European Communications – EU operators “can realise €2.2bn profits” if they scale number of OTT partners

Operators in western Europe could grow profits to 15 times their current levels by taking an open platform approach to collaborating with OTT players, according to new research.

The current manual approach, which involves approaching big name OTT players such as Spotify and Facebook on a case-by-case basis, will generate net profits of €160 million over the next three years, research from consulting firm Northstream has predicted.

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Western European operators should be able to reel in reasonable revenues by partnering with OTT providers, according to research company Northstream, which has just completed some work on the issue commissioned by AsiaInfo, the Chinese software and services company.  It asserts that there’s around €2 billion out there waiting to be grasped if operators go [...]
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