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Modern warfare in Telecom Equipment sales to mobile operators

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Telecommunication: Why are multi-million dollar deals hard to crack?

Large telecommunications vendor corporations are increasingly, facing a situation wherein they face few very large deals that make up for most of their business- old pareto principle. This means huge risk to these organizations in terms of growing and retaining business quarter on quarter as more and more, few players in the market, compete for these few large deals.

IMS- the making of another lost opportunity for operator on applications- RCS. VoLTE takes network evolution and some voice revenues will be lost. Joyn is unlikely to succeed. Fixed / Mobile convergence will differentiate the operator

IMS is more notorious in the telecom world than any other technology for the last several years. A simple quote from a vendor will easily run into a few million dollars for a bare bone solution with a business case which relies on passionate optimism than any real success.

Mobile Broadband in 2012- Recommendations for mobile operators for market segmentation and pricing to differentiate and stay profitable

MEM 2010 Part 2: Apps, Mobile Media Business Models, Growth Markets, M Commerce

Continuing the part one of the update on Mobile Entertainment Market 2010, here are the next set of panel discussions.

Apps: Planning for Success in the Apps World

This session was moderated by Dominic Pride the Managing Director of The Sound Horizon. The participants of the debate were:

James Parton, Head of O2 Litmus, O2 UK
Kunal Gupta, CEO, Polar Mobile

Google breaks AdMob even by 2014- makes a $6B killing by 2020: Mobile Advertising

Skeptics have doubted Google’s $750M acquisition of mobile advertising company Admob, which is its third largest acquisition in the history. TeleNow.net forecasts that Google would break this acquisition even by 2014 and make a killing of ~$6B by 2020. So when someone calls Google a “sugar daddy”, you know they are acting smart. Find the valuations in the spreadsheet attached.

iPhone Developer Brags: $1,400 In iAd Revenue In One Day At $150 eCPM

Apple's iAds have started rolling out, and at least one iPhone developer is enjoying early returns, boasting of making $1,400 in ad revenue on the first day reports business insider.
Link to full story below:

http://www.businessinsider.com/iphone-developer-brags-1400-in-iad-revenu...

Mobile Entertainment Market 2010, Meffys, Event summary and detailed discussions: Part 1

Meffys 2010 awards and Mobile Entertainment Market (MEM) 2010 organized by Mobile Entertainment Forum between June 21 and 23 in London, was definitively a confluence of leaders and champions from every stream of mobile and entertainment business globally.

Q1 2010, Telenor Group reported revenues of NOK 24 billion, representing an organic revenue growth of 3 per cent. The EBITDA margin in the first quarter of 2010 was 30 per cent, and operating cash flow margin was 20 per cent

In the first quarter of 2010, Telenor Group reported revenues of NOK 24 billion, representing an organic revenue growth of 3 per cent. The EBITDA margin in the first quarter of 2010 was 30 per cent, and operating cash flow margin was 20 per cent. Telenor’s mobile operations added 5 million subscriptions during the quarter, reaching a total of 179 million.

Update 1 netservices will sell business to GCI Telecom

Update 1 netservices will sell all its business to GCI Telecom, reports FinanzNachrichetan.de Link to full story below:
http://www.finanznachrichten.de/nachrichten-2010-05/16799637-update-1-ne...

iPad apps growing fast

iPad apps are growing fast. A recent iPad apps saw 10000 downloads a day reports television broadcast. Link to full story below:
http://www.televisionbroadcast.com/article/100110

Deutsche Telecom to continue to hold T Mobile

Deutsche Telecom reaffirmed its commitment to T Mobile reports, mobile burn. Link to full story below:
http://www.mobileburn.com/news.jsp?Id=9370

Avalon Global and Teleopti come together for expense management solution

Avalaon Global and Teleopti announced a partnership on global expense management solution reports business wire. Link to full story below:
http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/home/permalink/?ndmViewId=news_v...

Apple acquires Siri a mobile search company for ~$100M to ~$200M

Applie acquired a mobile app company Siri for ~$100M to ~$200M reports business insider.
http://www.businessinsider.com/apple-buys-siri-a-mobile-assistant-app-as...

ICQ acquired by DST, Russia for $187.5M

Telecom Paper reports that DST has acquired ICQ for $187.5M. Link to full story is below:
http://www.telecompaper.com/news/article.aspx?cid=731734

Palm gets acquired by HP for $1.2B

HP acquires Palm for $1.2B reports Telecom Paper. Link to full story is below:
http://www.telecompaper.com/news/article.aspx?cid=731829

Nokia Q1 results

FIRST QUARTER 2010 HIGHLIGHTS
- Nokia net sales of EUR 9.5 billion, up 3% year-on-year and down 21% sequentially (up 1% and down 21% at constant currency).

