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This case study focuses on Altice in the US market, with reference to its strategy and impact in its European and other markets. Altice aims to disrupt the US market by replicating its European strategy but will face challenges.


  • Altice aims to disrupt the US market by replicating its European strategy but will face challenges. Altice is more likely to be an RCP (a retail connectivity provider, as defined by Ovum’s 2025 reports) in 2025.
  • Altice’s overall strategy is to acquire cable and FTTH operators with high-quality networks in attractive markets and create value by implementing operational improvements, leveraging economies of scale, pursuing in-market consolidation, and diversifying its portfolio of services.
  • Altice has achieved revenue and margin growth in its US markets after acquisition, but significant challenges remain for it to sustain itself as a successful disruptor.

Features and Benefits

  • Focuses on Altice in the US. Altice was a little-known European cable company in the US until recently.
  • Discusses Altice's strategy to acquire, consolidate, and disrupt the telecoms market in the US. It has successfully acquired two US cable companies and abandoned a bid to acquire a third.
  • Assesses whether Altice will be an ISP (integrated service provider) or an RCP (retail connectivity provider) by 2025.

Key questions answered

  • What are Altice's assets in the US?
  • What strategy has it followed in Europe, and what is it doing in the US?
  • What is the impact of its acquisitions in the US?
  • What kind of a competitor will it be in the future?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Disrupter Case Study: Altice USA

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