Published: 03 January 2020
Analyst(s): Consult the Board Research Team
This summary contains slides summarizing input from 17 members regarding their approaches for managing long-term strategic agreements with the global network providers. The summary identifies the members that have long-term contracts (at least of a duration of five years) with their service providers and studies the rationale members have for either having or not having such long-term agreements. It also describes the factors that make the members confident to make the required changes to such long-term agreements.
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