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Global - Forecasts - Industry - Developments for 2004

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Last updated: 12 Jan 2004 Update History

Report Status: Archived

Report Pages: 8

Analyst: Kylie Wansink

Synopsis

The incumbent telcos have been the big winners in the telco crisis. They have avoided restructuring and still largely depend on their vertical integrated (monopolistic) models. However, disruption from new technologies (VoIP and wireless broadband) will start making an impact and further ‘disruptive’ regulations will improve wholesale models, especially for BSPs as well infrastructure developments - expect more on structural separation. Utilities are slowly but steadily making new inroads here as well. The financial market will make it even more difficult for the incumbents to invest in new developments; which might lead to a slow fragmentation of the industry. This report was archived in 2005.

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