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While demanding, OTTs present valuable opportunities to wholesale carriers

By David James, Ovum
Wednesday 28 February 18

Much of the discussions at the “Submarine Networks Europe 2018” conference in London this February focused on the evolving relationships between traditional carriers and the new kids on the block, the web-centric OTT players. While several of the largest OTTs are bypassing the wholesale market by investing in their own submarine cable infrastructure, the consensus was that they form a key (albeit demanding) wholesale customer segment. Main points - OTTs are demanding buyers of and investors in international capacity …

Much of the discussions at the “Submarine Networks Europe 2018” conference in London this February focused on the evolving relationships between traditional carriers and the new kids on the block, the web-centric OTT players. While several of the largest OTTs are bypassing the wholesale market by investing in their own submarine cable infrastructure, the consensus was that they form a key (albeit demanding) wholesale customer segment. Main points - OTTs are demanding buyers of and investors in international capacity …

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