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Communications Review: How network operators can make the most of the IoT

With the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT), a wide array of industrial companies – manufacturers, utilities, resources and more – are rolling out IoT-connected devices that interact with users very effectively and efficiently, enabling the creation of new models to generate value.

At first sight, the best way for large telecoms operators and multi-service operators (MSOs) to generate value from the IoT might appear to be by providing connectivity via their networks. But think again.

In fact, the IoT opens up a massive opportunity for telecoms operators and MSOs to reposition themselves as IoT access providers, offering a range of services and assets that extend way beyond the core pipe. Ultimately, the IoT is about turning data into action.

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Global entertainment and media outlook 2016-2020

In depth commentary and five-year economic forecast for consumer spend, advertising spend and internet access

Now in its 17th year, key findings from our Global Entertainment and Media Outlook 2016-2020 go beyond the surface to unearth the powerful shifts and trends affecting today’s communications companies. We explored how consumers listen, read, watch and play across the internet, television, video, publishing, video games and more. The Outlook can help content distributors, publishers, and connectors navigate the ever-changing media landscape in order to get and stay ahead with consumers.



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