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The Future Of Telecoms: From Endangered Species To Digital Service Providers

The Changing Value Contribution Of Telcos In Digital Ecosystems

July 2, 2018

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Digital is affecting the telco market. More than ever before, telcos are embracing new technologies and experimenting with new business concepts. This, in turn, creates opportunities for enterprise customers to work with telcos as partners for their digital transformation. In this report, we analyze to what extent telcos will move beyond their traditional role of network infrastructure and connectivity providers. CIOs and digital leaders should read this report to determine if and when they should consider telcos as digital service providers.

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Table of Contents

  • Telcos Are Changing Their Role In Emerging Digital Ecosystems
  • Telcos Are Strong Contenders For Digital Service Offerings — In Theory
  • Not All Telcos Will Transform To Become Digital Service Providers
  • Recommendations

  • Beware Of Overly Ambitious Telcos As Digital Services Providers
  • What It Means

  • Telcos Have Only Themselves To Blame If Their Transformation Fails
  • Supplemental Material
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