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How European Incumbent Telecom Operators Slow and Offset Revenue Decline

Published: 16 December 2005

ID: G00136764

Analyst(s): Lisa Unden-Farboud


European telecommunications service providers must mitigate revenue losses in the changing marketplace. Operators face declining revenue from traditional voice and legacy data services, and margins are being squeezed by competitive technological and regulatory pressures.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Major European Incumbent Revenue — Vulnerabilities and Challenges
    • Fixed-Line PSTN Core Revenue — Decline
    • Traditional Data — Replacements and Substitution
    • Wholesale Feeling the Squeeze
  • Communications Growth Markets: Can the Top Western European Fixed-Line Operators Minimize Loss and Continue to Achieve Growth?
    • Migration to Mobile Services
    • Migration to IP Services
    • Broadband — a Captive Market Continues to Drive Forward
  • Bottom Line and Recommendations
    • Mass Market Voice and IP Services
    • IP Services to the Enterprise
    • Mobile Services

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