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Digitalization of government services

We want an “experience” – not just great IT

Governments and constituent entities are embracing digitalization to provide user-friendly government services to citizens and simultaneously reduce their cost to offer such services. There are numerous success stories, interestingly some of them are from very small nations but failures abound as...
Public services, Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME), Organization & transformation

Telecoms data monetization: Reality, not a mirage

Big Data can deliver the promise of converting data into competitive advantage

Globally, telcos consider data analytics a key strategic pillar, and continue to invest in this direction. However, not many of them have reaped the benefits of these investments, because they face multiple dilemmas around finding the right use cases, making the right technology choices from ever-...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME), Technology & innovation management

A maturing Internet of Things

Realizing the next level of value

On September 28th, 2018, Arthur D. Little hosted its annual executive event on the state of the Internet of Things in Munich. It was attended by more than 50 senior executives from different industries in Europe, the Middle East, Asia-Pacific, and the US, and this year’s theme was “A maturing...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Telecoms operators and startups: Rethink and reinvent

Harnessing the disruptive power of startups

Telecoms operators around the world are already engaging with startups in an attempt to benefit from their agility, execution speed and disruptive power. However, realizing tangible benefits and value from these initiatives has been a persistent challenge. Fundamental changes to current approaches...
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The race to gigabit fiber

Gigabit fiber is driving take-up of new services

We increasingly see deployment of applications and services provisioned by underlying gigabit broadband. This is enabling people, machines, and applications to collaborate effectively and intelligently in order to enhance quality of life, improve our mobility, grow our economies and empower our...
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Monetizing investments in telecom network infrastructure

We discuss how to optimize telecoms network infrastructure investments by adopting amulti-criteria evaluation approach based on business, technical...

In an investment-driven industry such as telecommunications, optimizing investment decisions has always represented a key competitive advantage for operators. However, in a market characterized by stagnating growth rates and increasing competition, where many telecommunication companies are facing...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

The future of enterprise networking

How telecom operators need to accelerate to defend their enterprise networking competence

Consumers and businesses around the world increasingly demand virtually instantaneous digital experiences in whatever they do. Many industries have already embraced the related opportunities in serving their customers instantaneously and seamlessly, and in reengineering their business models and...
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The calm before the storm

Arthur D. Little Latin America media Flow of Funds

During the last six years, we have seen a general recovery of the world’s economy from the last big economic crisis in 2008, with some specific and interesting contrast between the advanced and emerging economies. In the first half of this decade (2010–2015), Latin America and the Caribbean (LATAM...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

With the Internet of Things (IoT) every- where, can

How ICT regulators can enable IoT ecosystem development

The IoT ecosystem is expected to grow rapidly in the next few years, with mainstream deployment already prevalent across many vertical industries. Increased IoT penetration across use cases poses unique challenges for ICT policy-makers and regulators beyond traditional telecom-focused regulatory...
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Arthur D. Little 2017 “Economics of Telecoms” Report

Every year, Arthur D. Little assists the French Federation of Telecom Operators in evaluating their contribution to the digital ecosystem at a global scale and in France. We more specifically look at revenues, direct employment, investments and taxation to position telecom operators in the economy....
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