Over many decades, PwC’s Strategy& has served a wide range of telecommunications players: operators and suppliers; wireless, wireline, cable, ISP, and infrastructure-agnostic players; incumbents and new entrants, in established as well as emerging markets.

The industry has changed significantly, and it continues to do so — fueled by liberalization trends and technology developments, shifts in consumer behavior, and evolving competitive dynamics.

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The New Game of Global Tech
As distinctions dissolve among the hardware, software, services, and telecom sectors, companies are changing how they compete.

Our thought leadership

The new paradigm for telecoms
In Mergercast 59, Dr. Roman Friedrich, a Managing Director with Strategy& Germany, based in Dusseldorf, and Rolf Meakin, Partner with Strategy& UK, based in London, discuss the risks of a business-as-usual approach for telecoms, and the need to digitize, simplify and consolidate, if they wish to remain relevant.
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The study ranks the 50 largest publicly held business-to-business suppliers of digitization-related products, services, and infrastructure. This year, cloud computing, digital fabrication, and the "Internet of things" are transforming how companies build and manage their IT.
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The proliferation of products and services, sales channels, marketing campaigns, and networking and business processes, along with the IT systems needed to support it all, has become unsupportable for most operators.
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The overall goal is for operators to focus their resources so they can lead from their strengths — whether that means network operations, service platforms, or customer experience.

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How we help our clients

Strategy& is a leading management advisor to big telecommunications market players, including fixed, cable, and convergent service providers; mobile operators; applications providers; network equipment suppliers; telematics players; and satellite players.

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