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Arthur D. Little ranks leaders of Europe's leasing...

As falling financial giants look to sell leasing assets to survive the credit crunch, report optimistic about opportunities for strategic investors

After years of record growth, a new report released today projects a negative growth of minus ten per cent for the European leasing market in 2009. The study also warns that the number of Europe's leasing providers will shrink by 30 per cent in five years as it adapts to the slowing liquidity, lack...
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Financial services

Arthur D. Little: M-payments in M-BRIC to reach...

The time is right for service providers to enter M-BRIC m-payment markets, according to a recent study by global management consultancy Arthur D....

According to "M-Payments in M-BRIC", mobile financial services are currently experiencing a global surge. While every second person owns a mobile device in M-BRIC countries, 70 per cent of their population is currently excluded from the banking sector.  As such, there is great...
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Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Arthur D. Little: Mobile voice OTT could become a...

The second phase of mobile VoIP innovation, led by highly sophisticated players, has the potential to attack the most fundamental model upon which telcos base their business. Global management consultancy Arthur D. Little’s latest report, Disruptive threat or innovative opportunity? outlines key...
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Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

European telecoms operators in strong position to ride out...

“Reviving the Fixed Line” predicts increase in incumbents’ valuations of up to 27 per cent over the 2008-15 period, key points: The ongoing success...

With the rise of mobile telephony, telecom operators' fixed line revenues seemed doomed to ongoing decline. However, the eighth edition of the annual Exane BNP Paribas-Arthur D. Little joint report on the European telecoms market published today - entitled 'Reviving the Fixed Line' - predicts that...
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Arthur D. Little projects worldwide mobile TV subscribers...

Broadcast mobile TV has disappointed so far: while 40 million users worldwide watch mobile TV, this is only about 1 per cent of mobile phone users....

Approximately 40 million users watch mobile TV based on broadcast networks, in addition to those watching mobile TV streams via 3G networks - but this is well below initial projections and only about 1% of all mobile phone users. Even the business models in markets with sizeable numbers of...
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Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Cashless Europe?

A new report by Arthur D. Little identifies card payments as a huge growth opportunity for Europe’s financial services industry

A new report released today by management consultancy Arthur D. Little entitled “Tapping potential in Europe’s card market” has identified a huge opportunity for the European financial services industry.  While the number and volume of card transactions have increased globally at an annual...
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Arthur D. Little continues to expand its presence in the...

Ronald S. Jonash, former Arthur D. Little Director and Sam Metzger, leading CEO and entrepreneur, join Arthur D. Little’s North America senior...

BOSTON, MA – March 26, 2009 – Arthur D. Little (ADL), the leading Global Management Consultancy, linking strategy, technology and innovation, is pleased to announce that Ronald S. Jonash and Sam Metzger have joined the senior advisory board of Arthur D. Little North America.  Both are...
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Arthur D. Little identifies cable infrastructure as a...

While many telco players are considering substantial FTTx deployments, cable operators are already well-positioned to provide high-speed internet and...

In many countries, cable infrastructures have been the key enabler for multimedia services, and some leading players are already winning the broadband race with higher penetration within their footprint than telecom operators. In the last few years, cable operators have further increased their...
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Arthur D. Little: Global CXOs predict return to pre-...

New survey of global executives shows executives look beyond cost cutting and remain dedicated to longer-term issues like talent retention, risk...

A majority of CXOs in every economy and industry predict that despite the current cost pressures caused by the global economic downturn, they will return to pre-recession conditions by 2011.  According to its new survey of over 360 CXOs worldwide, management consultancy Arthur D. Little found...
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Mobile banking

Next generation handsets and customers’ growing access to mobile internet are driving a new wave of sophisticated mobile banking offers

A new report released today by management consultancy Arthur D. Little entitled “Banking on the Go” has identified investment in mobile banking as a promising revenue growing opportunity for the global financial services industry.  Moving well beyond simple text-based balance updates, mobile...
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Financial services