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Market Insight: Connected Digital Service Revenue Opportunities for Vendors Worldwide

Published: 05 October 2012

ID: G00239709

Analyst(s): Jean-Claude Delcroix, Kathie Hackler


Technologies and service opportunities are growing in connected digital services, such as Internet protocol TV, payment solutions, and advertising platforms. We summarize the size of the market opportunity for technology providers and communication service providers.

Table Of Contents


  • CDS Technology Market
  • Technology Market Trends
  • CDS Technology and Service Revenue
  • Technology Trends
    • Next-Generation Service Delivery Platforms Become Central to CDS
    • IPTV Systems and Mobile TV Need to Evolve Toward Internet Media Platforms
    • Mobile Payment Technology: The Battle Between NFC and Mobile Payments
    • Advertising and LBS: CSPs Need a New Vision
    • RCS: Technology Around Network Equipment
    • M2M: A Cottage Industry With Many Verticals and Players
    • Application Stores: Bookshop e-Commerce Technology, APIs and Gigantic Ecosystems
    • Servers and Cloud Market
    • Some Broad CDS or VAS Vendors

Background and Context

  • Scope of Connected Digital Services

The Impact


  • Methodology

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