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Analysys Mason Quarterly Jul-Sep 2017

Analysys Mason Quarterly Jul-Sep 2017Welcome to the third 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

The US incentive auction and what it means for spectrum auctions in other countriesThe US incentive auction and what it means for spectrum auctions in other countries

This article considers how successful the incentive auction was and whether the approach used by the FCC is likely to be adopted in other countries to facilitate the transfer of spectrum to new uses.



Operators struggle in enterprise ICT services – acquisitions may provide a route into this marketOperators struggle in enterprise ICT services – acquisitions may provide a route into this market

This article explores enterprises’ adoption of and level of interest in ICT services, based on our survey of over 1600 enterprises, and discusses the role of operators in this market.



Having your cake and eating it: network slicing and net neutrality rules in EuropeHaving your cake and eating it: network slicing and net neutrality rules in Europe

Network slicing is a form of network virtualisation in which different services with different needs can be provided on a single physical network. To implement them, operators will need to work closely with NRAs.



Unlocking future investment in fibre and mobile: practical deployment issues need to be resolved quicklyUnlocking future investment in fibre and mobile: practical deployment issues need to be resolved quickly

After consultations with telecoms operators and local government highways, we identified 19 specific issues that are having a detrimental impact on the deployment of new telecommunications infrastructure.



Annual FTTH activation rate in France has tripled, which will stimulate investment to finish the planned roll-outAnnual FTTH activation rate in France has tripled, which will stimulate investment to finish the planned roll-out

The French national broadband plan consists of rolling out over 30 million ultrafast broadband lines by 2022. We look at the main driver for return on investment.



Live TV OTT offers are accelerating the transformation of TV and video markets: implications for stakeholdersLive TV OTT offers are accelerating the transformation of TV and video markets: implications for stakeholders

IP-based technology is expected to transform the competitive landscape of TV and video markets. Although TV and video market revenue in Europe is relatively unaffected, this will change during 2017.