Wealth in Singapore: Sizing the Market Opportunity: Ken Research

Singapore is one of the world’s pre-eminent offshore investment centers, with 81% of the wealth invested in funds sourced from non-residents. However, the onshore market is a major source of assets under management (AUM) in its own right, with 1.0 million affluent individuals despite the city state’s small population. As a regional trading hub Singapore’s… Continue reading Wealth in Singapore: Sizing the Market Opportunity: Ken Research

Telco digital transformation: Lessons from the worlds most powerful digital companies: Ken Research

Telco Digital Transformation: Lessons from the world’s most powerful digital companies”, a thematic research report, examines effective strategies for telcos to capitalize on the explosive growth in the consumption of digital services. The report identifies key lessons in digital prowess from major brands including Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon that have led the value shift… Continue reading Telco digital transformation: Lessons from the worlds most powerful digital companies: Ken Research

Wearables-Fitness & Style Now, Mainstream Smart Watches Later: Ken Research

Wearables are a bridge between mobile computers and emerging embedded IoT solutions, and are at a tipping point largely due to relentless technical innovation in smartphones and its impact on the supply chain. Smart watches and fitness devices are among the highest profile wearables, with an immediate impact on traditional watch vendors and technology OEMs… Continue reading Wearables-Fitness & Style Now, Mainstream Smart Watches Later: Ken Research

Mobile Data and Wifi Monetization: Convergent and User-Centric Offers Take Center Stage: Ken Research

The insatiable demand for continuous broadband connectivity has turned mobile data into a revenue growth engine for mobile network operators (MNO). Operators are exploring diverse approaches to attract users and grow mobile data revenue, including network-centric, user-centric and WiFi-centric strategies. Some leading operators are building scale and revenue share through technological and performance leadership. Other… Continue reading Mobile Data and Wifi Monetization: Convergent and User-Centric Offers Take Center Stage: Ken Research

Big Data and Analytics: Telco Strategies, Investments and Use Cases: Ken Research

Big Data’ has become a buzz phrase for companies in all sectors in recent years, and telcos are at the forefront of trying to utilize data in a bid to achieve their stated business objectives.This report examines the current situation with regard to big data analytics among communication service providers, for which use cases these… Continue reading Big Data and Analytics: Telco Strategies, Investments and Use Cases: Ken Research

Over-The-Top Communications Services: Emerging Monetization Paths: Ken Research

Over the top (OTT) messaging leaders are rapidly evolving their key mobile messaging application interfaces to new voice and video communications, with revenue dilution implications for carriers worldwide. The progress made in mobile IP voice and video in the past year alone from key OTT players such as Facebook and Google is a clear indication… Continue reading Over-The-Top Communications Services: Emerging Monetization Paths: Ken Research

SDN/NFV Technologies: Innovative Use Cases and Operator Strategies: Ken Research

The hype cycle for software defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV) has been long and steady. SDN separates control plane (network management) from data plane (traffic handling), allowing dynamic bandwidth, provisioned with quality of service levels. NFV replaces hardware with software apps able to operate in a compute environment, eliminating specialty WAN equipment… Continue reading SDN/NFV Technologies: Innovative Use Cases and Operator Strategies: Ken Research