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5G monetization is top of mind for Communication Service Providers. Having invested billions of dollars in 5G deployments, they are now looking at the best options to maximize returns on their investment. 5G has the potential to drive new revenue growth and new business opportunities beyond connectivity, both in the consumer and enterprise segments. This will require CSPs to get involved in 5G ecosystems.

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Robbie Kellman Baxter

Monetizing 5G: Five tips for CSPs from Robbie Kellman Baxter

CSPs keen to move up the value chain will need to rethink and adapt their subscription models to embrace the new opportunities of the 5G era. Baxter offers five tips.

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Neutral hosts: A route to greater 5G profitability for CSPs?

Neutral host infrastructure can help CSPs to reduce costs, free up capital, and roll out services faster. American Tower, Cellnex and SiFi Networks explain how.


LG U+ talks 5G monetization

In tech-savvy South Korea, LG U+ already has nearly four million 5G subscribers. The secret to its success? Fine-grained customer segmentation to meet specific lifestyle needs. We spoke with LG U+’s Vice President and Head of XaaS Business, Son Minseon, to talk about how her company shaped its 5G service bundles and pricing strategies.

LG U+ talks 5G monetization

Futurithmic podcasts: Masters of Monetization

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How does a CSP better monetize their huge investments? By taking a page from the playbook of the Masters of Monetization. 30-year veteran Disney executive Duncan Wardle shares his insight into how The House of Mouse achieves such a high ROI and what a mouse can teach the telecom industry about being a lion in its space.

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Masters of monetization

The Membership Economy

We hear it all the time: companies wanting to become “The Netflix” of their industry. As they look for new business opportunities, how can CSPs evaluate these new models? And how do you master monetization without losing customers? Author Robbie Kellman Baxter says that the focus needs to be on the member, not the model.

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Break boundaries and give consumers more to monetize 5G

CSPs are dipping a toe into consumer 5G monetization. Read the article to learn about the four 5G consumer monetization approaches, and how effective they are for revenue

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Unleash enterprise revenues with 5G ecosystems

By 2030, businesses will be spending $4.5 trillion per year on 5G-enabled technologies. Discover the four monetization models that CSPs can adopt to drive growth.

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Embrace the next frontier with 5G ecosystems

5G monetization requires CSPs to look to the enterprise and get comfortable playing a role within larger 5G ecosystems.

The ecosystem approach is the main, if not only, path to success in enterprise 5G for CSPs, but it’s a path that will prove challenging, and, in some cases, narrow. It will require focus and commitment, as well as a cultural, sales and channel shift.
Evan Kirchheimer
Research Vice President at Omdia

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5G Monetization

IDC technology spotlight - 5G monetization

IDC technology spotlight - 5G monetization


How to monetize with fixed broadband solutions