TBR in the Media

AT&T gains 125K IP broadband subscriptions in Q3, but DSL losses remain a drag

“High-speed internet revenue rose 1.3% year to year but was offset by lower legacy data revenue stemming from DSL disconnections,” said Steve Vachon, telecom analyst for Technology Business Research, in a research note. “High-speed internet remains one of AT&T’s strongest growing segments and the carrier will likely exceed its goal of expanding its FTTP footprint to 12.5 million locations by mid-2019.”

Wireline Telcos Under Stress; Some Seen Struggling To Survive, Others Coping But Challenged

Century Link and Frontier Communications bulked up on legacy businesses and "milked" them, said Chris Antlitz, Technology Business Research Analyst: "these guys are in dinosaur businesses that are going extinct".

Inside Verizon: Unlimited data revitalizes performance despite the competitive and maturing wireless

Analysis: Inorganic lifts from recent acquisitions boost Verizon's consolidated revenue, says Technology Business Research....

Telecom operators Cloud revenue grows 12.6 percent in Q2: TBR

"Though the bulk of companies continue to expand their native IaaS portfolios, they recognize the demand and preference for solutions from other cloud providers, which is causing carriers to emphasize hybrid and enablement to support multi-cloud environments", said Steve Vachon, an analyst in TBR's Telecom Practice

Has T-Mobile squeezed Verizon revenue from wireless business?

"Verizon's cost efficiencies, are also improving as operating margins rose 160 basis points year-to-year to 22.7 percent. Verizon targets $10 billion in cumulative cash savings by 2021 by tightening spending via zero-based budgeting," said Steve Vachon, analyst at TBR

Inside Oracle: Becoming stronger by elevating cloud

With incremental service improvements announced at its annual user conference, Oracle has cemented itself as a worthy opponent at multiple points in the cloud stack, says Technology Business Research.

Inside Big Blue: Signs of hope even as revenue drops again

IBM's revenue dropped for the 22nd consecutive quarter, year over year, but emerging officers such as subscriptions for services offer signs of hope for a return to growth, says Technology Business Research Analyst Cassandra Mooshian....

IBM plays disruptor with new blockchain banking solution

Big Blue is disrupting the global payments processing trust network, boosting commerce and pressuring trust institutions with a new blockchain offering, says Technology Business Research Analyst Geoff Woollacott. Plus: Video tutorial on how blockchain works....

Trends in MarTech: Enterprise transformation requires integrated effort Read more at http://wraltech

In lessons learned from attending the MarTech conference for marketing executives, Technology Business Research Analysts shares lessons learned...

DXC buys one business, exits another

The new $4.3 billion company is expected to launch by the end of March 2018, subject to regulatory and other approvals, according to DXC Technology. Technology Business Research Inc. (TBR), a market analyst firm in Hampton, N.H., said the consolidation will create a pure-play services vendor that "stacks up against the Tier 1 government services providers" in terms of revenue.

How will DXC-Vencore-KeyPoint combo attack the market?

In particular, the potential “cultural mismatch” of DXC’s civilian-heavy enterprise IT business with Vencore’s higher-end technology services portfolio in national security and science agencies puts the new company at a “strategic crossroads,” Technology Business Research public sector IT analyst Joey Cresta wrote in an analysis report Thursday.

SAP Data Hub: We want to manage all your data

By ALLAN KRANS, Technology Business Research

Criteo Commerce Marketing Ecosystem Empowers Retailers and Brands to Forge a Path to a Collaborative

"The blurring of traditional and digital worlds is disrupting the retail industry's business model. Understanding consumer purchasing behavior is increasingly challenging given media fragmentation and multi-device usage. Forward-thinking brands and retailers that embrace a collaborative approach to data sharing will be best-positioned to add value during the consideration process," said Seth Ulinski, Senior Analyst at Technology Business Research, Inc. "This mindset paves the way for marketers and publishers to create relevant and engaging experiences for consumers - which should ultimately lift consideration and commerce opportunities."

Open source NFV/SDN disrupting vendor-operator relationships: TBR

“Tier 1 operator adopters are looking more to the open-source community for answers about how to scale up NFV and SDN,” TBR telecom analyst Patrick Filkins said. “These decisions remain challenging, though, as moving to open source requires investment in new skill sets, a step many operators outside the Tier 1 community are ill-equipped to undertake.”

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"The blurring of traditional and digital worlds is disrupting the retail industry's business model. Understanding consumer purchasing behavior is increasingly challenging given media fragmentation and multi-device usage. Forward-thinking brands and retailers that embrace a collaborative approach to data sharing will be best-positioned to add value during the consideration process," said Seth Ulinski, Senior Analyst at Technology Business Research, Inc. "This mindset paves the way for marketers and publishers to create relevant and engaging experiences for consumers - which should ultimately lift consideration and commerce opportunities."

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