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expert_insight.jpgStrategic Imperative

The Mobile & Wireless Communications market is characterized by rapidly changing technology, evolving customer demands, and the frequent introduction of new products and services. With the deployment of Next Generation network technologies, today's service providers are in search of applications that can take advantage of increased data speeds and bandwidth to provide compelling services to users. How will your business address the new era of mobility needs?


traditional_capacity.jpgNext Generation Trends

Traditional Capacity Expansion is Insufficient - Mobile data traffic will continue to grow exponentially. Wireless offloads strategies will continue to play a critical role even after migration to LTE. Operators will look to WIFI and small cell as a cost-effective solution to manage rapid data growth. Mobile payments will outpace credit card transactions and boost peer-to-peer transactions. Using mobile phones for credit card purchases will become the norm.



lbs.jpgThe wireless industry is maturing, now surpassing 100 percent penetration in many countries. The trend is a saturated market with the forces of consolidation and pricing pressures intensifying. Margins have already been shrinking at a faster rate than any other time in the wireless industry. The pie simply is not growing as rapidly as it once was - it’s now a game of share-shifting. .What can carriers do to offset this market dynamic? Service innovation is the key. The ability to introduce differentiated value added services to enhance ARPU, attract customers from competitors, and reduce churn will be critical for any wireless carrier’s long term success.




A Surge in Innovative Applications
verticals such as Healthcare (e.g. mHealth), Government (e.g. Next Generation 911), Transportation, Financial Services, Education, and Retail have been sparked by advances in next generation networks and ubiquitous connectivity.

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Local Presence ‘Feet on the Street’ & Global Footprint

  • Frost & Sullivan’s close interaction and ongoing local mobile and wireless coverage will be key to this engagement.
  • Synergies gained from existing relationships with international wireless carriers, OEMs, mobile application providers, and infrastructure vendors will allow for collaborative working efficiencies.
  • With 1,800 analysts in 40 global offices, Frost & Sullivan ensures that our clients receive global coverage and perspective based on regional expertise.


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Long-Standing Relationship with Key Mobile Stakeholders

  • Frost & Sullivan has a history of successfully working with international wireless carriers and key mobile market participants on syndicated and custom research initiatives often involving best practices in wireless service and product innovation.
  • Frost & Sullivan maintains longstanding relationships across the mobile and wireless value chain including carriers, device manufacturers, application providers, integrators, end-users, and industry experts.
  • We understand the directions being taken by wireless industry leaders and bring this perspective to support consulting engagements.

Market Credibility and Visibility

  • Frost & Sullivan regularly consults vendors, channel partners and end-users on product and market strategies to aid in accomplishing growth objectives.
  • Our global analysts routinely address growth opportunities as speakers and panel moderators at leading industry events

frost_sullivan_research-5.jpgFrost & Sullivan was founded on the simple premise that research should enable decision-makers to use marketing information in more innovative and meaningful ways. With this objective in mind, the company developed a comprehensive range of research services and state-of-the-art analytical tools. Frost & Sullivan has continued to grow, adapt, and innovate to meet the challenges and opportunities of today's ever-changing business world.

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Apple Performance Tracker, 2017

This Frost & Sullivan tracker provides metrics on Apple's quarterly performance (for both unit sales and revenues) for iPads, iPhones, Macs, and other products (which includes sales of iPods, Apple TVs, Beats Electronics, and Apple-branded and third-party accessories). The deliverable includes…

US Digital Consumer and Home Automation Market Transformation, Forecast to 2023

The digital consumer concept continues to evolve as new products, services, and solutions make their way to the home. At present, the notion of a digital consumer largely revolves around individuals that leverage the Internet for productivity, entertainment, and communication. Going forward,…

Artificial Intelligence versus Augmented Intelligence in Financial Services

Several technological trends have simultaneously been impacting the development of artificial intelligence (AI). Those seen as drivers include increasing Internet penetration, exponential growth in computer processing capability

The Brazilian Mobile Virtual Network Operators and Enablers Segment, Forecast to 2022

This Frost & Sullivan research service on the Brazilian Mobile Virtual Network Operators and Enablers market provides detailed market forecasts for lines in service, market share analysis, drivers and restraints, and the main industry challenges.Of late the traditional mobile telecommunications…

Mexican Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Market, Forecast to 2022

This Frost & Sullivan research service on the Mexican M2M market provides detailed market forecasts for lines in service, revenues and price trends, drivers and restraints, and the main industry challenges analyzing the need for vertical-focused solutions. The Machine-to-Machine (M2M) market is…

Digital Transformation of Telecommunications Operators in South Africa, 2016

This study provides an analysis of the digital transformation of the South African telecommunications operators. The service provider scope includes mobile network operators (MNOs), fixed-line operators, and mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) and end-user scope includes consumers, small and…

The North American Mobile Asset Tracking (MAT) Market

Mobile asset tracking (MAT) is one of the top-growing categories among today's more complex mobile enterprise solutions. Mobile asset tracking is transforming into mobile asset management, as customer needs become more sophisticated and as sensor data and analytics become more critical to business…

5G in Asia-Pacific, Forecast to 2022

5G is on its way. It may be closer to 2019-2020 for some but for others, it may be 2023-2025 before it materializes. In all the countries that are frontrunners of 5G in Asia-Pacific, 5G is benefiting from local government support coupled with local demand or at least the potential for demand for 5G…

Use of Debit Cards in Malaysia Survey

The debit card is being leveraged as a key enabler in Malaysia going cashless. However, there are a number of industry issues and bottlenecks that need to be addressed by the industry regulator as well as industry participants.

