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Iran: Ready for a telecom leapfrog

With growth factors aligned, Iran might be on the verge of a digital transformation

Globally the telecom industry has undergone rapid change, driven by an increasing share of data and ICT revenues for operators. Even though Iran still lags in fixed and mobile broadband development, there has been rapid growth in recent years.
We believe there is a sizable opportunity for...

Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Petroleum refiners and shippers struggle over marine fuel

Tighter marine pollution regulations force marine-fuel value-chain players to rethink industrial and business models in order to maintain their compet

The marine-fuel sector is facing lower-sulfur-content specifications, with the major change taking place in January 2020.

Oil & gas

The Digital Century: where is value headed in the digital sp

With supporting conditions, Europe can regain a leadership role in this fast-growing ecosystem.

The digital industry has been through a lot of turbulence in the last 15 years, since the Internet bubble burst after the dot-com boom. Customer usage has changed radically, technology has been regularly upgraded and new players have emerged.
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME) Digital company transformation

America First: carbon emissions go last?

Potential impact of President Trump’s “America First Energy Plan” on the power sector

The Trump administration’s approach to the traditional energy trilemma (the challenge of balancing the goals of cheap, secure and clean energy) appears set to skew heavily towards the low cost and secure aspects of energy supply at the expense of any focus on carbon emissions.
Oil & gas, Utilities & alternative energy

Telecoms & Media executive breakfast event

Launch of annual Arthur D. Little flagship Telecom & Media study in London

On March 31, 2017, Arthur D.

Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Iranian upstream oil & gas industry

Can Iran achieve its full potential?

The global oil & gas market has begun to rebalance in the first half of 2017 following a period of suppressed prices that has stalled the US shale revolution and prompted OPEC1 intervention, with an agreement to take 1.2 mmbbl/d off the market.

Oil & gas

Creating a Gigabit Society

The role of 5G

In 2016 we commissioned a study that examined how the availability of fibre direct to homes and businesses (FTTH) would help Europe become a Gigabit Society: one where citizens and businesses benefit from widespread connectivity of 1 gigabit per second, low latency and reliable performance1....

Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Funding lower-priority clinical trials

Exploring a new mechanism to fund the timely execution of deprioritized trials

Introduction: Some biopharma companies have built pipelines that offer more development opportunities than their resources allow them to pursue. Promising clinical trials may be moved down the priority list and their execution delayed – resulting in decline of asset value against a fixed patent...

Oil & gas

Unconventional hydrocarbons in Latin America

From dreams to reality

Production of unconventional hydrocarbons became globally prominent in 2010, when the US, for the first time, reached a daily output of 1 million barrels of tight oil.

Oil & gas, Utilities & alternative energy

The future of automotive mobility

Winning the power play in tomorrow’s radically changed automotive ecosystem

Automotive as it has evolved over the last 100 years is perceived by many as leading to massive problems over the world. Driven by wealth, urbanization and increasing car-park pollution and congestion, effects have increased globally and need to be addressed.

Automotive