Top-10 fixed broadband players: the usual suspects dominate

Published: 2012-08-10

Insight

In 1Q12, InfoCom observed that “the usual suspects" dominated the top-10 ranking of the largest broadband players in the world market. The ranking is based on proportionate subscribers for participations below 50%, whereas for participations over 50% all subscribers are counted, from all major subsidiaries and includes both retail and wholesale connections. By fixed broadband, we mean h...

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Telecom FDIs and privatisation increasing in ASEAN

Published: 2012-08-02

Insight

This article identifies major FDIs (foreign direct investments) in the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) telecom market – excluding Brunei and Myanmar in particular highlighting foreign telecom companies strategies in the region.

Of 41 analysed telecom operators in member-countries of the ASEAN, almost half, i.e. 20, operate under one or more FDIs each to a total of' 32 FD...

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The UK MVNO market: a melting pot of strategies and best practices

Published: 2012-08-01

Insight

With mobile penetration rate reaching 132% of the UK population at end-2011, more than 80 active mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) in the country continue to find their way into niche markets. In 2011, MVNOs in the UK accounted for 9% of the 82.2 million mobile customers (Fig. 1). A majority of MVNOs in the UK originated from existing telecom services providers (telcos) worldwide w...

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Spanish economic woes drag the telecoms market

Published: 2012-08-01

Insight

In 2011, Spain was the twelfth largest economy in the world based on nominal GDP comparison. According to the European Union, real GDP growth of the country stagnated in the third quarter of 2011 and declined by 0.3% quarter on quarter in the succeeding two quarters. The contractions mean that Spain is now technically in recession. For most of the last two decades Spain was in economic bo...

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Real but not mass market potential for Layer2 Ethernet VPN

Published: 2012-08-01

Insight

This article looks at the potential for Layer 2 (L2) Ethernet VPN (Virtual Private Networks) in Germany. The main focus of the article is to analyse in details the pros and cons of L2 Ethernet VPN, in particular compared to L3 IP MPLS (Multi- Protocol Label Switching) VPNs. We start first with an overview of the main Ethernet topologies (P2P, P2MP, VPN), defining them and highlighting why...

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