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DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Transformation
of European Telecommunications, 2019”
report has been added to’s

Before deregulation, the role of most European operators centered around
the provision of voice-line telephony services. Modern
telecommunications markets are much more complex and touch on a number
of different segments across the ICT market.

Today’s telecommunications companies provide fixed and mobile broadband,
content streaming services, fixed/mobile convergence, and IoT network
support – and much more besides. In addition, many operators are
multinational companies with international business interests formed via
joint ventures, mergers, acquisitions and/or network sharing agreements.

Subscribers require connectivity on the go at an affordable price and
service providers need to offer services which satisfy customer demand
and increase customer retention. In some countries, operators face
fierce competition and as a result, many offer value-added services such
as music, on-demand video, and mobile gaming.

As a result, these companies often report millions of subscribers signed
up to a variety of different products and the management of these
services with respect to quantity control, billing, data management, and
service configuration requires the application of complex digitized
systems. Operators are looking to emerging technologies to manage and
streamline their systems in order to increase efficiencies across their
networks, which will lead to reduced costs and improved customer

The types of emerging technologies vary, but some common solutions
include big data analytics, network slicing, blockchain, and artificial

Big Data analytics is the handling of massive data sets that are so
large they cannot be managed using traditional data-processing
applications. As with many companies in a variety of different
verticals, telecoms companies recognize that the analysis of big data
will give an insight into buying behaviour, market trends, and
preferences that will help them to make invaluable customer-led business
decisions. Big data analytics can also be used to implement systems that
will increase efficiency.

For example, data on individual handsets can be used to integrate a
customer/device identification system that will reduce communications
fraud, and information on data usage can be used to design targeted
tariffs with specific data allowances.

Network slicing is a technology which will enable the support of a
selection of different services using common network infrastructure. It
is a software solution that will allow for the creation and control of
Mobile Virtual Networks positioned on top of a shared physical network.
Individual slices can be tailored to meet individual needs and can be
isolated in the event of a cyber-attack. Network slicing is viewed as an
important emerging technology with the imminent launch of 5G services
since they will enable the implementation of different 5G services on a
single network.

Blockchains are being integrated into the networks of some key
telecommunications companies such as Telefonica and Deutsche Telecom.
Their ability to create a secure, unalterable ledger has been used to
create a record of identities with respect to customers, devices and
other equipment.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Executive Summary

  • Key Findings

2. Introduction

  • Key Challenges
  • Services and Roles
  • Economic and Network Challenges
  • Utilisation of Modern Technology

3. Technological Solutions

  • Big Data Analytics
  • Network Slicing
  • Blockchain
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)

4. Use Cases

  • Use Cases 1: Telefonica
  • Use Cases 2: Orange
  • Use Cases 3: Vodafone
  • Use Cases 4: Deutsche Telekom
  • Use Cases 5: Telenor

5. Growth Opportunities and Companies to Action

  • Growth Opportunity – Technological Solutions
  • Strategic Imperatives for Success and Growth

6. The Last Word

  • The Last Word – Takeaways
  • Legal Disclaimer

7. Appendix

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