In 1Q12, the three largest subscription-based TV groups were all based in the US: DirecTV, Comcast and Liberty Global, parent of the pan-European UPC conglomerate. These groups have managed to keep their positions since 1Q11. The group leader, DirecTV, kept its position thanks to its excellent performance in Brazil. Sky Brazil, a wholly-owned subsidiary, added 1.3m subscribers, a 47% inc...
This article examines the telecoms market of the BRICS group (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa). The group is widely seen as a counterweight to the G8 group, which includes also Russia.
With over three billion inhabitants (more than 40% of the world’s population of nearly seven billion in 2011) BRICS countries often dominate headlines around the world. The recent admissio...
This article examines and bechmarks the different strategies used by telecom operators for their business LTE offers. Specifically, the article explores the different entry strategies used by LTE operators to penetrate the enterprise segment in North America, Western Europe and East Asia.
More than 30 countries have already commercially deployed Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology and a...