Convergence evolution: The case for fixed/mobile convergence in flux
9 May 2022
Whilst we remain sceptical of the churn reduction benefits of fixed/mobile convergence, the pandemic and a more astute approach from the operators is enhancing the case for it in the UK.
Creating the impression of a giveaway whilst minimizing the effective discount is key, as is extracting any loyalty and cost benefits.
Even if well executed, any upsides are likely to be modest. Operators are right to keep discounts to a minimum and to avoid M&A premia predicated on fixed/mobile convergence synergies.