Wireless cellular technology has been in the spotlight recently. On the consumer side, seemingly every wireless carrier boasts having the ''fastest'' or ''widest coverage'' 5G network. For businesses, however, the buzz around 5G is related to new use cases that 5G can enable, primarily through private wireless networks.
In this podcast discussion, Michael Gurau, Daniel Torras, and Matt Birtch dive into the 2022 Global Fintech Survey, emergent trends the team is watching in online banking, and four customer segments that were developed from survey findings.
From Unbanked to Cutting-Edge: The Opportunity for Telecom Providers to Expand Financial Accessibility in Emerging Markets
MFS is opening many doors for mobile providers while creating more transparency, affordability, and financial accessibility for consumers across emerging markets – particularly for those who have never previously participated in the financial system.
Altman Solon survey reveals trust in mobile service providers drives mobile money adoption in emerging markets
An extensive survey across 17 markets found strong interest in mobile financial services among consumers and new opportunities for mobile money operators, telecom providers, and governments.
Open Access networks provide opportunities for municipalities to strengthen investor interest, drive network penetration, and improve revenue to Capex ratios, to foster a healthy, competitive environment.
Outdoor small cell deployment continues, but new Altman Solon analysis shows a surprising migration to the suburbs and signs multi-layered regulations and lack of “neutral” hosts may be choking growth.
The negative macroeconomic effects of COVID-19 have been swift and
Extensive Report on Broadband Models for Pool of 6,500 Unserved and Underserved Communities in the U.S.
Report by US Ignite and Altman Solon highlights role of municipal enablement and growing popularity of hybrid deployment models.
In most European countries, fiber overbuild is an unlikely scenario. It is mainly driven by the high capital requirements, operational complexity, and required penetration levels needed to justify the investment (competing fiber infrastructure would put it on risk).
Challenge The client was a consortium of global infrastructure investors