By any measure, the telecommunications industry is huge. According to GSMA Intelligence, total mobile revenues reached $1.05 trillion in 2017 and will break $1.1 trillion in 2020. That summarizes the problem; while the absolute numbers are big the growth rate is small. In fact, the growth rate for mobile revenues is forecast to drop to
Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) is a familiar concept – it recognizes that the acquisition cost is only part of the cost story. Think about a car. You have the purchase price (or the lease). In addition, there are the costs incurred over the life of the vehicle such as fuel, maintenance, insurance and licensing.