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Market Trends: How the Strategies of Europe's Top CSPs Compare for 2013 and Beyond

Published: 22 February 2013

ID: G00233367

Analyst(s): Charlotte Patrick


A tough 2012 has left European communications service providers needing to make further cost reductions and tradeoffs between capital spending and dividend payments. For these CSPs, diversifying and finding new revenue streams will require an aggressive mindset and commitment in the next few years.

Table Of Contents
  • Recommendations to CSPs


Market Trends

  • Strategies Will Keep Evolving for the Next Five Years
  • CSPs Will Need to Partner More Extensively
  • Top European CSPs Focus on Enterprise Rather Than Consumer Products
  • The Smart Utility Option May Not Be Available to All

Vendors to Watch

  • Deutsche Telekom
  • Telefonica
  • France Telecom
  • Vodafone
  • Telecom Italia
  • BT
  • Telenor
  • KPN
  • TeliaSonera
  • TDC
  • Swisscom

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