International consulting firm, Oxford Analytica (www.oxan.com) based in Oxford University and draws on a network of over 1,000 senior faculty members at Oxford and other major universities and research institutions around the world reported on Lirneasia’s “Telecoms on a Shoestrings” survey outcomes in its Asia-Pacific Daily Briefs on April 18th.
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The report, South /Southeast Asia: Region Set for Telecoms Growth, highlighted the findings of LIRNEasia‘s survey of Teleuse at the Bottom of the Pyramid in India, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, and Thailand. It emphasised the huge market potential of the BOP in developing countries, though the need for telcos to come up with applicable business models for this huge and untapped market segment