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A Study of Open Innovation in Telecommunication Services: A Review of Literature & Trends

A Study of Open Innovation in Telecommunication Services: A Review of Literature & Trends

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Electronic copy available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2031639
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A Study of Open Innovation inTelecommunication Services: A Review of Literature & Trends
Sriram Birudavolu*Biswajit Nag**
Abstract
This paper examines the trends, the research and studies done globally on openinnovation and open business models in the field of Telecommunication Services.These include value added services pertaining to communications, online, weband media, mobile, triple/quad play, etc. on both consumer and enterprise side.In the face of severe competition, and commoditization, the current traditionalTelco business models and services like Voice and Broadband are losing valuerapidly causing the ARPUs of Telcos to drop, leading to a crisis in the Telecomindustry. New business models based on Open Innovation & Open BusinessModels can help the Telcos survive and thrive through transformation.
Keywords:
 
Telecommunication, Open sourcing and innovation, technologicalchange
 
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Doctoral Candidate, Oracle India Private Ltd, E-mail:Sriram.Birudavolu@oracle.com 
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Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Delhi Campus, IIFT Bhawan, B-21, Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi-110016, India. E-mail:Biswajit.Nag@iift.ac.in
 
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