2020 marks the start of a new year and a new decade, as well as the massive takeoff of 5G services worldwide. After more than a century, the telecommunications industry has accumulated numerous network elements that have increased operational complexity a great deal, affecting its competitiveness against web-scale companies such as Alibaba, Amazon, Apple, Baidu, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Tencent. Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft together spent about $83.4B in capex and capital leases for the 12-month period ended September 2019, which is close to total yearly telecom capex in North America. Web-scale companies have become notorious for spending billions every year to buy chips directly and design their own gear to power lean, agile business operations with no traditional OSS/BSS to worry about. Clients, please log in to view the full content.
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Senior Analyst, Mobile Infrastructure
Stelyana focuses on mobile infrastructure, VoIP and IMS. She monitors mobile network infrastructure trends and activities, looking at key areas such as mobile operators’ 5G deployments, and developing vendors’ market share and mobile technology forecasts.
Stelyana has more than 15 years of telecommunications industry research and marketing experience. As a former research and analysis manager at Omdia, she led a research operations team that delivered high-quality products, and helped establish the cloud and data center research practice. Prior to joining Omdia in 2011, Stelyana was a business analyst at Hewlett-Packard and a research analyst at Life Science Strategy Group, where she contributed quantitative and qualitative analysis to support strategic business decisions.
Stelyana holds an MBA from San Jose State University, US, and a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in economics, both from Sofia University, Bulgaria.
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