Why Telecom Service Providers Must Become VCs

Since the financial crisis, venture capital (VC) firms have been actively investing in mobile, social, and over-the-top OTT app start-ups, while showing little interest in the core telecom networking sector.

In fact, VC support for telecom infrastructure start-ups has dropped from $796 million in 2009 to just $270 million in the 3Q 2011 to 2Q 2012 period.

According to the latest market study by Ovum, they have found reason for new optimism — but not from where you would expect it.

via Digital Lifescapes

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Principal Consultant and Founder of GeoActive Group USA - http://www.geoactivegroup.com - follow @dhdeans
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