Analysys Mason Podcast
AWS Private 5G has some positives for operators, but few for other vendors

AWS Private 5G has some positives for operators, but few for other vendors

December 4, 2021

AWS announced its private network solution, AWS Private 5G, at its global cloud computing conference, re:Invent, on 30 November 2021.

In this podcast, Michele Mackenzie (Principal Analyst) and Tom Rebbeck (Partner) look at what was announced, the questions that remain and the implications for operators and vendors.

The associated article can be viewed here

For more information on Analysys Mason's research on private networks, click here.

Ericsson’s acquisition of Vonage raises questions, but creating an API platform for 5G is a good idea

Ericsson’s acquisition of Vonage raises questions, but creating an API platform for 5G is a good idea

November 26, 2021

Ericsson announced its planned USD6.2 billion acquisition of Vonage on 22 November 2021. Vonage was known to be exploring strategic options and so the sale is not a surprise, although the identity of the buyer was a shock for many, including Ericsson investors.

In this podcast, Catherine Hammond (Principal Analyst) and Tom Rebbeck (Research Director) explore the rationale behind the deal.

The associated article and figures can be viewed here

Private LTE/5G network deployments 3Q 2021: trends and analysis

Private LTE/5G network deployments 3Q 2021: trends and analysis

November 24, 2021

In this podcast, Ibraheem Kasujee (Analyst) and Tom Rebbeck (Research Director) discuss the emerging trends in the private LTE/5G market, such as who the main contractors are, what network technology is used, which sectors are deploying private networks and where such deployments are based.

To learn more about private LTE/5G networks and why are they important, read this free article. 

You can also download our free report on private network deployments, here

SMB Endpoint Security Vendor Scorecard 2021: Analysys Mason has identified five vendors as leaders

SMB Endpoint Security Vendor Scorecard 2021: Analysys Mason has identified five vendors as leaders

November 19, 2021

Analysys Mason has identified five vendors as leaders in its 'SMB Endpoint Security Vendor Scorecard 2021': CrowdStrike, ESET, Kaspersky, Microsoft and Sophos.

In this podcast, Catherine Hammond (Principal Analyst) and Igor Babić (Senior Analyst) analyse these vendors’ strengths and differentiators.

You can register for the related webinar here

Click on the following links to view the associated article and case study report

Six mobile security vendors are highly rated by partners, but there is no single clear favourite

Six mobile security vendors are highly rated by partners, but there is no single clear favourite

November 12, 2021

Analysys Mason surveyed 27 operators in 3Q 2021 about their mobile security offerings and suppliers.

In this podcast Igor Babić (Senior Analyst) and Tom Rebbeck (Partner) discuss how specific mobile security vendors are perceived by operators and whose solutions operators currently sell to business customers.

The associated article and figures can be viewed here

The associated subscriber survey report is located here

Which ESG strategies are telecoms operators pursuing?

Which ESG strategies are telecoms operators pursuing?

November 11, 2021

Telecoms network operators are increasingly focusing on environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategies. They are using ESG measures and reporting to attract investment primarily, but also to increase their appeal to customers and employees. 

In this podcast, Larry Goldman (Chief Analyst) and Lucy Brooker (Research Analyst) discuss the ESG strategies that telecoms operators pursuing.

The associated article and figures can be viewed here

MNOs should be wary of less risk-averse, investor-backed IoT connectivity disruptors

MNOs should be wary of less risk-averse, investor-backed IoT connectivity disruptors

October 27, 2021

IoT connectivity disruptors that are backed by private equity and venture capital investors are often prepared to take more risks to deliver revenue growth than their MNO counterparts. Such activity is often driven by ambitious plans to deliver on the growth expectations (and exit strategies) of their financial backers.

In this podcast, Michele Mackenzie (Principal Analyst) and Tom Rebbeck (Partner) highlight some of the findings from the fifth report in our IoT connectivity disruptors series, IoT connectivity disruptors: case studies and analysis (volume V).

The podcast also relates to our previous article on merger and acquisition activity in the IoT connectivity market.

How 5G’s flexible underlying technology serves the needs of consumers and enterprises

How 5G’s flexible underlying technology serves the needs of consumers and enterprises

October 14, 2021

Analysys Mason has released the recordings from its 11th annual Telecoms Summit, which you can access here.

In this podcast, you will hear the recording of a panel discussion about 5G. The session was hosted by Larry Goldman (Chief Analyst) and features Caroline Gabriel (Research Director), Tom Rebbeck (Partner) and Stephen Sale (Research Director).  

Click the links above to learn more about the host and panellists.

All sessions from the summit will be available for several months and you can register here for access.

Large enterprises’ demand for communications and IT services: survey results 2021

Large enterprises’ demand for communications and IT services: survey results 2021

October 5, 2021

In this podcast, Principal Analyst, Catherine Hammond and Partner, Tom Rebbeck explore how well-positioned communications service providers are to meet future enterprise demand for communications and IT services.

This podcast is based on a survey, sponsored by CSG, of 16 communications service providers and more than 200 multinational corporations between February and May 2021. 

Download the related perspective here

Read more in this free-to-access article here

RingCentral is increasing the number of its operator partners thanks to focused investment in this channel

RingCentral is increasing the number of its operator partners thanks to focused investment in this channel

September 29, 2021

RingCentral announced several new partnerships with telecoms operators between mid-2020 and mid-2021. In this podcast, Partner, Tom Rebbeck and Principal Analyst, Catherine Hammond discuss why so many major operators are choosing to partner with RingCentral and what role other vendors may have to play.

The associated article and figures can be viewed here

Please see below for related reports and Analysys Mason's unified communications vendor tracker.