Area of expertise: Mobile operator business models.
“In a broadband paradigm the role of the telecoms operator is increasingly to give customers access to their favourite Internet services and applications. For operators to ensure that this is a profitable business they need to build smart networks that manage traffic cost-effectively and develop smart pricing approaches.”
Mark Newman is Chief Research Officer of Informa Telecoms & Media’s research business. Informa has teams of analysts in all five continents covering a whole spectrum of telecoms issues and strategies from networks and devices, to content and services and operator strategies and across both consumer and enterprise markets. Mark has a focus on the role of operators in broadband and Internet markets and the new business models and partnerships they need to pursue to remain profitable. He spends much of his time briefing telecoms operators globally on their strategies..
Mark has 20 years experience in the telecoms sector as a journalist, analyst and thought leader. He is a regular speaker and moderator at international conferences in Europe, the Americas and Asia and is often quoted in the global business press. He also conducts regular briefing sessions with operators, vendors, leading banks and accountancy firms on industry trends and developments. Mark contributes a Telecoms Industry Outlook module to Informa Telecoms & Media’s Mini-MBA Programme.