Ovum, a technology, telecommunications and e-commerce analysis and consulting firm, has said that its telecommunication and IT industry data is available on the Bloomberg Professional service. The data is accessible to Bloomberg’s more than 310,000 subscribers through the Bloomberg Industries platform, the first and only portal to offer interactive, continuously updated industry research and data.
Ovum provides Bloomberg Industries with a cross-section of its historical and forecast telecommunications industry data including revenue, connection, shipment and capital expenditure levels. The data, covering mobile, fixed-line services and mobile devices, can be broken down globally and regionally. Ovum also provides select information and communications technology (ICT) data from its ICT Opportunity Profiler, an industry tool that enables companies to identify new growth prospects within the IT services sector, and details ICT spending, service contract renewals and potential ICT investments.
“More than ever, financial analysts and portfolio managers need consistent and accurate insight into the telecommunication and IT industries,” said John Lively, Ovum’s chief forecaster. “Ovum’s team of analysts have many decades of industry experience, which combined with our industry-leading quality process has made Ovum the most trusted name in market data for the ICT industry.”
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