- Devices & Services net sales of EUR 6.7 billion, up 8% year-on-year and down 19% sequentially (up 7% and down 19% at constant currency).

- Services net sales of EUR 148 million, down 12% sequentially; billings of EUR 228 million, up 1% sequentially.

- Nokia total mobile device volumes of 107.8 million units, up 16% year-on-year and down 15% sequentially.

Ericsson Q1 results

Ericsson first quarter resultsApril 23, 2010, 07:29 (CEST)
CEO comments"Group sales in the quarter declined -9% year-over-year with lower sales in Networks but with an increase in Global Services," says Hans Vestberg, President and CEO of Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC).
"Sales for comparable units, adjusted for currency exchange rate effects and hedging declined year-over-year -16%. Voice related sales, such as 2G, continued to decline in the quarter but were partly offset by increased 3G sales. Sales were also impacted by tight industry component supply conditions.

Huawei stengthening its presence in North America, 70 people R&D center in Ottawa

In line with Huawei's attempts to strengthen its presence in North America, Huawei opens its R&D center in Ottawa for cluding wireline, wireless, optical and Internet protocol networking. Link to press release is below:

http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/life/sci_tech/chinese-telecom-giant-hua...

Telecom Services Network, offers VOIP reseller program to Internet Service Provider

Online PR News reports that Telecom Services Network, is offering VoIP reseller program to Internet service providers and resellers.
Link to full story below:

http://www.onlineprnews.com/news/30471-1271151870-tsn-voip-reseller-prog...

Palm approaches Huawei for sale

Business Insider reports that Palm approached Huawei for a possible sale. Discussions havent advanced since february though. Link to full story is below:

http://www.businessinsider.com/palm-approaches-chinese-company-huawei-fo...

No rush for LTE, HSPA+ can handle surge in data usage

Nick Wood says in Total Telecom that operators may not rush to implement LTE for high data usage. HSPA to HSPA+ should suffice or they should use either WiFi or femtocells to manage demand for data services. Link to full story is below:
http://www.totaltele.com/view.aspx?ID=454613

Cisco feeling the heat from Huawei in router business

Huawei is increasingly competing with Cisco in the router business. Huawei is aggressively expanding its router business. Link to the full story is below:

http://www.trefis.com/articles/14958/huawei-can-put-pressure-on-ciscos-r...

Juniper Networks acquires Ankeena Networks

The Motley Fool reports that in less than a $100M deal Juniper Networks acquires Ankeena Networks. Link to full story is below:

http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2010/04/12/juniper-adds-to-its-ars...

Telefonica, France Telecom and Deutsche Telecom say Google should compensate for carrying YouTube

Financial Times reportst that Telefónica, France Telecom and Deutsche Telekom want Google to compensate them for heavy data usage because of YouTube.

This comes after the recent ruling by the court that firms like AT&T and Comcast decide how bandwidth is allocated and which sites customers can use freely thus potentially permitting telecom firms to better manage their bandwidths without having to invest in costly infrastructure and network upgrades.

http://www.telenow.net/node/91

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Telecom outsourcing will continue to grow

In a story reported by Viva News, Nokia Siemens Networks Indonesia Head of Services, Dharmesh Malhotra said that “Right now, there have been a lot of telecommunication operators considering to outsource their resources,” According to him, managed services allow telecommunication companies to focus on marketing and understanding customers’ demand.
Read the full story below:
http://en.vivanews.com/news/read/141857-telecom_outsourcing_to_grow_stil...

Telecom firms want a pie of mobile healthcare

Several telecom companies wish to get a pie of the mobile health care market. As reported by ihealthbeat, services that they target are several including:

1) from text messaging
2) remind people to take medications to implants that monitor heart patients.

Full story here:

http://www.ihealthbeat.org/articles/2010/4/2/telecom-firms-looking-to-jo...

Global roaming charges may come down

Global roaming charges may come down in future.
Charges may be high as per Telecommunications Users Association (TUANZ). Full story below:

http://tvnz.co.nz/business-news/ringing-up-global-roaming-charges-3446479

How google wants to change telecom

Google says it doesn't want to be your Internet service provider; rather, it wants to make your ISP behave in a more Google-friendly manner.

What the U.S. can learn from international net neutrality, broadband policies

Ericsson scores trio of international deals

Telecom infrastructure giant Ericsson said it has signed a $1.3 billion contract with Indian operator Bharti Airtel to expand and upgrade the carrier’s wireless network in 15 telecom circles in India.

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