Global - Analysis - Industry - Structural Changes for Convergence

Synopsis

Archived report. This report was archived in 2006 and has not been updated. In order for the industry to position themselves for the opportunities in converging markets, serious structural changes need to be made to align the current businesses towards the challenges of media and IT convergence. Furthermore, there are the cannibalisation effects of VoIP and, on top that, the access models are changing, with triple-play emerging as the model forward. The industry will have to align itself along one of the three key structures: infrastructure, content and appliances.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Synopsis
  • 2. High-level industry structures
  • 3. Three distinct segments
    • 3.1 Infrastructure
    • 3.2 Content
      • 3.2.1 The role of content in telecoms
    • 3.3 Appliances
  • 4. Get a 360 degree vision
  • 5. Separation and integration
  • 6. Convergence at work
  • 7. The need for distributed service delivery – aka open networks
  • 8. The future role of telcos – OECD report - 2005
  • 9. Government policies and regulations
    • 9.1 Competition issues
    • 9.2 Media Reforms
    • 9.3 Regional telecoms remains fragile
    • 9.4 How should regulators respond? – The Economist - 2006
      • 9.4.1 Unfair advantage
      • 9.4.2 Neutral tones
      • 9.4.3 In the name of consumer choice
  • 10. Related reports
  • Exhibit 1 – Massive restructuring is now overdue

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Number of pages 11

Status Archived

Last updated 3 Nov 2006

Analyst: Kylie Wansink

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