The Analyst Team
Research Director, Service Provider Consumer
With 25 years of experience in the telecommunications and digital media markets, Michael Philpott is Omdia's leading analyst in the connected home area. As Research Director for service provider consumer, he delivers thought leadership to Omdia’s clients on digital home go-to-market strategy.
At Omdia, Michael produces reports, case studies, and forecasts in the areas of smart home, smart Wi-Fi and connected home, and broadband access strategy. He joined Omdia (formerly Ovum) in 2000 as a consultant in the networks and Infrastructure team, before moving to the analyst side of the business establishing and leading Ovum’s broadband, telco media, and smart home analyst services.
Before joining Omdia, he worked at BT’s research and development (R&D) laboratory, Adastral Park, designing xDSL and fibre optic access networks.
Principal Analyst, Broadband & Bundling
Alzbeta Fellenbaum is a Principal Analyst covering consumer broadband access data and bundling trends. She follows closely and advises on internet service provider consumer broadband strategies and monitors technical and regulatory developments across the industry.
Alzbeta was a principal analyst and research manager at IHS Markit and a member of the service providers and platforms team. Alzbeta joined IHS Markit in 2012 and managed the Broadband Coverage in Europe project for the European Commission. Before, Alzbeta was an audience research and market insights coordinator for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty in Prague, Czech Republic. Alzbeta was also a research assistant at the Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences.
Alzbeta holds a Master of Arts in international relations and American studies from Charles University in Prague and has studied at the University of Miami and Georgetown University.
Fiber Development Index: 2022
Data / 23 Aug 2022 / Michael Philpott
This report benchmarks fiber development across 87 territories, including fiber coverage, household/business/mobile cell site fiber penetration, advanced WDM investment, and broadband median download and upload speeds, latency, and jitter.
Total Internet Users Forecast: 2022-27
Data / 30 Aug 2022 / Alzbeta Fellenbaum
This forecast provides a view of the connected population, including a breakdown into mobile-only versus fixed broadband and a breakdown of population by fixed and mobile technology and fixed broadband populations and households by speed.
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