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Telecoms operator growth strategies: case studies and analysis (vol I)

Stephen Sale Research Director, Consumer Services
Tom Rebbeck Research Director, Operator business services and IoT

"A new consensus is emerging that operators should only explore growth avenues that support the core connectivity business or a limited number of new opportunities."

Telecoms operators in high-income countries are facing sluggish growth (at best) in their core markets and are, therefore, looking at new sources of growth. This report explores the different directions they are taking.

This report provides:

  • discussion of where operators are looking for new sources of growth
  • the rationale behind each of these moves.

The following companies are featured in case studies.

  • AT&T
  • Deutsche Telekom
  • Etisalat
  • Orange
  • SK Telecom
  • Singtel
  • Telefónica
  • Telenor
  • Telstra
  • Turkcell
  • Verizon
  • Vodafone