Orange Dominicana by the numbers
The international telecom giant has put its Dominican Republic unit up for sale. We look at the upside and a couple of challenges for the acquirer. See details
BY DANIELE TRICARICO, ANALYST
Colombian Reversal Clause Unlikely to Slow 4G Buildout
Notwithstanding the reversal clause and the license renewals of Claro and Movistar, by mid-2014 Colombia is set to have the second largest number of 4G network deployments in Latin America. See details
BY STELA BOKUN, SENIOR ANALYST
Microsoft - Nokia & iPhone 5c: What Do They Mean for Smartphone Trends in Emerging Markets?
iPhone 5c will not (and is not meant to) compete against Android based smartphones and increase emerging markets' smartphone adoption rates; on the contrary, Apple' s and Brightstar's recently signed buy-back & trade-in partnership and Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia have a potential to do so. See details
This report presents strategies for operators to use in response to the challenges brought by the enormous changes in the mobile market since the release of the first iPhone in 2007. It will help them reposition their businesses in order to both defend themselves against damage from the smartphone revolution and make the most of the many opportunities that that revolution has ushered in.
This report critically assesses the involvement of mobile operators in the m-payment value chain and the opportunity the ecosystem presents. It is structured around 10 operator case studies, each outlining the success factors of particular mobile payment strategies implemented by service providers worldwide. Besides examining the m-payment business models adopted by operators in different geographies, we look at cutting-edge m-payment services launched by financial institutions, Google and others, and assess their effect on the position of service providers in the m-payment value chain.