Tailored for finance, IT and compliance executives at EMC companies, this webcast explores how to better use the ERP systems common across your industry; reviews recent developments in ERP platform controls and compliance tools; and shares our perspective on the future of ERPs in the EMC industry.
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.
On August 22, 2012, the SEC approved a final rule requiring certain issuers to publicly disclose their use of conflict minerals [tantalum, tin, tungsten, and gold or 3TG] and whether those minerals originated in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ("DRC") or adjoining countries. Join PwC for a webcast for communications services providers to discuss the new SEC rule pursuant to Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
PwC's Mobile Innovations Forecast a four-part framework for analyzing and understanding mobile innovation using enabling technologies, new technological capabilities, new use cases and new business models.
Telecom operators continue to upgrade their network technologies to meet consumer demand while maintaining multiple generations of different technologies. A PwC study found that many have begun to decommission legacy networks or are working on such a strategy.
Internet advertising revenues climbed 14 percent year-over-year—to an all-time high of $17 billion—in the first half of 2012 as compared to $14.9 billion in 2011. Among the biggest drivers of this growth is Mobile which almost doubled year-over-year figures – up 95 percent to $1.2 billion in half-year 2012 from $636 million in 2011.
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.