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Georgia Jordan - Analyst Profile

Industry Analyst
Frost & Sullivan
Information & Communication Technologies

Summary

Functional Expertise

Experience as journalist and research analyst. Particular expertise in:
-Conducting research and analyses
-Contacting primary sources
-Macro market analysis


Industry Expertise

Academic and journalism experience researching communications and telecoms. Special focus on:

-Mobile telephony, broadband and equipment (4G, M2M, WiFi offloading, smartphones and operational systems)
-Satellite communications
-Brazilian telecoms regulations and Internet governance
-Alternative media and social media
-PayTV and content markets (over-the-top services)
-Nipo-Brazilian Digital Television Standard


What I bring to the Team

Experience in academic research
Industry contacts and connections
Analytical view of trends in the telecoms market


Career Highlights

São Paulo-based correspondent at specialized telecoms news website Telesíntese.com
Previous related experience at Reuters’ domestic news wire service, equities and technology coverage


Education

Bilingual International Baccalaureate Diploma from St. Paul’s School, São Paulo, Brazil
Bachelors degree in Communications—Journalism from Pontifícia Universidade Católica – São Paulo, Brazil
Economic and financial journalism trainee course at Valor Econômico newspaper, São Paulo, Brazil


Recent items from Georgia Jordan

Growth Opportunities for Telecom Service Providers
This Frost & Sullivan research service on the Mexican M2M market provides detailed market forecasts for lines in service, revenues and price trends, drivers and restraints, and the main industry challenges analyzing the need for vertical-focused solutions. The Machine-to-Machine (M2M) market is poised to grow rapidly until 2022 in Mexico. With high mobile penetration, Mexican carriers are turning their attention to M2M as a new revenue source with significant potential. Traditional mobile operators are implementing strategies aimed at both capturing emerging M2M deals and positioning their offerings to attract future growth opportunities. The research service also provides competitive analyses of participants from 2016 to 2022. As enormous potential of M2M lies in its manifold uses, the research service covers the four top verticals in the Mexican M2M market. These are: • Transport and logistics • Banking and finance • Energy and utilities • Industry Additionally, the study provides lines in service and revenue forecasts and highlights the market trends for each vertical. In this market research, Frost & Sullivan's expert analysts examine the M2M value chain, market distribution channels, and its main three models, among others. M2M taxonomy is analyzed, divided in the key verticals for both types of end users: consumers and enterprises. The main adoption trends for these verticals are discussed, including smartphones and tablets, connected vehicles, wearables, connected health and connected home, in the case of key consumer verticals. As for the key enterprise verticals, the main trends are described for transport, automotive, retail, energy, utilities, industry, banking and finance, government, and healthcare. Additionally, the research service describes the main growth opportunities for companies in the ICT industry, as participants in the evolving ecosystem will become an integral part of the IoT value chain. This includes telecommunication service providers, hardware and software vendors, mobile applications developers, platform and technologies integrators, providers of equipment and machinery, and chipset vendors. As wireless communication infrastructures, service providers, and data management and analytics hardware and software providers are poised to lead the ICT innovation ecosystem in Latin America, strategic imperatives for success and growth are explained. This analysis presents some of the trends that Frost & Sullivan believes will shape, grow, and have great relevance within the M2M industry in Mexico. The study looks at the Mexican M2M market from the perspective of telecom operators that provide connectivity and M2M platforms for services such as managed services. As a conclusion, the research service identifies the opportunities for growth and makes recommendations on call to action.
Published: Aug 02 2017 Market Research
Published in Nearshore Americas, on September 13th 2016 Having reached 11.9 million accesses in June 2016, Brazil is by far Latin America’s largest machine-to-machine (M2M) communications market. However, it isn’t necessarily the region’s most advanced market in terms of applications, compared to other countries where M2M adoption is a more recent...
15 Sep 2016 Blog post
Operators Striving to Substitute Voice and Interconnection Revenues with Data and VAS
This research service analyzes the Latin American mobile services market, and it examines the industry landscape, country market facts, drivers and restraints, trends and forecasts, and regulatory issues. The market is divided into six country segments, which includes Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru. Further, an in-depth analysis of the competitive situation, including the market shares of mobile operators for both the Latin American market and across the individual country segmentations, has been provided. The base year for this research service is 2015 and forecasts are provided through 2021.
Published: Jul 01 2016 Market Research
Wireless Carriers Ride out Maturity in Point of Sale (PoS) and Fleet Management Segments with New Applications and Value Added Services
