Direct-to-satellite connectivity, 5G SA roaming, and the economic headwinds faced by FTTP builders are key trends to watch in 2023 for wholesale telecoms providers, their suppliers, and partners. A partnership approach will be critical.
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Principal Analyst, Wholesale Telecoms
Julian joined Omdia’s enterprise networks and wholesale team in January 2021. His research focuses on wholesale telecoms market dynamics and service provider strategies.
Between August 2016 and December 2020, Julian was a member of Omdia’s IoT connectivity and platforms team. In this role, Julian maintained and developed global IoT device forecasts and undertook syndicated and custom research in areas including cellular IoT gateways, edge computing in IoT, and 5G. Prior to this, Julian managed the legacy IHS Markit telecoms operator research team, which provided syndicated and custom research on quad-play bundling, telecoms regulation, fixed broadband, and VoIP. Julian joined Omdia in 1999 and has a Bachelor of Arts in politics, parliamentary studies, and Russian from the University of Leeds in England.
Market Landscape: The Changing Face of the Wholesale-Only Market
Report / 24 Aug 2022 / Cindy Whelan
The wholesale-only market segment is changing as service providers adapt priorities to fit today’s telecoms market. Shifting regulatory policies, emerging technology, and new investors are influencing the future of wholesale-only providers.
Wholesale Security & Anti-Fraud Update - 2022
Report / 11 Aug 2022 / Julian Watson
This report, an update to Market Landscape: Developments in Wholesale Telecom Security & Anti-Fraud (June 2021), focuses on the evolving fraud landscape, particularly for voice, STIR/SHAKEN and other regulatory initiatives to combat fraud and service provider approaches to detect and block fraudulent traffic.
Wholesale Customer Survey - 2022
Report / 11 May 2022 / Julian Watson
Summarizes Omdia’s ninth survey of wholesale customers, conducted online in January and February 2022. Respondents answered questions on their usage of wholesale services, future wholesale needs, vendor selection criteria, and trends that would influence their planning.
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