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Digital Economy 2025: Survey

Published by Ovum (TMT Intelligence, Informa) Product code 355547
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Digital Economy 2025: Survey
Published: October 6, 2015 Content info: 19 Pages
Description

This report forms part of Ovum's Digital Economy 2025 series and outlines the results of a survey that Ovum conducted among industry players to learn about their expectations for the future of the digital economy. Respondents expect technology shifts to present both the best opportunities and the greatest disruption by 2025.

Highlights

  • Next-generation connectivity, especially 5G, is seen as the technology offering the greatest opportunity. Next-generation broadbad (e.g. fiber, G.fast, and DOCSIS 3.1) also ranks highly, as does IoT/M2M, which promises to usher in a new era of hyper-connectivity.
  • Content owners/distributors and Internet platform providers such as Google are expected to benefit most from forthcoming changes.
  • Analyzes the results of a survey among digital economy participants about the future they see in the telecoms, media, and IT sectors over the next decade
  • Compares results by respondent type including telecoms service providers, network equipment and component vendors, and others.

Features Benefits

  • Analyzes the results of a survey among digital economy participants about the future they see in the telecoms, media, and IT sectors over the next decade
  • Compares results by respondent type including telecoms service providers, network equipment and component vendors, and others.

Questions Answers

  • How do telecoms service providers expect the digital economy to evolve in the next decade? What about other players?
  • Which vendors and providers are seen as benefiting most from the coming changes? Which will be most disrupted?
  • What technologies are likely to provide the best opportunities in the 2025 digital economy?
  • What will pose as the biggest threats to participants of the digital economy in 2025?
Table of Contents
Product Code: TE0009-001461

Table of Contents

1. Summary

  • In brief
  • Ovum view
  • Recommendations

2. Introduction

3. Biggest opportunities and threats

  • 5G leads in top digital technology opportunities among respondents; connectivity still seen as key
  • Content owners and Internet platform providers expected to benefit most in revenue terms
  • Agility and ability to partner seen as the most critical success factors for profitability in 2025, by a large margin
  • Technology and competition also the biggest perceived threats to 2025
  • IT hardware vendors and telecoms service providers and vendors perceived to be most at risk in revenue terms
  • Subscription business model for consumers expected to fall away in 2025 as advertising gains, but the same is not expected for enterprises

4. Services evolution in 2025

  • Cloud services and digital media top survey responses

5. Appendix

  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

List of Figures

  • Figure 1: Top 10 technologies offering the greatest opportunity to 2025
  • Figure 2: Players in the digital economy likely to benefit most in revenue terms to 2025
  • Figure 3: Most important critical success factors for profitability to 2025
  • Figure 4: Biggest threats facing companies to 2025
  • Figure 5: Industry verticals perceived to be at risk of disruption to 2025
  • Figure 6: Players in the digital economy most at risk in revenue terms from the evolution of the digital economy to 2025
  • Figure 7: Consumer business model evolution and dominance to 2025
  • Figure 8: Enterprise business model evolution and dominance to 2025
  • Figure 9: Top 10 services to account for largest revenue share of global digital market in 2025
  • Figure 10: Top 10 services with highest growth rate in revenues to 2025
  • Figure 11: Geographic distribution of respondents (%)
  • Figure 12: Distribution by type of company (%)
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