Analysys Mason Quarterly Jan-Mar 2017

31 January 2017

Bram Moerman


Thought leadership included in this edition

The success of Digital India The success of Digital India depends on ubiquitous, affordable and secure infrastructure

Although the government’s primary goal appears to be curbing the use of undeclared money in the economy, it is also promoting the use of digital, cashless payment mechanisms. 

Successful deployment of NB-IoTSuccessful deployment of NB-IoT will depend on spectrum choices

Standardisation of “narrowband IoT” (NB-IoT) occurred rapidly during 2016, and major mobile operators are planning wide-scale roll-out. This article discusses the spectrum options for NB-IoT and their commercial implications.

Mobile payments in emerging marketsMobile payments in emerging markets – beyond m-pesa

This article examines the mobile payment business models in developing, emerging and developed markets, and how new mobile payment systems in emerging markets are challenging traditional approaches to physical commerce. 

Operators in Asia with fixed–mobile convergenceOperators in Asia with fixed–mobile convergence ambitions should consider the opportunity presented by small and medium enterprise ICT

Providing ICT services to SMEs could be an attractive growth area for operators in Asia with fixed–mobile convergence ambitions.

Public vs. private and hybrid cloudPublic vs. private and hybrid cloud: where should investors place their bets?

The markets for both private and public cloud services are both growing strongly, and offer significant opportunities. In this article we examine the prospects and key success factors for independent providers, and where investors should focus their attention.

Top-10 predictions for 2017Top-10 predictions for the telecoms, media and technology sectors 2017

Analysys Mason’s annual telecoms, media and technology (TMT) predictions reveal which trends will make an impact in the next 12 months.