Easing Growing Pains Among Fixed-Line Telecoms

Growth in the fixed-line telecommunications industry is sluggish: Development has stalled in mature markets, and even emerging economies are reporting significant deceleration. Mounting competitive pressure from aggressive alternative carriers and cable companies – as well as from over-the-top services like Skype – makes its mark on revenues and leads to losses in market share and reduced prices.

To stay in the game, many telecommunication executives have shifted their priorities to focus on optimizing the cost of delivery through operational efficiency. Leading the charge in this area are the large incumbent players, whose nationwide legacy infrastructures have saddled them with heavy cost structures and low growth potential.

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Easing Growing Pains Among Fixed-Line Telecoms