Analysys Mason Telecoms Summit 2020

Analysys Mason celebrated the 10th anniversary of its Telecoms Summit with a virtual event on 1 and 2 December 2020.

You can register and access all sessions from the event on demand here.

The event helped operators and vendors to understand the key drivers and trends that are influencing the telecoms, media and technology (TMT) market.

It featured leading analysts and subject-matter experts who drew on primary and secondary research to bring together the very best of our insights and advice.

The event was hosted live over 2 days.

Key themes and topics:

  • Expectations of the telecoms industry over the next 5 years
  • The post-pandemic landscape
  • 5G-driven industrial transformation
  • Automation
  • Full fibre
  • In-home connectivity
  • The cyber security market
  • Partnering with public cloud providers
  • Strategies for emerging content
  • Business demand patterns
  • New operator service approaches: embracing cloud and 5G
  • Rural connectivity: new opportunities for investors

Click here to register and watch on-demand sessions.

If you would like further information, please email David McElroy.

Two-day virtual event

Comprehensive agenda

The summit agenda featured keynote presentations and briefing sessions.

Industry-leading research

Presentations drew on detailed primary and secondary research.

Which companies were represented?

Telecoms operators, vendors, financial institutions, policymakers and regulators.

Who should attend?

CxOs, marketing intelligence personnel, policy executives, and members of marketing and strategy teams will benefit most from attending live and on demand. 

Day 1 - 1 December
13:00 - 13:45
Our overall view of the telecoms industry and expectations for the next 5 years
  • Overall numbers for revenue, investment and operations
  • Which areas within the telecoms industry are subject to the most change?
  • What are the main issues that the telecoms industry needs to address in order to cope with change?

Fiona Glennon and Larry Goldman

14.00 - 14.45
The post-pandemic landscape: the impact of COVID-19 and opportunities for telecoms operators
  • How was operator performance affected during the COVID-19 pandemic and how will it be affected in the post-pandemic era?
  • What impact will the pandemic have on consumer demand (for example, the shift in importance of fixed versus mobile, or price versus performance)?
  • What are the main opportunities for telecoms operators as enterprises to adjust to the new working environment?

Stephen Sale and Tom Rebbeck

15.15 - 16.00
Full fibre: how we get to where we want to be
  • The rapidly changing picture of demand
  • What can be achieved to speed up deployment and make investment efficient
  • What we did not know we needed: 10G/50G/SDAN/fibre-to-the-everywhere

Rupert Wood

15.15 - 16.00
Leveraging in-home connectivity
  • The value of differentiation through home Wi-Fi features and quality
  • Exploring the F5G vision: assessing the role of fibre-to-the-room deployments
  • Opportunities in the connected home, including connected home automation and security

Stephen Wilson

15.15 - 16.00
Few security vendors or many: the dilemma for operators
  • Results from our recent survey of 34 telecoms operators on security for the SMB market
  • Operators’ options in the security market: should they form more partnerships or streamline their supply chains?
  • Which vendors are best-placed to help operators grow their security revenue?

Igor Babić

15.15 - 16.00
Partnering with public cloud providers for infrastructure and platform services: opportunities for the telecoms industry
  • BSS/OSS/NEP partnership models: how deep do – or should - they go?
  • Trends in operator adoption of public cloud for IT and network workloads
  • An assessment of the role that public cloud will play in 5G

Gorkem Yigit and Justin van der Lande

Day 2 - 2 December
13.00 - 13.45
5G-driven industrial transformation: an assessment of the operator opportunity
  • How can operators maximise connectivity revenue (for example, from private 5G/LTE networks) as industries transform their processes and supply chains, and also have a wider choice of private network supplier and spectrum options?
  • What role will operator edge locations play in the digital transformation of industry sectors and which strategies will make money?
  • Can operators add value by hosting industrial application developer hubs and marketplaces, and who will their new competitors be?

Caroline Chappell and Michele Mackenzie

14.00 - 14.45
Automation is critical to reduce the TCO of current operations and support new business models in the 5G era
  • Automation is one of the areas of opportunity for TCO reduction
  • How can operators use automation to save up to USD130 billion in the next 10 years?
  • Automation will bring much more than TCO savings; it is essential for managing the complexity of 5G networks
  • Automation will also be critical to support new B2B business models such as NaaS and slicing at scale

Caroline Gabriel and Anil Rao

15.15 - 16.00
Operator strategies for emerging content: gaming, VR video and beyond
  • Opportunities to diversify into adjacent content areas (such as gaming) and to grow new markets and content categories (for example, VR video)
  • Capturing value by entering the cloud gaming value chain
  • Focus on VR video streaming, including augmented live sports and concert experiences

Martin Scott and Giulio Sinibaldi

15.15 - 16.00
Changing patterns of business demand
  • Impact of the pandemic on operator business revenue
  • How operators can increase revenue from unified communications, collaboration and remote working tools

Catherine Hammond and Tom Rebbeck

15.15 - 16.00
New operator service approaches: embracing the cloud and 5G to enable a new era of innovation
  • The state of cloud-based networks (core and RAN) and why you should care
  • Cloud enablers for new enterprise services, such as edge compute and slicing
  • The impact of 5G standalone (SA) on critical consumer services such as voice and mobile broadband

Roberto Kompany

15.15 - 16.00
Rural connectivity: new opportunities for investors
  • COVID-19 has highlighted the need for improved rural connectivity infrastructure, with strong demand from consumers and policy makers
  • Full fibre networks will not reach 100% coverage, and there is a role for FWA and satellite in rural broadband provision
  • Mobile operators need new approaches to make rural network roll-outs commercially viable, which creates opportunities for neutral hosts and alternative investors

Richard Morgan and Alessandro Ravagnolo

Watch on demand
Tuesday 1 - Wednesday 2 December 2020 1.00PM - 4.00PM GMT