Analysys Mason is delighted to announce our 11th annual Telecoms Summit.

Gain insights into the key trends and drivers that are influencing the TMT market from our leading analysts and subject-matter experts.

Keep up to date with the latest TMT primary and secondary research to understand how to address the challenges facing your business.

Learn about the opportunities and disruptions that are affecting the industry.

The topics covered are as follows.

  • An overview of telecoms in a digital world
  • How 5G serves the needs of consumers and enterprises
  • The role of automation in monetising 5G
  • Private networks and edge computing
  • 5G ecosystems in the consumer market
  • Operator TV strategies
  • Telecoms economics in the 5G era
  • Monetising new FTTP networks
  • SMBs' IT spending priorities and changing behaviours

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Your registration provides access to all the sessions for several months, enabling you to watch and replay the presentations at your convenience.

More details on the agenda can be found by clicking on the "Agenda" tab.


An overall view of telecoms in a digital world
  • Welcome and introduction to the summit.
  • The pandemic has accelerated the push for all industries to become more agile.
  • Telecoms plays an essential role in increasing agility but also supports complex ecosystems of other players.
  • 5G is the most significant telecoms initiative because it is much more than a successor to 4G.

Fiona Glennon and Larry Goldman

The 5G network: an experiment with a USD300 billion prize
  • Telecoms networks are migrating slowly to cloud-native architecture, and the vRAN is the final frontier.
  • Drivers and enablers for accelerating the migration, particularly the platform approach.
  • Implications, benefits and challenges of the platform approach.

Caroline Chappell and Caroline Gabriel

How 5G’s flexible underlying technology serves the needs of consumers and enterprises
  • A panel discussion involving the heads of Analysys Mason's consumer, enterprise and networks practices.

Caroline Gabriel, Larry Goldman, Tom Rebbeck and Stephen Sale

Private networks and edge computing: the opportunity for telecoms operators
  • Market data on private network and edge deployments.
  • Operator approaches to private networks and edge.
  • How operators can play to their strengths (and mitigate weaknesses).

Michele Mackenzie and Tom Rebbeck

5G ecosystems and business model disruption in the consumer market
  • Expectations for 5G in the core consumer market: connectivity and beyond.
  • Potential for business model disruption in B2C and B2B2C segments.
  • What role can/should operators play in 5G ecosystems?

Stephen Sale

The role of automation in monetising 5G and delivering cloud-like B2B and B2C digital experiences
  • State of play: what automation has achieved and what is in progress.
  • What next: how automation will power the digital telecoms operator.
  • Recommendations for vendors and operators.

John Abraham and Justin van der Lande

Operator TV strategies: moving beyond the traditional TV–telecoms bundle
  • The established operator TV strategy is starting to struggle – OTT aggregation is only one part of the solution.
  • Major operators, such as AT&T, BT, Telecom Italia and Vodafone, have revamped their strategies in response.
  • This session explores how operators are moving to a wider content aggregation and enablement strategy.

Martin Scott

Monetising new FTTP networks
  • Retail-only, wholesale-only and hybrid models: revenue and margin.
  • Optimising retail tariffs and monetising ancillary connectivity services.
  • Future directions for wholesale fibre platforms.

Stephen Wilson and Rupert Wood

SMBs' IT spending priorities and changing behaviours
  • Overview of the results from our latest spending forecast.
  • Spending priorities of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), including those related to security and collaboration solutions.
  • Segmentation and shifts in behaviour: which types of SMB are the most attractive for vendors?

Bob Takacs