This Frost & Sullivan research service on the Brazilian cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) market provides detailed market forecasts, drivers and restraints, as well as competitive analyses of participants from 2015 to 2021. It covers the top verticals in the Brazilian M2M market including finance, such as card payment point-of-sale (PoS) terminals; automotive, such as fleet management, telematics, and connected car services; and utilities, including electricity smart metering. Additionally, it provides lines in service (LIS) forecasts and market trends for each vertical.
Published: May 11 2016 Market Research
Published in O Estado de São Paulo newspaper, tablet edition, on February 22nd 2014 (acompanying analysis to news of Facebook's acquisition of WhatsApp) Para o Facebook, o futuro é móvel. A empresa já deu indícios dessa visão antes, com a compra do Instagram em 2012 e a tentativa de aquisição do Snapchat no início deste ano, além de boa parte das...
09 Apr 2015 Blog post
Published in O Estado de São Paulo newspaper, tablet edition, on May 5th 2014 (acompanying analysis to news article) Os dados divulgados pela UIT nesta segunda-feira confirmam uma tendência já de longa-data dos mercados de telecomunicações: a crescente substituição dos telefones fixos pelos celulares, e o aumento expansivo da penetração destes, qu...
22 Oct 2014 Blog post
Operators are Looking to Substitute Voice and Interconnection Revenue with Data and VAS
This research service analyzes the Latin American mobile services market, and examines the industry landscape, country market facts, drivers and restraints, trends and forecasts, and regulatory issues. The market is divided into 6 country segments, namely, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru. Further, an in-depth analysis of the competitive situation, including mobile operators' market shares for both the Latin American market and across the individual country segmentations, has been provided. The base year is 2013, with forecasts running through 2019.
Published: Jul 24 2014 Market Research
Markets Slow Growth Rate as Carriers Look to Increase Profitability with Stricter Churn Policies
This research service covers the Latin American mobile services market. It examines the industry landscape, country market facts, drivers and restraints for growth, trends and forecasts, as well as regulatory issues for the region. The market is further divided into six country segments, which include Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru. In addition, an in-depth analysis of the competitive situation is given, including mobile operators' market shares for both the Latin American market and across individual country segments. The base year is 2012 with forecasts running up to 2018.
Published: Apr 30 2014 Market Research
Mobile Broadband Growth Pushes Carriers to Offloading Strategies while ISPs Look to Add Value to Fixed Broadband Offers
This research service focuses on analyzing the deployment of public Wi-Fi networks by Brazilian wireless operators. The key focus areas of the research are as follows: the main trends for carrier Wi-Fi deployment, hotspot market shares and forecasts, and public Wi-Fi business models. The study provides quantitative information for the base year 2012 and forecasts for the period from 2013 to 2018.
Published: Jan 10 2014 Market Insights
Published: Oct 25 2013 Best Practices
Carriers Scramble to Upgrade Networks and Prepare for Fixed–Mobile Convergence and Multi-Play Offers
This research service covers the state of the Latin American mobile services market. It examines the industry landscape, country market facts, drivers and restraints for growth, trends and forecasts, as well as regulatory issues for the region. The market is further divided into six country segments, which include Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Mexico and Venezuela. In addition, an in-depth analysis of the competitive situation is given, including mobile operators' market shares for both the Latin American market and across individual country segments. The base year is 2012 with forecasts running up to 2018.
Published: Oct 09 2013 Market Research
Published in Via Satellite Magazine Latin America Edition August 2013 Last year we spoke of the promise – and difficulties – of Ka-band in Latin America. Now, we see the technology start to become a reality, with the region’s first Ka-band payload now in operation. The nine spot beams on Hispamar’s Amazonas 3, directed at Latin America’s largest c...
12 Sep 2013 Blog post
Published in Via Satellite Magazine April 2013 While operators lose subscribers in the United States, telcos in Latin America have taken advantage of the delay in Over-The-Top (OTT) services launching locally to embrace the over-the-top business model as their own. The rise of over-the-top content services such as Netflix has been hailed around t...
12 Sep 2013 Blog post
Published in RCR Wireless' Analyst Angle column, October 2012 Mobile broadband is still a growing market in Brazil, led by Vivo with its wide HSPA+ coverage (84.8% of the population) for modem use and on the handset side, by TIM’s aggressive pay-per-day-used offers, helping the carrier establish its leadership among prepaid users, which represent...
12 Sep 2013 Blog post
Published in Via Satellite Magazine Latin America Edition June 2012 With economic crisis in the saturated European and North American markets, satellite operators are now turning to emerging markets with limited infrastructure and growing demand for communications services for new growth oppor tunities. Latin America is an obvious choice with its...
12 Sep 2013 Blog post
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