A new benchmark report from TM Forum draws on a global industry survey to examine telcos' journey to becoming techcos.
27 May 2022
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Telco to techco: capex and opex implications
A new benchmark report from TM Forum draws on a global industry survey to examine how far communications service providers (CSPs) have gone in changing their organizations, business models, customer relationships and technology to become techcos. In particular, it explores the cost implications of making a telco-to-techco transformation.
Read this report to understand:
The cost to be a techco, including investment in new technologies
The most important elements of being a techco
Comparative levels of R&D spend of telcos, vendors and hyperscalers and what that means
What operators need to invest in to realize their techco aspirations
Telco capex and opex trends and what they tell us about the potential impact of telco-to techco transformation
The implications of a drift towards more opex-centric models
How change in spending is likely to impact functions across the telecoms operator business
The cost implications that CSPs should consider if they are on the telco-to-techco journey
Dean has more than 20 years’ experience in the telecoms software industry, firstly with global operators such as Verizon and now as a trusted analyst. For the last 10 years he has worked with the world’s leading software vendors writing thought leadership content and advising on OSS and RAN topics.