Global Internet of Things (IoT) Devices Market, Forecast to 2023

Increasingly, ubiquitous connectivity and innovation in applications are generating explosive growth for IoT devices globally. While China and Asia-Pacific continue to dominate the market, IoT applications and revenue growth in North America and Latin America drive the innovation in IoT. This study…

growth_consulting_frost_sullivan-6.pngBenefits to Clients

We help our clients understand the implications of mobile and wireless trends and develop and implement growth opportunities. We have worked with key players along the mobile and wireless value chain including carriers, device manufacturers, application providers, integrators, and new technology pioneers to help them evaluate and pioneer new product and service solutions using disruptive business models.

We do this through tailored and customized strategic consulting engagements. Projects typically involve several phases from discovery, evaluation/analysis, development, and implementation of business plans and growth strategies. We leverage our in-house research and industry experience coupled with well-defined tools and techniques, tailored and developed by Frost & Sullivan, to manage and deliver these projects.

Frost & Sullivan's Mobile & Wireless team can support your organization on each of the following areas.

  • New product and services solutions: We can support you develop new mobility products and services.
  • Business Model: Detailed advice on or creation of mobile business models under various scenarios, for leading stakeholders and associations
  • Innovation & Technology: Support wireless carriers to OEMs on potential of new technology to improve operations.
  • Customer Analysis: "Voice of customer" assignments focusing on attitudes towards mobile and wireless trends.
  • Branding & Positioning: Support through an integrated marketing platform to launch new mobile and wireless services and create a brand that is affiliated with mobility
  • Statistical Analysis & Forecasting: regional mobile trackers to forecast future market potential and uptake rate analysis
  • Advisory services to strategically advise on mobile and wireless initiatives and growth opportunities.

Any questions? Please email us and we'll respond within 48 hours biadarola@frost.com

big_data-6.jpgFrost & Sullivan's Mobile & Wireless Team can deliver a bespoke workshop to your organization to highlight the emerging trends and identify the impact they will have on your company. There is tremendous technology change in mobile and wireless, ranging from bandwidth to devices to applications.

The workshop can be flexible around your needs - we can attend your strategy day or workshop as an external expert keynote speaker. Or we can provide comprehensive facilitation of a workshop to ensure your delegates are fully engaged in strategy development. We not only have expertise in mobile device, mobile services, and mobile infrastructure opportunities as related to the unique needs of the departments attending the growth workshop, we have analyzed megatrends that impact this industry, including Internet of Things and M2M, Automation, Robotics, and Virtual Reality. We have experience in strategy development, planning and implementation.

It is a good mix of strategists, operating managers and thought leaders.

Hari Ganesan, Vice President, Tech Mahindra, Large Telecommunications Services Company

Great event and the time spent was one of my best investments.

Mark Baker, CIO, JAS

Frost & Sullivan went the extra mile in satisfying all of our requirements and the research results were embraced [by our leadership] as well as the rest of the company."

Leading T1 APAC Mobile Operator

During this past year, we have been impressed with [Frost & Sullivan's] analysis, infinite curiosity and continuous drive to pursue and obtain information from sources throughout the entire telecom chain from supplier to vendor to carrier to consumer.

Senior Manager, Strategic Market Research - Global Telecom Equipment Vendor

You've impressed us with your flexibility and adaptability. There aren't too many companies that ask us consistently for feedback. There are even fewer to whom we'd provide constant feedback.

Leading NA Telecom Service Provider


Expertise Areas

Frost & Sullivan's expertise in Mobile & Wireless research and consulting includes work in the following strategic and operational areas.

Meet the Team

North America

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Industry Director

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Senior Industry Analyst

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Industry Director

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Vice President

Latin America

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Telecom Industry Manager

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Industry Analyst

Europe

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Research Analyst

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  • Regional Mobile Outlooks (NA, CALA, EU, APAC)
  • Mobile Wallet & Payments
  • Smartphones and Mobile OS
  • Mobile Advertising Insight
  • Global Android Insight
  • Mobile Application Storefronts
  • Next Generation Tablets
  • LTE & Mobile Data Consumption Trends
  • Mobile Support & Protection Services
internet_of_things-1.jpgMobile Enterprise
  • Mobile Enterprise Apps Outlook
  • Mobile Office (Email/PIM) Solutions
  • Mobile Sales Force Automation (SFA)
  • Mobile Workforce Management (MWM)
  • Mobile Field Asset Management
  • Enterprise Mobile Platform Solutions
  • Emerging Mobile Vertical Trends
  • M2M Market Trends and Analysis
  • Next Generation E911 (NG911)

Next Steps

Let us help you grow your revenues through a better understanding of the mobile and wireless space. Contact Brent Iadarola biadarola@frost.com