Category: Analyst Angle

Informa to merge its Ovum unit with Informa Telecoms and Media

Informa to merge its Ovum unit with Informa Telecoms and Media

Informa plc is merging its Ovum and Informa Telecoms and Media units into a single company. Steve Hotham, currently a managing director at Ovum, will become the CEO of the combined company, which will operate under the Ovum name. Both Ovum and Informa Telecoms and Media have strong telecom and wireless analytics practices already. Ovum [...]

by Martha DeGrasse Posted in Analyst Angle0 Comments

Analyst Angle: What we can learn from Nokia X and Firefox OS

Analyst Angle: What we can learn from Nokia X and Firefox OS

During this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Nokia and Mozilla announced new products and plans for the affordable smartphone market.

by Ari Lopes, Principal Analyst Latin America, Informa Telecoms & Media Posted in Analyst Angle, Opinion0 Comments

Analyst Angle: Managing M2M’s big data will be an all-tech-on-deck exercise

Analyst Angle: Managing M2M’s big data will be an all-tech-on-deck exercise

It’s generally accepted that by the beginning of the next decade the machine-to-machine market, or, if you prefer, the larger-scope “Internet of things,” will have more connected devices

by Fedor Smith, President, Atlantic-ACM Posted in Analyst Angle, Opinion0 Comments

Analyst Angle: M2M services set to dominate revenue stream

Analyst Angle: M2M services set to dominate revenue stream

The “Internet of things” promises to usher in a new wave of technological evolution. In a few years’ time, billions of things – cars, utility meters, TVs and even furniture – will be linked

by Morgan Mullooly, Analyst, Analysys Mason Posted in Analyst Angle, Opinion0 Comments

Analyst Angle: A Japanese reality check

Analyst Angle: A Japanese reality check

When I first became a wireless analyst, Japan was portrayed as an almost mythical wireless wonderland where everything was perfect and so much better than the unenlightened and backward countries

by Roger Entner, Lead Analyst, Recon Analytics Posted in Analyst Angle, LTE, Opinion0 Comments

Analyst Angle: When will wireless matter in the consumer broadband access battle?

Analyst Angle: When will wireless matter in the consumer broadband access battle?

The broadband ecosystem continues to evolve but a key question remains: When will wireless operators play a major role in disintermediating wired broadband service providers?

by Aaron Blazar, VP, Atlantic-ACM Posted in Analyst Angle, LTE, Opinion0 Comments

2014 Predictions: State of wireless union in 2014 – devices, OS and LTE

2014 Predictions: State of wireless union in 2014 – devices, OS and LTE

In this note, we focus on handsets, operating systems and the networks that support them. As we consider handsets, OS and networks, a few bottom line conclusions spring to the fore.

by Roger Entner, Founder and Lead Analyst, Recon Analytics Posted in Analyst Angle, LTE, Opinion0 Comments

Analyst Angle: The reality of smartphone market saturation

Already we’ve heard from Apple and Samsung that their future is not as rosy for smartphones as investors had hoped. In reality it is like expecting early automobile dealers to continue to grow sales

by John Feland, Argus Insights Posted in Analyst Angle, Opinion1 Comment

Analyst Angle: Go-to-market tune ups for small cell infrastructure players

Analyst Angle: Go-to-market tune ups for small cell infrastructure players

Tower providers, fiber players, integrators and others are focused on capturing business from the next round of U.S. mobile infrastructure expansion – small cells.

by Aaron Blazar, VP, Atlantic-ACM Posted in Analyst Angle, Opinion0 Comments

Analyst Angle: Identifying emerging markets’ hot spots for OTT video

Analyst Angle: Identifying emerging markets’ hot spots for OTT video

In the past three to four years, over-the-top video has grown as an alternative to established pay-TV platforms in many emerging markets. As a result of improving broadband infrastructure and

by Daniele Tricarico, Senior Analyst, Pyramid Research Posted in Analyst Angle, Opinion0 Comments

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