The Analyst Team
Principal Analyst, Advanced Messaging and Communications
Pamela Clark-Dickson covers the global communications apps and services, tracking the telcos and messaging apps strategies, application-to-person communications service providers and vendors, and the rich communications services ecosystem. She produces analysis, reports, data trackers, and forecasts on these sectors. Pamela also covers players, strategies, and developments in adjacent markets, including social media, Communications-Platform-as-a-Service, and WebRTC.
Pamela’s experience in consultancy comprises multiple projects for operators, vendors, and telecoms suppliers. She is a regular speaker and chair at industry events, including the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain and Shanghai, China. Pamela has covered the telecoms sector for more than 20 years as an analyst and journalist; she joined Informa UK (the owner of Omdia) in 2002. Pamela holds a Bachelor of Arts in journalism. A highlight of her career was helping break the news in April 2013 that chat app messages exceeded global SMS traffic volumes, underlining the emergence of the messaging app as a successful new mobile communications tool.
Principal Analyst, Service Provider Strategy
Paul Lambert works in the Europe team at Omdia, formerly Ovum, focusing on the telecoms industry. He specializes in operator strategies, new technologies, and mobile broadband best practices. Paul also specializes in the implications resulting from eSIM and the evolving capabilities of mobile broadband. His recent reports have examined eSIM, 5G, LoRA, and IoT.
With a keen interest in 4G, Paul continually evaluates the options open to operators moving to 4G voice and what this means in the context of OTT players’ focus on enhancing their core telephony features. He also edits the Omdia Global Telecoms Daily news publication.
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