Eurocomms.com – Opinion: Operational models must and will change in 2014
By Bengt Nordström, CEO of telecoms industry consultants Northstream.
Group mobile operators have enjoyed huge profits from built-up global operations. However, this cannot be relied on anymore due to the saturation of mobile markets.
It is generally believed that larger operations deliver scale and synergy; and steel operators for increased competition.Some scale advantages do exist, but these benefits vanish in complicated organisational structures.