Global - Forecasts - Market Developments in 2004


What’s hot in 2004? Are the disruptive developments getting a foothold in the market? Or will the regulatory framework continue to drive changes in the market? Who will be the winners and who will be the losers? Keep an eye on WiFi, WiMAX, DSL TV, VoIP more industry consolidation and yes, the recovery of 2003 will finally start gaining some momentum driven by broadband developments. The incumbents, which will only react once they get stung into action, will mainly drive these developments (lower prices, higher speeds). 2004 will be the year when this momentum will commence. This report was archived in 2005.

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  • 1. Synopsis
  • 2. Related reports
  • 3. Predictions for 2004
  • 4. What’s in store for two thousand and four?
    • 4.1 an interesting year ahead
    • 4.2 Planning the year ahead
  • 5. What’s hot and what’s not
    • 5.1 VoIP
    • 5.2 DSL TV
    • 5.3 Micropayments
    • 5.4 DVDs, digital cameras, digital TV and the plasma screen
    • 5.5 Marketing practices must improve
    • 5.6 Wi-Fi
    • 5.7 WiMAX
    • 5.8 Wi-Fi and mobile integration
    • 5.9 Mobile phones
    • 5.10 Broadcasting
    • 5.11 Digital TV
    • 5.12 Security

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Number of pages 6

Status Archived

Last updated 12 Jan 2004
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Analyst: Kylie Wansink

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