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KCOM offers a bold vision of how operators can win cloud revenue

Terry van Staden Analyst, Research

"KCOM views the connectivity market to be commoditised and has undergone a fundamental shift to focus on managed cloud services."

Given the declining revenue potential in the connectivity market, operators are looking to diversify into new and growing businesses. The cloud market is growing rapidly but is dominated by web-scale firms like AWS and Microsoft, rather than telecoms operators. KCOM has demonstrated one approach for penetrating the cloud market to capitalise on a rapidly expanding service.