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Analysys Mason Quarterly Oct-Dec 2019

Welcome to the fourth issue of the Analysys Mason Quarterly newsletter for 2019, which features our experts' thought leadership on a range of key topics.

Business survey 2019: almost 25% of small businesses feel that their cyber-security protection is inadequateBusiness survey 2019: almost 25% of small businesses feel that their cyber-security protection is inadequate

Vendors of cyber-security solutions are not serving smaller businesses well, but should see this large, growing and underserved market as an opportunity.



The time for contract renegotiation is upon us and towercos should prepareThe time for contract renegotiation is upon us and towercos should prepare

Analysys Mason’s suggestion to towercos is not to wait for the natural expiration of the contracts but to start preparing for the renegotiations in advance



Operators’ decisions to shut down legacy 2G/3G networks need to be commercially drivenOperators’ decisions to shut down legacy 2G/3G networks need to be commercially driven

Mobile operators need to consider the trade-off between closing a legacy 2G or 3G network and the risk of losing subscribers



The digitalisation of the bioeconomy will provide opportunities for operators and ICT providersThe digitalisation of the bioeconomy will provide opportunities for operators and ICT providers

The bioeconomy is currently undergoing a rapid digital transformation, but it has only recently begun to catch the attention of operators and ICT providers.



Opinions differ on the need for a dedicated spectrum allocation for the utilities sectorOpinions differ on the need for a dedicated spectrum allocation for the utilities sector

Although the utilities and telecoms sectors have engaged in dialogue, their positions on the allocation of dedicated spectrum for utilities need to converge.



E-pharmacies in India: global and local trends point to a positive futureE-pharmacies in India: global and local trends point to a positive future

Big-ticket investments, a strong value proposition and expected favourable government policies are likely to drive exponential growth in India's e-pharmacy market.