ATLANTIC-ACM Announces Nominees for 2014 Customer Choice Awards

Awards to be delivered at Capacity Magazine’s 2014 Metro Connect Awards Dinner in Miami on Feb 27

Research consultancy ATLANTIC-ACM announced today the nominees for its 2014 ATLANTIC-ACM Customer Choice Awards. The awards, which are based on more than 1,800

Charlie Reed

Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger to Create Fourth Largest Business Services Player

Today, the Time Warner Cable merger saga came to a tentative conclusion as Comcast agreed to purchase the company in a deal worth $45.2 billion, or $154 a share. There are many implications in this deal for consumer services, which …

Aaron Blazar

Go-to-Market Tune Ups for Small Cell Infrastructure Players

Tower providers, fiber players, integrators and others are focused on capturing business from the next round of U.S. mobile infrastructure expansion – small cells. In my previous analysisThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled

Aaron Blazar

Small Cell — What’s the Deal (Is it Real?)

Small cells may be one of the hottest topics in the wireless infrastructure space today, but their impact has yet to show in the United States and many are beginning to question their relevancy: Do they really matter, and, will

2014 ATLANTIC-ACM Awards for Global Wholesale Service Provider Excellence Delivered


Strategy research consultancy ATLANTIC-ACM today delivered its 2014 ATLANTIC-ACM Awards for Global Wholesale Service Provider Excellence at PTC ’14 in Honolulu, Hawaii. This year’s awards are based on more than 1,500 individual ratings of global telecom service providers – …

Judy Reed Smith

New Business Models Will Define the Future of Carriers

The future is already here – it’s just not very evenly distributed.
                                                                                  William Gibson

Recognizing and acting on what is ahead for an industry is an ongoing challenge. You do not have to dig deeply into our industry’s history to …

Charlie Reed

Top Telecom Business Trends in 2014

Technologists will be part of every initiative. As CEOs, CMOs, CFOs and other key roles increasingly become integrated with the CIO/CTO role, companies will leverage advancements in big data, gamification, social networking, collaboration, data analytics machine learning, context marketing …

Network Again Tops Drivers of Purchase for Retail Business Connectivity

Through nearly 20 years of Carrier Report Card research at both the wholesale and retail levels, network and price have tended to duke it out for the top driver of purchase among buyers. Perhaps nowhere is this clearer than in

Fedor Smith

Why Isn’t eBay an MVNO?

At the peak of the mobile virtual network operator fervor we witnessed in the 2005 to 2007 timeframe, common wisdom held that a successful MVNO must have killer content, a highly targeted brand or great devices or, better yet, all

Metro Wholesalers Regain Lost Ground with Large Customers

A renewed focus on growth products and segments is paying off for metro wholesalers. According to data from the 2013 edition of ATLANTIC-ACM’s Metro Wholesale Service Provider Report Card, customer satisfaction with metro wholesalers’ overall operations surged 4.4 percent in …