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Press Releases

Africa will have one billion mobile broadband subscriptions by 2020

Press Release

South Africa leads sub-Saharan Africa’s digital media opportunity rankings  The number of mobile broadband connections in Africa will reach one billion in 2020, up from 147 million at the end of 2014, according to new forecasts* by Ovum (see Figure). The rapid growth of mobile broadband in Africa over the next few years will be […]

Ovum sees telcos becoming established players in the pay-TV market

Press Release

Telecoms operators now provide around one-fifth of the world’s pay-TV subscriptions. Operations owned or controlled by telcos accounted for 140 million retail pay-TV customer connections globally at the end of 2014 and this total soared to 177 million during 2015 – equivalent to 19% of the total pay-TV subscriber base (up from 14% year-on-year), according […]

Analyst View: BT/EE given the regulatory nod, while Three/O2 looks increasingly uncertain

Breaking News Comment

As widely anticipated, the CMA has provisionally approved the merger of BT and EE. Here are thoughts from Ovum’s Regulation Practice Leader: Of course the more challenging transaction to win regulatory approval will be that of Three/O2. Across Europe the sentiment for greater industry consolidation has waned following suspected price increases in markets where the […]