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Market Trends: Top Five Cost Reduction Strategies for Communications Service Providers

Published: 08 April 2016

ID: G00295676

Analyst(s): King-Yew Foong


Communications service providers' business leaders must persist with cost reduction initiatives as growing revenue continues to be a daunting challenge and profit margins remain under pressure. Savings from cost reduction strategies can be ploughed into promising growth areas.

Table Of Contents


Market Trend

  • CSPs' Focus on Cost Reduction Will Increase Given the Challenging Market Environment
  • Market Structure Trend
    • CSPs Will Employ a Combination of Five Strategies to Drive Cost Reduction
    • An Opex Model
    • Putting the Five Cost Reduction Strategies Into Practice
    • Implications of Advanced Technologies, Automation and Analytics
    • What Can Be Achieved From Cost Reduction — A Scenario

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