Telecoms.com – Telecoms vendors reach their moment of truth
Telecoms.com periodically invites expert third-party contributors to submit analysis on a key topic affecting the telco industry. In this article Bengt Nordström, CEO of telecoms consultancy Northstream, examines the challenging market conditions faced by telecoms vendors and how they must adapt to new realities.
The sharp increase in mobile data uptake over the last eight years has not delivered a similar increase in the profits and performance of the telecom equipment vendors who build operators networks. What does the future hold for the global telecoms equipment market, and the companies involved?