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OTT: from threat to opportunity for telecom sector

Tuesday 23 February 2016 | 18:03 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Market Commentary
The role of internet providers in the telecom landscape is changing. Comments such as "they're using my pipes for free" (AT&T) are becoming less common, and calls from telcos for Google, Facebook et al. to contribute to the costs of network investment are fading. Instead, operators are partnering more and more with OTT providers. OTT is no longer a threat, but an opportunity. 

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