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Facebook has changed substantially since we first analysed the company in 2011. In our latest major report we explore the accuracy of our 2011 predictions regarding users, revenue and strategy. We also examine Facebook's current aspirations and challenges and explain why, where and how operators should be working with Facebook to build value. (March 2015, Dealing with Disruption Stream)
T-Mobile USA’s ‘uncarrier’ strategy has delivered significant net additions, but is it a good strategy - and is the disruption promised by Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son already underway? We compare it to Free Mobile’s disruptive approach in France, and the results of its competitors’ responses. (June 2014, Executive Briefing Service.)
A step-by-step guide for telecoms executives seeking to innovate and develop compelling new services to compete in the 'services layer', and develop a new telecoms business models to replace the contracting voice and messaging revenue streams with new revenues from new products and services and customers. (September 2013, Executive Briefing Service, Transformation Stream.)
Orange and T-Mobile UK are merging, thereby consolidating two of the UK's five mobile operators. What are the likely benefits and consequences, and the implications from an investor's viewpoint? A guest article from Telco 2.0 partners Arete Research. (September 2009, Executive Briefing Service)
Twitter's business model seems to be the familiar - "Web 2.0 Flip" - build an audience and sell to someone who thinks they can monetize it. There are key lessons to be learnt from Twitter for Telcos and other service providers. (July 2009, Executive Briefing Service, Dealing with Disruption Stream).
An analysis of M-Pesa and Wizzit - one a classic ‘Telco 2.0’ platform, the other an extension to traditional banking services – and lessons for telcos worldwide. (July 2009, Executive Briefing Service, Dealing with Disruption Stream)
Four leading Voice 2.0 platforms demonstrate the business model opportunities from delivering 'Communications-Enabled Business Processes' (CEBP) to the highly diverse enterprise and SME market. (July 2009, Executive Briefing Service)
New analysis demonstrates how YouTube contributes to Google's position and power in the 'Digital Economy' and what this means for telcos' online video strategies. (June 2009, Executive Briefing Service, Dealing with Disruption Stream.)
BSkyB’s platform shows a multi-sided business model in action, bringing value to both upstream and downstream customers and earning decent returns for shareholders. (Feb 2009, Executive Briefing Service)
Analysis of Vodafone strategy at a key time of leadership change. (June 2008, Executive Briefing Service)
What are the business model impacts of Verizon Wireless moving to a "less closed" network attachment model? (November 2007)
How do major telcos respond to the challenges of Telco 2.0? France Telecom’s experience offers some answers. (July 2007)
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