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France, Paris - 21 May 2015

European telecoms could realize €39 billion by re-imagining the network

A study by Arthur D. Little and Bell Labs says that NFV and SDN are a strategic opportunity and a necessity for the telecom industry

Challenged by anticpated growth in fixed, mobile and IoT traffic, European operators are devising new technology designs and standards, drawing inspiration from highly optimized technology and business design of their Cloud peers. A new report from global management consultancy Arthur D. Little (ADL) and Bell Labs Consulting, the industrial research and advisory arm of Alcatel-Lucent, Reshaping the future with NFV and SDN, predicts that the shift to becoming a Cloud Carrier has the potential to significantly re-define how the industry competes in the cloud era. 

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France, Paris - 19 May 2015

New Report Highlights Intensifying Battle between Traditional Media Providers and OTT Content Services

Cooperation between telcos and traditional media can ease the pressure from pure play OTTs

  • Shifts in media consumption are driving significant changes in the content delivery marketplace
  • OTT (Over-The-Top) content services such as Netflix are challenging traditional TV and radio providers
  • Established players should consider launching their own OTT services
  • By offering valued added services to both traditional and emerging players, telcos can capitalize on this competition and return to growth

Strategy consultants Arthur D. Little and Exane BNP Paribas have jointly published ‘How to ride the OTT wave’, the 14th edition of their annual report on the European telecoms and media industry. The report focuses on the intensifying battle between traditional media providers (free-to-air, pay-TV and radio) and OTT (Over-The-Top) content services such as Netflix and Spotify, and looks at the likely market scenarios over the next few years. It predicts that telcos have a key role to play in this battle by offering services to both established and emerging media, with the growing demand for super-fast broadband kick-starting revenues once more.

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Sweden, Stockholm - 18 May 2015

Arthur D. Little and iKnow

Who join forces to support companies in creating Breakthrough Innovations

On May 6th 2015, iKnow-Who and Arthur D. Little announced their new partnership during an Extreme Innovation event held at the Turning Torso in Malmö, Sweden.

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UK, London - 24 February 2015

Nine out of 10 firms dissatisfied with their breakthrough innovation performance, says Arthur D. Little Study

Just one in 10 firms is confident that its business has the right approach to breakthrough innovation, according to a new study from Arthur D. Little (ADL). In Breakthrough Innovation, ADL found that 88% of business leaders were dissatisfied with their strategies for nurturing breakthrough – or radical – innovation. At the same time, companies expected the revenue contribution of breakthrough innovation to double over the next five years.

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Sweden, Stockholm - 11 February 2015

Arthur D. Little appoints new Managing Partner (CEO) in the Nordics as part of growth strategy

Arthur D. Little (ADL, est. 1886), the global management consultancy linking strategy, innovation and transformation in technology-intensive industries, today announced the appointment of Petter Kilefors as Managing Partner and CEO of ADL in the Nordic. The mission for Petter will be to lead ADL Nordic towards its growth strategy. Petter will in his new role report directly to the global Chairman of the Board and President Ignacio Garcia-Alves.

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