BuddeComm is an independent research and consultancy company, focusing on the telecommunications market and its role within the digital economy. We specialise in high-level strategic and statistical research and provide consultancy services to international agencies, governments and businesses.
The research offered by BuddeComm’s worldwide network of researchers and analysts encompasses 200+ countries, 500 companies and 200 discrete technologies and applications.
We explore developments in fixed and wireless telecommunications. We follow infrastructure developments, in particular those related to national broadband networks and other next-generation (fibre-based) networks.
The company’s research is currently focused on a range of telecoms and new media projects, including digital media, fibre-to-the-home, smart cities, smart grids, e-health, interactive video and the convergence of telecommunications and IT.
In our report analyses we concentrate on strategic planning and investment issues:
In our 200+ countries reports we provide 3-5 year scenario forecasting for the various key markets, taking different investment, regulatory and economic models into account. We strongly believe that traditional linear forecasting is not applicable to the telecoms industry, as there are too many variables in play, associated with politics, the regulatory environment and technology.
In order to provide flexible solutions for our clients BuddeComm produces over 200 Annual Publications and has what is believed to be the largest telecommunications research site on the Internet, comprising over close to 330 smaller current Focus Reports as well as over 3,500 archived reports.
BuddeComm’s 4,000-plus subscribers receive a free weekly e-Newsletter and also have access to the company’s free-over-the-phone consultancy service.
The company’s larger customers include the governments of USA, Canada, Britain, Netherlands, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Singapore, Japan, Tanzania and Nigeria, as well as, several global institutions and most of the world’s leading telecommunications companies, financial institutions and IT companies.
BuddeComm specialises in gathering and interpreting information surrounding the telecommunications and media sectors. Impacted by daily developments in technology these industries are growing rapidly and they alternate between collaborating and colliding with each other. An understanding of the longer-term impacts of the decisions now being taken by the organisations in these sectors is vital to businesses as they explore and build on new business opportunities.
This is where BuddeComm research differs from that of other research organisations.
Our experienced senior researchers are encouraged to provide personal analysis and straightforward, incisive commentary. These market insights are sought by news agencies and analysts around the world. Paul and his researchers are frequently interviewed on radio and television current affairs and news programs, as well as by the leading national and international financial and business press. BuddeComm research is quoted in company prospectuses and is a valuable resource at government level.
The company’s senior analysts are regular speakers at international events.
In addition to our unparalleled knowledge of telecommunications and media you will find BuddeComm is the best source of information and research for:
BuddeComm provides research via two types of reports – subject-specific Focus Reports and Annual Publications, which are made up of a compilation of these Focus Reports.
Focus Reports are sought after as an up-to-date resource, easy to interpret and specifically targeting a technology, market segment, or country. These reports are generally from 10 to 20 pages in length and throughout any given year they provide a continuing source of the latest information in key areas of interest. The reports can be purchased individually or are useful as a supplement to the Annual Publications by providing updated information on specific topics.
Annual Publications provide a comprehensive commentary on a particular market or technology. They consist of a number of Focus Reports, merged once every year into one document. They include a table of contents and extensive tables and exhibits. Annual Publications provide a snapshot of the entire telecommunications, Internet, broadband and mobile markets for a country or geographic region, or of specific technologies and market segments at a global level.
BuddeComm is taking part in the development of national government policies for a digital economy, and advises organisations on the strategic use of the new infrastructure and the new media in ways that will enhance their competitive edge in the market.
We are working with governments (USA, Netherlands, Australia, New Zealand, UK Ireland and Qatar) to develop trans-sector policies that will multiply the social and economic benefits of new investments in broadband, smart grid and other smart infrastructure. These trans-sector policies are aimed at stimulating innovation; in particular they relate to the healthcare, education, energy, smart infrastructure, smart cities, media, communications and information technology sectors.
We advise businesses and other organisations on how they can participate in both the demand and the supply side of this new and dynamic environment.
Paul also was the co-ordinator of the UN Broadband Commission for Digital Development. He is also a founding board member of the Global Smart Grid Federation, where he also represents Smart Grid Australia.
We wanted to extend our Com World Series of telecoms industry events to the South Pacific region and we were in urgent need of a partner in the region who could assist us with confirming the involvement of governments, telcos and more. Paul Budde and his team executed this perfectly. Paul also provided us with very high quality reports on every aspect of the project, including an amazingly thorough and actionable report on the conference presentations and discussion.
Joe Willcox, Commercial Content Director, Emap Connect, Emap
A selection of downloadable samples from our Annual Publications catalogue.