
Remittances to become the Fastest Growth Application for Mobile Network Operator-led Mobile Money Wallets
Region : AfricaSub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is witnessing a surge migration within the region and to other parts of the world such as North America and Europe. As a continent, Africa had a net migration population of over 11 million in 2015, predominantly economic migration. • This has been instrumental in the growing volume of international remittances flowing int...
A Growing Opportunity to Improve Network Coverage through Mobile Infrastructure Outsourcing and Sharing by Operators
Region : Africa• As one of the least connected regions in the world, Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) continued growth in the number of mobile towers is expected. This growth is likely to be driven by third-party tower companies (towercos). • The towercos are offering a range of tower outsourcing solutions, which ranges the outright selling of towers in sale-lease-b...
Regulatory Policy Should Be Adapted to Support Increased Competition as South African Market Shows Signs of Maturing and Rest of Africa Remains in Nas
Region : AfricaIn Africa, mobile network operators’ motivations for hosting mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) include segmentation-driven strategies, network utilisation-driven strategies, and product-driven strategies. This in-depth study looks at various MVNO models in Africa and explains the different MVNO types according to the market segment they se...
Telcos and OTT Service Providers to Collaborate on New Sustainable Business Models Providing Optimal Long-term Outcomes for End Users
Region : AfricaThe research service provides an analysis of the telecommunications market in South Africa, with the focus being on the journey of telecom operators in the country and where they are at the moment. The study highlights the challenges that the operators currently face, especially with the emergence of the over-the-top (OTT) service providers. A brie...
MNOs Up Their Game with Strategic Partnerships, Infrastructure Investments and Improved Service Affordability
Region : AfricaThis research service is an analysis of the North African telecommunications market. The areas of focus are fixed-line, mobile, and Internet communications, with special emphasis on broadband. Technologies include fibre, satellite, WiMAX, Wi-Fi, 3G, Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL), and Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA). All 6 North Afr...
Interoperability Between Different Mobile Money Wallets to Unlock Massive Transaction Volumes
Region : AfricaThis research services provides a cross-country analysis of the key trends shaping the mobile money industry in Sub-Saharan Africa. It focuses on the factors influencing mobile money penetration across different countries in the region. This includes a comprehensive of the market drivers and challenges such as regulation and technology. Included in...
Participants Respond with Innovative Strategies and Emerging Technologies, Opportunities Multiply with Fibre, 3G, and 4G Deployments in Last Mile
Region : AfricaThis market insight provides a comprehensive analysis of the challenges that Africa is facing in terms of the delivery of communication services to the last mile. It focuses on the main market features and challenges that create bottlenecks in the telecom network. Included is a discussion of the key market trends that drive the demand for broadband...
Mergers and Acquisitions Transform Dynamics, Convergence of IT Infrastructure/Service Providers and ISPs Helping MNOs with Horizontal Integration and Improved Operational Efficiency
Region : AfricaThis research service provides an analysis of the Southern African telecommunications market. The areas of focus are fixed-line, mobile, and Internet communications with special interest in broadband communications. Technologies include fibre, satellite, WiMAX, Wi-Fi, 3G, ADSL, and CDMA. Each of the 12 Southern African countries is analyzed on coun...
Innovative Win-All Concept of Sharing Network Infrastructure to Reduce Capital Investment Costs, Support Lower Prices for Subscribers, Sustain Operator Revenues
Region : AfricaThis research service provides an analysis of the Central African telecommunications market. The areas of focus are fixed-line, mobile, and Internet communications with special interest in broadband communications. Technologies include fibre, satellite, WiMAX, Wi-Fi, 3G, ADSL, and CDMA. Each of the 8 Central African countries is analyzed on country...