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Industry Trend Analysis - 2.5GHz Auction Limits To Curb Telcel's Dominance - NOV 2017

Americas September 2017 / Mexico / Industry

Am?rica M?vil's participation in the upcoming 2.5GHz auction will be severely limited, as the regulator has been trying to erode the operator's dominance in the mobile market. Given the importance of the 2.5GHz band, the outcome of the auction will influence the competitive dynamics of the Mexican market in the subsequent quarters.


Industry Trend Analysis - BMI e-Commerce Index: Asia Holds Greatest Potential - NOV 2017

Asia September 2017 / Asia / Industry

Asia offers some of the largest and most attractive growth markets for e-commerce globally, with the region's online retail market set to be worth over USD1.2trn by 2021. Developed Asia markets such as Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan lead the pack, offering the level of logistics, consumer affluence and technological innovation required for the continued rapid development of e-commerce across all retail segments, while providing ideal bases for international e-Commerce majors to expand into the wider region. Operational risks are greater in Emerging Asia, but markets such as Malaysia and Indonesia nevertheless offer excellent long-term growth opportunities for the e-Commerce sector on the back of rising incomes, among their large and youthful consumer bases.


Industry Trend Analysis - Exoscale To Boost A1 Digital's IoT Ambitions - NOV 2017

Emerging Europe September 2017 / Europe / Companies

Investing in Exoscale gives Telekom Austria access to a proprietary cloud services platform, reducing its dependence on non-regional providers and strengthening its credibility as a digital services provider outside its core footprint.


Industry Trend Analysis - Wholesale Network To Bolster Broadband Growth Opportunities - NOV 2017

Middle East & Africa September 2017 / Tunisia / Industry

The limited reach of Tunisia's wireline infrastructure means that mobile networks have shouldered the burden of fast-maturing digital services consumption. This is not sustainable even with 4G technology. A national wholesale network operator would spread the load and make it easier to launch and grow the use of advanced services, benefiting the wider economy.


Company Trend Analysis - Sky Going Alone In Converged Market - NOV 2017

Western Europe September 2017 / Spain / Industry

Sky has launched a streaming service outside its core footprint in Europe, for the first time. Targeting Spain, following Netflix and HBO, is interesting, but we believe the structure of the market, moving towards a high level of convergence, will mean Sky will have a limited customer base to address.