PwC's 2012 North American wireless industry survey provides an understanding of current and emerging trends in the wireless sector. It will help your business benchmark against other North American operators and shape changes in your general financial accounting and reporting policies.
Television viewing trends are changing, which could impact TV network revenues and business models. Partnerships, new capabilities, and a strategy incorporating second screen technologies can be an important engine for growth.
With mobile data consumption growing exponentially, mobile telecom operators need to manage the increasing demand while remaining profitable. This report outlines 3 ways that mobile operators can let customers self-manage data without compromising profitability.
Accounting Standards Update 2012-02 would enable broadcasters to streamline goodwill impairment testing on FCC licenses maintained as indefinite-lived assets. This PwC whitepaper discusses variables for a qualitative analysis, sometimes referred to as “Step 0,” may be feasible for FCC licenses.
The FASB and IASB released an updated exposure draft, Revenue from Contract with Customers, on November 14, 2011, and are requesting comments by March 13, 2012. In Dataline 2011-35, we share our analysis of and insight on the overall proposal. This industry supplement to Dataline 2011-35 provides specific examples and assessments of the potential affect of the updated proposal on the telecommunications industry.