Telecommunications Publications

  • Using data as a hidden asset

    August 15, 2010 | Technology | Bain industry brief

    In this era of pervasive networks, proliferation of sensors and devices, and increasingly information-intensive applications the amount of global data more than doubles every two years.

  • Individual philanthropy lags in India and China

    May 12, 2010 | Technology | Harvard Business Publishing: The Daily Stat

    Despite a growing number of wealthy individuals in India and China, charitable giving in those countries stands at just 0.6% and 0.1% of GDP, respectively, and only about 10% of that comes from individuals, with the rest provided by governments and foreign organizations. In the U.S.

  • South Africa's telecom sector with Vittorio Massone - partner at Bain & Company

    March 01, 2010 | CNBC Africa

    South Africa's telecoms sector remains amongst the world's most controversial, from both operators' and regulator's perspective.

  • This deal season, avoid post-merger missteps

    February 21, 2010 | Bain Merger Integration | The Economic Times

    Take, for example, Bharti Airtel's $300-million purchase of Bangladesh's Warid Telecom last month - the largest investment by an Indian company in Bangladesh - or its $10.7-billion bid this month for most of the African assets of Kuwaiti telecom firm Zain.

  • Enabling growth: Horizontal opportunities for the ICT sector

    February 15, 2010 | Telecommunications | Bain Brief

    In the information technology and telecommunications (ICT) markets, collaboration among industry participants has been an important catalyst for growth. But will such collaboration within and outside the ICT sector still be a promising strategy in the future?

  • Growth in the IT and Telecommunication industry - video

    January 28, 2010 | World Economic Forum

    The recession hit the IT and Telecommunication industry (ICT) hard, yet some products and services still saw dramatic growth in 2009. As we look to the future, will the broader ICT sector see a return to growth, and if so, where will that growth come from?

  • Markets, economy & job growth

    January 27, 2010 | Private Equity | CNBC

    Steve Ellis, Managing Director of Bain & Company, kicked off CNBC correspondent Maria Bartiromo's live coverage from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

  • Next generation competition: Driving innovation in telecommunications

    October 11, 2009 | Telecommunications | Bain digital broadband infrastructure study

    Europe has one of the most competitive telecom markets globally. Especially at the infrastructure level, competition has intensified in the past decade. We are seeing an accelerated pace of innovation and convergence leading the market to the Next Generation Competition.

  • Tackling Taiwan's mobile market

    June 10, 2009 | Telecommunications | Far Eastern Economic Review

    Taiwanese love mobile phones-after all, Taiwan was the first country in the world to have more subscribers than people-they just don't love their mobile service provider as much.

  • Mobile Internet for Growth

    February 17, 2009 | Media | World Economic Forum

    The Mobile Internet is coming of age. Recent improvements in bandwidth, access and innovation have created value for individuals and societies.