Mobile network operators (MNOs) are facing unprecedented challenges from M2M evolution, Telematics growth in industry verticals, and consumer preference shift towards data & communication services in 4G LTE network paradigm. MNO’s are also facing and evolving competition driven by Over-the-Top (OTT) players. In our analysis, we use the analogy that the telecom services market is becoming more like a supermarket in which managing portfolio of integrated solutions is the key and the evolving ecosystem is more focused on connecting objects rather than simply connecting people and businesses.
Mind Commerce evaluates disruptions in traditional business model leading to new transformative opportunities and brand positioning. Next Generation Business Models for Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) in LTE, M2M, & OTT Environment will facilitate Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) and related stakeholders to understand & develop market ROI driven business models including:
- Analysis of 16 transformative business models including how MNOs may mashed-up their strategy formulation to implementation
- Key strategic initiatives of 8 leading MNOs to remain leaders in emerging ecosystem
- How a MNO can put strategic focus on leveraging existing assets and achieving better position as communication service provider in a post-4G environment. This includes complete solutions by partnership, M2M, telematics, smart services, SDM, broadcasting, mobile cloud, OTT, intangible asset management, public safety, and more.
- Mobile network operators
- Mobile application developers
- Wireless infrastructure suppliers
- OTT application and service providers
- M2M, Telematics, and related providers
Mind Commerce Publishing's research methodology encompasses input from a wide variety of sources.
We rely heavily upon our Subject Matter Experts (SME) in terms of their market knowledge, unique perspective, and vision. We utilize SME industry contacts as well as previous customers and participants in our market surveys and interactive interviews.
In addition, we rely upon our extensive internal database, which contains modeling, qualitative analysis, and quantitative data. We review secondary sources and compare to our primary sources to update previous findings (for prior version reports) and/or compile baseline information for technology and market modeling.
We share preliminary models with industry contacts (select previous clients, experts, and thought leaders) to verify the veracity of initial modeling. Prior to final report production (analysis, findings, and conclusions), we engage in an internal review with internal SMEs as well as cross-expertise, senior staff members to challenge results.
We believe that forecasts should be prepared as part of an integrated process which involves both quantitative as well as qualitative factors. We follow the following 3-step process for forecasting.
Step 1 - Forecasts Input:
The inputs for the present and historical revenues are derived from industry players. Financial and other quantitative data for individual sub-market categories are derived from original research and tested with interviews with major industry constituents.
Step 2 - Forecasting of Future Years:
Mind Commerce extends forecasts based on a variety of factors including demand drivers as well as supply side data. Key success factors and assumptions are considered.
Step 3 - Validation of Data:
The final step is to validate projections, which is accomplished in consultation with both internal and external industry experts, including both topic and regional experts. Adjustments are made to the forecasts based on factors identified throughout this process.