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This presentation analyzes the services and trends that were identified in the Telco Services Innovation Radar: 4Q16. It is designed to be used in conjunction with the radar and aims to identify and provide insight into some of the service innovation trends in the telecoms industry.


  • Telcos are focusing on embellishing their core voice, messaging, and data-access services to provide enhanced service integration, access to content, and customization of services inside and outside their own service portfolios.
  • In 2016, we tracked a total of 993 service launches, compared to 1,042 stories in 2015. In 2H16, the majority of launches continued to be in Europe. Mobile money, TV/video, and IoT were the largest categories for 2016.

Features and Benefits

  • Understand how trends in service launches and telco innovations are tracking in 2016.
  • Get insights on trends and themes among launches in 2016 in the top service categories, including examples of specific operator services.

Key questions answered

  • What telco service launches were most notable in 2016?
  • What are the key trends emerging among telco service innovations across the globe?
  • Which services launched in 2016 exemplify trends in the industry and market?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Telco Services Innovation Radar 2016: Analysis and Case Studies

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