This report evaluates network operator M2M strategies from 16 global carriers representing North and South America, Europe, Australia, Asia and the Middle-East. Their strategies are not evaluated in isolation to M2M alone but rather within the context of their overall business strategies. Research Beam Model: Research Beam Product ID: 114931 2995 USD New
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Mobile Network Operator Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Strategies

 
  • Category : ICT & Media
  • Published On : May  2013
  • Pages : 278
 
 

This report evaluates network operator M2M strategies from 16 global carriers representing North and South America, Europe, Australia, Asia and the Middle-East. Their strategies are not evaluated in isolation to M2M alone but rather within the context of their overall business strategies. This research report employs various analysis methodologies including Porter’s Five Forces Analysis.



This research is a must-read for anyone within the carrier M2M community including their partners, suppliers, customers, and competitors.


Executive Summary 9



Ch 1 - Introduction to M2M 11

Basics and M2M 11

Advantages of M2M 13

Applications of M2M 14

Real World Examples of M2M 16

Ch 2 - Stakeholders in M2M Ecosystem 17

Basics of M2M 17

Logical building-blocks of M2M 17

Data Acquisition 17

Data transmission 18

Data Analysis 19

The M2M Value Chain – Functional break-up of M2M 21

Equipment supplier 21

Software publisher 22

Telecom operator 22

Consulting 22

Integrator 22

Hosting and service platform supplier 22

Distributor 22

Ch – 3 Market Scenario for Telecom Carriers 24

New Avenue for Telecom Carriers 24

1. New Opportunities 24

2. Regulatory requirements 25

3. Low Capex requirement 25

4. Scale of market & Revenue Increase 25

5. Spread across value chain 25

6. Threat from Cloud service providers 26

7. Unwilling to be a mere bystander 26

8. Revenue Expectations 26

9. Customers seek single-point-of contact 28

Challenges and Risks faced by Telecom service providers 28

1. Optimum spread in value chain: 28

2. Optimistic predictions 29

3. Need for Technology Standardization 29

4. Technology development 29

5. New Business Model 30

6. Intense Competition 30

7. Differing nature of services 30

Industry Analysis 30

Michael Porter’s Five Forces Analysis 31

Threat of Entry 32

Power of Suppliers 34

Power of Buyers 35

Threat of substitutes 35

Rivalry among existing competitors 36

Ch 4 - Carrier Strategies in M2M 38

AT&T 38

Company Profile 38

Financial Performance 38

Strategy 41

Forward Looking Statements 45

Partnerships and Alliances 46

Conclusion 48

Telekom Austria 50

Company Profile 50

Financial Performance 50

Strategy 55

Forward Looking Statements 64

Partnerships and Alliances 66

Conclusion 67

Deutsche Telekom 69

Company Profile 69

Financial Performance 69

Strategy 75

Forward Looking Statements 92

Partnerships and Alliances 93

Conclusion 94

Etisalat Group 96

Company Profile 96

Financial Performance 97

Strategy 101

Forward Looking Statements 104

Partnerships and Alliances 105

Conclusion 111

Everything Everywhere 113

Company Profile 113

Financial Performance 113

Strategy 116

Forward Looking Statements 116

Partnerships and Alliances 117

Conclusion 117

France Telecom-Orange 119

Company Profile 119

Financial Performance 119

Strategy 123

Forward Looking Statements 129

Conclusion 133

KPN 135

Company Profile 135

Financial Performance 136

Strategy 141

Forward Looking Statements 145

Partnerships and Alliances 146

Conclusion 147

Rogers Communications 148

Company Profile 148

Financial Performance 150

Strategy 153

Forward Looking Statements 157

Partnerships and Alliances 157

Conclusion 159

SingTel 161

Company Profile 161

Financial Performance 161

Strategy 166

Partnerships and Alliances 171

Conclusion 172

Telefónica 173

Company Profile 173

Financial Performance 173

Strategy 179

Forward Looking Statements 185

Partnerships and Alliances 185

Conclusion 187

Telenor 189

Company Profile 189

Financial Performance 189

Strategy 193

Forward Looking Statements 201

Partnerships and Alliances 201

Conclusion 201

TeliaSonera 202

Company Profile 202

Financial Performance 203

Strategy 207

Forward Looking Statements 208

Partnerships and Alliances 209

Conclusion 210

Telstra 212

Company Profile 212

Financial Performance 212

Strategy 215

Forward Looking Statements 219

Partnerships and Alliances 219

Conclusion 220

Türk Telekom 221

Company Profile 221

Financial Performance 221

Strategy 224

Forward Looking Statements 228

Partnerships and Alliances / Group Companies 228

Conclusion 231

Verizon Communications 232

Company Profile 232

Financial Performance 233

Strategy 238

Forward Looking Statements 245

Partnerships and Alliances 245

Conclusion 248

Vodafone 249

Company Profile 249

Financial Performance 249

Strategy 254

Forward Looking Statements 264

Partnerships and Alliances 264

Conclusion 265

Ch 5 - Conclusion 267

Strategies adopted by telecom carriers 267

1. Establishing M2M platform capabilities 268

2. Establishing M2M competence centers or Digital divisions 272

3. Establishing M2M sales forces 274

4. Engaging vertical partners 275

5. Partnering to extend reach 277

6. Providing M2M developer tools 278

7. Partnering to share Technology and knowledge 279