Television

Next-Gen technologies drive growth in consumer telecom market: Study

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2016/06/24/Untitled-1_5.jpg?itok=vqXyw5U5

MUMBAI: As Internet Protocol (IP) technology becomes more pervasive in the telecommunications industry, next-generation services is increasingly driving growth in the consumer market. Although regulatory constraints and dwindling fixed-line revenues are key challenges for service providers, renewed focus on 3G (Third Generation) services, convergence and multimedia should enable them to stay ahead of competition.

New analysis from global growth consulting company Frost & Sullivan, Service Providers' Consumer Strategies Revealed in Asia Pacific, reveals that 3G, VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) and WiMAX (worldwide interoperability for microwave access) are perceived as key revenue generators for service providers. In fact, most service providers have invested heavily into deploying these technologies, states an official release.

"Growth in the Asia Pacific consumer telecommunications market will revolve around wireless, IPTV (Internet Protocol television), and other multimedia services," explains Frost & Sullivan research analyst Aravind Venkatesh. "Moving forward, service providers will continue to leverage on key next-generation technologies such as WiMAX, IPTV and VoIP to offer innovative service packages to customers."

Due to declining fixed-line revenues, service providers in developed markets have to consider next-generation technologies such as 3G, wireless broadband access, IPTV and VoIP to drive revenue growth. While service providers in China and India are anxious to deploy 3G services, their counterparts in South Korea, Singapore and Hong Kong are looking at media-rich 3G applications to boost revenues.

The key challenge for all service providers in the consumer space is to maximize voice revenue and increase ARPU (average revenue per user) in the midst of increasing competition.

Intense competition and product commoditization have resulted in service providers finding it difficult to increase ARPU and reduce customer churn. Regulatory barriers delaying the deployment of 3G services in markets like India and China have also fettered service providers. Fixed-line service providers face the dual challenge of declining fixed-line revenues and increasing fixed-to-mobile substitution, the release adds.

"Regulatory barriers and spectrum allocation issues have been major hindrances to the rapid deployment of 3G services in some developing markets in Asia," explains Venkatesh. "Delays in introducing regulatory frameworks have hampered the launch of innovative services based on new access technologies."

Innovative value-added services and lower price points are key differentiators in the fixed-line telephony segment. Fixed-line service providers should add value to their core services by offering bundled applications at competitive prices. Service providers in high growth markets such as India, China, Thailand and the Philippines can also explore new revenue streams by exploiting the largely untapped rural segment.

The service providers' consumer strategies revealed in Asia Pacific study is part of the Communications Services subscription. It evaluates the competitive landscape, including key partnerships and alliances, service portfolio and product strategies, and marketing and pricing strategies of seven leading telecom service providers in the region. The study also offers an in-depth analysis of the service providers' growth strategies in the consumer segment. The leading service providers examined as part of the study are: Bharti Airtel, Chunghwa Telecom, KT, PCCW, StarHub, Telstra and True Corporation.

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2016/12/03/Pankaj-Sourav_0.jpg?itok=-MGetI3Q
World Billiards Championship to be telecast live on digital media

MUMBAI: Sports app Sports Flashes has tied up with Billiards & Snooker Federation of India (BSFI) to telecast the IBSF World Billiards Championship live. The championship will be taking place in Bengaluru from December 5 to 12. The eight-day championship that includes the Points format and the...

Television TV Channels Sports
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2016/12/02/star-plus-800x800.jpg?itok=skBw-Vyj
Star Plus leads in traditional entertainment media brand category: Study

In an industry study conducted by Vidooly, it is observed that Facebook could be a great platform for aspiring video creators in the country. They can then incorporate it in their overall content strategy and try to leverage other platforms like YouTube, Twitter and Instagram.

Television TV Channels GECs
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2016/12/02/discovery-800x800.jpg?itok=0Nm7MzL-
Discovery to air 'River Monsters' throughout December

Freshwater detective, biologist and extreme angler Jeremy Wade has spent three decades traveling the world’s waterways in search of man-eaters that lurk beneath the surface of rivers and lakes in some of the most inhospitable locations in the world.

Television TV Channels Factual & Documentary
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2016/12/02/tv-today-800x800.jpg?itok=S95bd2jx
Q2-17: TV Today Network topline up

BENGALURU: TV Today Network Limited (TVTN) reported 5.1 per cent increase in standalone revenue (TIO) for the quarter ended 30 September 2016 (Q2-17, current quarter) as compared to the corresponding quarter of the previous year (Q2-16). Standalone profit after tax (PAT) however declined 4.1 per...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2016/12/02/monisha-800x800.jpg?itok=Z2ntYoIO
Discovery appoints FremantleMedia's Monisha Jaising Vaid

Discovery Networks is on a hiring spree. In its endeavour to accelerate growth and embrace opportunities beyond linear, Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific has now appointed Monisha Jaising Vaid as the director of original content for real world products. She joins from FremantleMedia India TV...

Television TV Channels People
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2016/12/02/fremental-800x8000.jpg?itok=KYe2Um-i
Wentworth: Fremantlemedia International, Sky Deutschland tie up

FremantleMedia International (FMI) has announced it had secured a deal with German-speaking PayTV platform, Sky Deutschland, for the award-winning and critically-acclaimed prison drama, Wentworth.

Television TV Channels English Entertainment
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2016/12/02/Amirzada-cast.jpg?itok=AdSC4XPM
Amirzada Nawab Khan's story to be telecast on Zee Yuva

MUMBAI: Maharashtra Police, one of the potent police forces in India, has come a long way from the decade of 80s when it lacked training & high-end precision weapons which is the norm of late. That decade was marked with the rise in crime and police’s main weapon were their networking skills...

Television TV Channels GECs
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2016/12/02/BB10.jpg?itok=HeTvyaI5
Colors leads Hindi, urban GEC; Sony Pal retains position

MUMBAI:Colors continues to lead the Hindi GEC and Urban GEC markets in week 47. In Hindi GEC rural market, Sony Pal emerged as the number one channel while Zee Anmol bagged the second position, according to Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC).

Television TV Channels GECs
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2016/12/01/axn-800x800.jpg?itok=9WZlHTlX
AXN to air s1-6 of 'Californication'

Novelists are nerds, some say so but there was this one who broke all the stereotypes unabashedly. He was stylish, charming and could flatter almost anyone with his good looks and wit. Does it ring a bell? Yes, we are talking about the much loved TV character, Hank Moody. Get ready for debauchery,...

Television TV Channels English Entertainment

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories