skip to main content
Close Icon

In order to deliver a personalized, responsive service and to improve the site, we remember and store information about how you use it. This is done using simple text files called cookies which sit on your computer. By continuing to use this site and access its features, you are consenting to our use of cookies. To find out more about the way Informa uses cookies please go to our Cookie Policy page.

Global Search Configuration

Leverage technology

Product strategy_M034_Ovum

From AI to smart home, from customer experience software to blockchain, exciting things are happening in technology. We will help your organization take advantage of them when you build and roll out new products.

Our comprehensive and integrated data, combined with analyst expertise, keeps product strategists informed. Furthermore, it helps you make decisions about applying the right technologies for your business.

You can:

  • Stay abreast of product innovation, competitors and disruptors
  • Get ideas for new products and new sources of revenue
  • Position your products to fit market needs
  • Benefit from help with choosing the right technologies for your business, and developing and launching new products and services

 

Why Ovum product strategy

As well as offering extensive data on company spending, we develop product strategies for the world’s leading global technology, media, service provider and digital firms.

Our analysts offer unique expertise insight and data into digital services and connectivity, with deep understanding of digital transformation in key industries including: education, finance, media, telco, retail, devices and public sector.

Relevant products

video-thumb-sample

Service Provider Markets

High-speed broadband technologies are moving into a growth phase, but communication service providers are still searching for ways to win consumer minds and sustain profitability.

video-thumb-sample

Enterprise Service Provider

Establish a coherent strategy while building, running, and scaling a profitable B2B business

Latest research

Analyst opinion

  • Service Provider Markets

    Nokia beefs up quality-as-a-differentiator focus

    By Nicole McCormick 21 Jun 2017

    Differentiation in telecommunications is difficult to do, especially in the competitive vendor space. But the “new Nokia” reckons it has a key differentiating factor in its arsenal – quality of service and improving the end-user experience. The company told analysts in Hanoi this month that the quality of both its products and services is fundamental. We are proponents of Nokia’s push for quality – we think it helps the company stand out.

  • Enterprise Vendor, Enterprise Service Provider, Service Prov...

    Monetizing High-Performance Low-Latency Networks

    By Ian Redpath 21 Jun 2017

    Inherent value of low-latency networks - Latency and its relationship to CSP revenue and network monetization is a complex topic. Latency performance underpins the entire network and therefore impacts the entire CSP business model. Potential CSP initiatives on latency could drive revenue across a spectrum of services. 

  • Consumer Service Provider, Enterprise Vendor, Enterprise Ser...

    Connected car analytics drive Sirius XM's purchase of Automatic Labs

    By Francesco Radicati 08 Jun 2017

    Satellite radio provider Sirius XM purchased connected car start-up Automatic Labs (Automatic) in April, in a move to expand its connected vehicle services.

  • Service Provider Markets, Service Provider Technology

    The time is now for photonics integration

    By Kevin Lefebvre 08 Jun 2017

    The three key factors that Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Facebook consider when selecting transceivers are price, power, and size. 

  • Service Provider Markets

    The Netherlands becomes first member state to scrap existing national net-neutrality law

    By Sarah McBride 07 Jun 2017

    On May 30, 2017, the Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs announced government plans to scrap the country's strict net-neutrality rules which are at odds with the EU's rules on the open internet.

  • Consumer Service Provider, Service Provider Markets, Enterpr...

    Softbank’s $100bn Vision Fund to accelerate IoT, VR, and fintech

    By Francesco Radicati 07 Jun 2017

    Japanese telco Softbank has closed the first round of funding for its $100bn investment fund, having secured commitments from Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, Apple, and Foxconn, making it the largest such fund in history.

  • Enterprise Vendor, Service Provider Markets, Enterprise Deci...

    Under GDPR, the enterprise needs to compete on consumer trust

    By Paige Bartley 05 Jun 2017

    For organizations that depend heavily on data processing as a business model, building trust with consumers and data subjects will increasingly become a competitive advantage under GDPR, as trust acts as the facilitator for consent.

  • Service Provider Markets

    MVNO consolidation in the German market creates a strong fourth player

    By Armita Satari 02 Jun 2017

    Mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) Drillisch and 1&1 Telecommunication SE, part of the United Internet Group, have announced consolidation plans and entered a business combination agreement. Drillisch brands have been driving price competition across the discounter mobile market in Germany. 1&1 brings fixed services to the table via 1&1 Versatel. Together, the service providers create a strong fourth player.

  • Service Provider Markets, Enterprise Service Provider

    It’s time to stop playing the B2B numbers game

    By Camille Mendler 01 Jun 2017

    Dystopian worlds and telcos' B2B marketers share an unexpected characteristic: an obsession with numbers. Consider how CSPs reach out to their smaller business customers: for most, this is done by grouping them into number of employees.

  • Service Provider Markets

    New EU rules support online content portability without affecting national copyright laws

    By Sarah McBride 31 May 2017

    On May 18, 2017, the European Parliament approved new portability regulations that from 1H18 will allow subscribers of fee-based online services to access content when they travel to other member states.

  • Enterprise Service Provider, Enterprise Vendor, Consumer Ser...

    IoT World 2017: From the smart home to the conscious home

    By Francesco Radicati 30 May 2017

    Advances in artificial intelligence and voice control are helping to speed-up adoption and innovation in the smart home, and the industry is now looking ahead to the concept of homes with smart capabilities built in.

  • Service Provider Markets

    STC reveals digital ambitions with $500m tech fund

    By Matthew Reed 30 May 2017

    STC has unveiled a $500m venture capital fund, STV, which will focus on the technology sector and will be the largest of its kind in the Middle East, according to the Saudi Arabian telco.

  • Enterprise Service Provider, Enterprise Vendor, Consumer Ser...

    IoT World 2017: From the smart home to the conscious home

    By Francesco Radicati 30 May 2017

    Advances in artificial intelligence and voice control are helping to speed-up adoption and innovation in the smart home, and the industry is now looking ahead to the concept of homes with smart capabilities built in.

  • Service Provider Markets

    STC reveals digital ambitions with $500m tech fund

    By Matthew Reed 30 May 2017

    STC has unveiled a $500m venture capital fund, STV, which will focus on the technology sector and will be the largest of its kind in the Middle East, according to the Saudi Arabian telco.

  • Service Provider Markets

    MWC Shanghai 2017: What to expect

    By Nicole McCormick 26 May 2017

    MWC Shanghai might be the “little sister” to MWC in Barcelona, but what it lacks in scale, it could make up for insightfulness. MWC Shanghai is approaching (June 28 to July 1), and while it will host a bunch of experimental stuff, it’s the breakout sessions of the conference that we are most excited about.

Have any questions? Speak to a specialist

Europe, Middle East & Africa team - +44 (0) 207 017 7700


Asia-Pacific team - +61 (0)3 960 16700

US team - +1 646 957 8878

+44 (0) 207 551 9047 - Operational from 09.00 - 17.00 UK time

You can also contact your named/allocated Client Services Executive using their direct dial.
PR enquiries - +44 (0) 207 017 7760 or email us at pr@ovum.com

Contact marketing - marketingdepartment@ovum.com

Already an Ovum client? Login to the Knowledge Center now