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Automation in the 5G era: a discussion between Analysys Mason and Telia

Automation in the 5G era: a discussion between Analysys Mason and Telia

October 15, 2020

Automation is critical for communications service providers and enterprises to increase business agility, manage complexities and transform opex economics, both in existing physical networks and new-generation cloud-based and programmable networks of the 5G era.

In this podcast, Anil Rao, Principal Analyst at Analysys Mason and Åsa Nielsen, Director and Head of Network Service Management and Automation at Telia Company discuss what automation means to the telecoms industry, and assess Telia’s progress towards autonomous networks.

Operators currently play a limited role in the nascent but growing private LTE/5G networks market

Operators currently play a limited role in the nascent but growing private LTE/5G networks market

October 8, 2020

The private LTE/5G market is nascent but growing rapidly. Operators are playing a limited role at present, and most deployments are led by vendors. This podcast and the associated article summarise the trends in Analysys Mason’s Private LTE/5G networks tracker 3Q 2020.

The associated article and figures can be viewed here.

Crowded connectivity markets are forcing connectivity disruptors to enter new areas of the IoT value chain

Crowded connectivity markets are forcing connectivity disruptors to enter new areas of the IoT value chain

October 5, 2020

IoT connectivity disruptors are adopting new strategies because the connectivity market is highly crowded and finding profitable growth is increasingly challenging. This podcast and associated article summarise the findings of Analysys Mason’s IoT connectivity disruptors: case studies and analysis (Volume IV).

The associated article and figure can be viewed here.

FMC is yet to become established in MENA, but we are confident that it will gain traction

FMC is yet to become established in MENA, but we are confident that it will gain traction

September 21, 2020

Operators in the Middle East and North Africa are increasingly offering fixed–mobile convergence bundles. Operators must consider fibre coverage, levels of postpaid penetration and regulatory headwinds when launching FMC propositions.

In this podcast, Analyst, Simon Lumb summarises our findings from five case studies of FMC operators in MENA.

The associated article and figure can be viewed here.

Operators may be facing a two-step decline in business revenue, but they are not powerless to respond

Operators may be facing a two-step decline in business revenue, but they are not powerless to respond

September 17, 2020

The performance of operators' business divisions in 2Q 2020 was not as bad as feared, but further declines in revenue seem likely in the second half of 2020. This article looks at the situation for operators and how they can respond.

The associated article and figures can be viewed here.

Wireless traffic forecasts: 5G will make little difference to long-term trends

Wireless traffic forecasts: 5G will make little difference to long-term trends

September 9, 2020

Analysys Mason previously predicted that 5G would not bring about profound changes to long-term trends in mobile traffic. In this podcast, Research Director, Rupert Wood gives a synopsis of our thinking now that 5G is here.

The associated article can be found here.

Operators should use their strength in the voice market to differentiate their unified communications solutions

Operators should use their strength in the voice market to differentiate their unified communications solutions

September 1, 2020

Network operators have an opportunity to take advantage of the recent growth in the unified communications market, but face intense competition from new entrants and over-the-top providers.

The associated article can be found here.

Vodafone’s deal with Accenture for managed security services marks a distinct strategy from peer operators

Vodafone’s deal with Accenture for managed security services marks a distinct strategy from peer operators

August 5, 2020

Vodafone announced on 21 July 2020 that it will partner with Accenture to offer managed security services to SMEs and national corporations. In this podcast, Research Director, Tom Rebbeck discusses the implications of the deal.

The associated article can be found here.

Palo Alto Networks is emerging as the lead vendor in the competitive network security market

Palo Alto Networks is emerging as the lead vendor in the competitive network security market

July 27, 2020

In this podcast, Analyst, Igor Babić explores the trends in the financial and operational metrics of the market-leading network security vendors (Check Point, Cisco, Fortinet and Palo Alto Networks).

 

The associated article can be found here.

The logic of HPE’s purchase of Silver Peak is clear, but the price looks high

The logic of HPE’s purchase of Silver Peak is clear, but the price looks high

July 21, 2020

In this podcast, Research Director, Tom Rebbeck discusses HPE's plan to purchase SD-WAN firm Silver Peak for USD925 million in a deal that was announced on 13 July 2020. 

 

The associated article can be found here.

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