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Analysys Mason Quarterly Apr-Jun 2017

Analysys Mason Quarterly Apr-Jun 2017Welcome to the second issue of the Analysys Mason Quarterly newsletter for 2017, which features our experts' thought leadership on a range of key topics.

 

 


Thought leadership included in this edition

IoT will have little impact on revenue for most mobile operatorsIoT will have little impact on revenue for most mobile operators

If IoT is to become a new growth area within the telecoms industry, it will need to contribute significantly more revenue to the overall business than connectivity alone can generate.



Investigations into the concentration of market power must look beyond the headline for an answerInvestigations into the concentration of market power must look beyond the headline for an answer

A fundamental understanding of networks and industry drivers is needed in order to investigate the nature of efficiencies in communications markets and services.



M&A as a route to leadership in network performance monitoringM&A as a route to leadership in network performance monitoring

The NPM space hit a record number of transactions in 2016 and M&A momentum in NPM is expected to persist, as market leaders continue integrating and taking over specialist vendors. 



Applying the European 5G Action Plan to MEA will require adjustments to local spectrum frameworksApplying the European 5G Action Plan to MEA will require adjustments to local spectrum frameworks

If the 700MHz band is to form part of an early 5G vision in MEA, it will be necessary for regulators and governments to release the band from its current uses.



Spectrum auctions must be designed with clear policy goals in mind to avoid undesirable outcomesSpectrum auctions must be designed with clear policy goals in mind to avoid undesirable outcomes

A badly designed auction can lead to undesirable outcomes, either from the perspective of governments or national regulatory authorities (NRAs), or for one or more winners of spectrum licences.  



Disruption by digital media and regulatory change will drive consolidation in the audiovisual sectorDisruption by digital media and regulatory change will drive consolidation in the audiovisual sector

The Internet is transforming much of the audiovisual sector. This transformation is occurring rapidly and is having a profound impact. In this article, we highlight some of the important issues that are at stake.