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Analyst View: Line IPO signals next level of chat wars

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Messaging app Line provider Line Corp has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) at the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Line has applied for the IPO to be valued at 10 trillion Yen (approximately US$9.8 billion). Neha Dharia, Senior Analystat Ovum comments: “Line is already a revenue generating chat app focused on innovation, the IPO will not […]

Ovum expects wholesale revenue growth across the globe to reach US$142bn in 2019, driven by intensified retail competition

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Although the prices of many commodity wholesale services are falling, accelerating traffic volumes will ensure that wholesale revenues will continue to grow, says Ovum. The world’s largest telecoms analyst firm expects wholesale revenues to grow across the globe, with Asia-Pacific experiencing the steepest rise due to intensified retail competition in many countries and escalating international […]

Analyst view: EC approves takeover of E-Plus by O2 in Germany

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Today, the EC announced its decision following its in-depth review of the proposed takeover of KPN’s E-Plus by Telefonica Deutschland’s O2. James Robinson, Telecoms regulation analyst at Ovum, has the following comment: “O2 is looking to cement its position in a key European market, having recently bowed out of the Czech Republic and Ireland, and this […]

Ovum shows global market soft in 1Q14; North America bucks trend

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The global optical networking (ON) equipment market is off to a slow start in 2014 according to the latest market share alert* from Ovum, the global market analyst firm. Revenues of $3.1bn were down 14% from 4Q13 and 2% from 1Q13. Spending increases in North America were not enough to offset double-digit quarterly declines in […]

Analyst view: EC’s approval of Three/O2 merger in Ireland could mean positive signs for Germany

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Today, the EC announced its decision following its review of the Three/O2 takeover in Ireland. The EC has approved the deal, albeit with certain conditions. James Robinson, Telecoms regulation analyst at Ovum has the following comment: “Three’s acquisition of O2 in Ireland is its second recent purchase after Orange Austria, showing that it is not […]