Telecom sector under pressure - what's to be done?

Tuesday 4 December 2012 | 14:31 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Market Commentary
The telecom sector is under pressure from a number of sources: cable operators, over-the-top (OTT) providers such as Google and WhatsApp, and newcomers on the mobile market. At the same time, the level of investment is high, due to spectrum auctions and the roll-out of next-generation networks for FTTH and LTE. Furthermore, all these new technologies ('all IP') are much more efficient than what was used previously, allowing the operators to run their networks with a lot less people. To top it all off, there is also the economic crisis. This is all leading to pressure on results, dividends,

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Categories: General
Companies: A1 Telekom Austria / America Movil / Bharti Airtel / Deutsche Telekom / eAccess / France Telecom / Kcell / MegaFon / MetroPCS / Orange / Softbank / Telefonica- Movistar / Telenor / Telia / T-Mobile USA / Vivendi / Vodafone
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How about out-sourcing every aspect of your operation which is so popular in Australia
JS Grey @ 14/12/2012 - 22:48

Another source of raising money - sell off the headoffice building, like Nokia is doing!!!
Parvez Iftikhar @ 5/12/2012 - 11:15

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