Our global TMT team covers all aspects of Telecoms, Media, and Technology – regularly collaborating internationally for our corporate, investor and financing clients.
- Our Media Entertainment and Consumer Internet team knows media and entertainment inside out, with operating experience right across our team. Our clients include some of the world's biggest media and entertainment brands in areas including television, broadcast and production, book, newspaper and magazine publishing. They tell us they like our passion, the way we talk their language and work with them hand-in-hand.
- Our Business Information Services & Media team has a strong track record working with corporate and investors globally on all areas of business media – from publications to data, conferences, networks, and education and training.
- Communications & Technology - We bring deep commercial and financial insight to a fast-changing sector, where we are widely recognised as a leading advisor to vendors and investors on the strategic, operational and M&A issues they face.
Our experience covers all areas from devising long term, sustainable strategies to delivering value and turnaround at a business level. We are renowned for our highly analytical but pragmatic approach to working with our clients.
We live and breathe TMT issues, working across fast-changing and re-combining domains around the world
The sales force conundrum
Getting sales right is a strategic priority for B2B information companies. Their unique combination of high fixed costs and extremely low truly variable costs means that every new customer win, and every further sale to an existing customer, flows straight to the bottom line
Classifieds 3.0: The reinvention phase
For classifieds, the ‘booming 2010s’ were a time of extraordinary expansion. However, as monetization has reached a natural ceiling, tailwinds have begun to evaporate in developed markets
The OC&C Digital Media Index: Poles apart
Fake news, Twitter bots, and the Great Divide. Boomers, Millennials, and Gen Z. Polarisation remains the core topic of the news world in 2019 as the political landscape remains fractured
The OC&C Digital Media Index - Online TV in 2019: Netflix on top but under attack
Netflix has kept its place at the top of our online TV index, winning across multiple genres and age groups. But being the rising star makes you a target
Journey to the centre
Some international media businesses are shifting senior management and front-office roles away from London and back to their central HQs – and Brexit is accelerating this trend
Many of the best vertical software businesses make money with a well-established playbook: pick leading market positions and must-have products, drive pricing, up-sell and cross-sell; make the right bolt-on acquisitions to fill out the vertical
Impact of Android within the overall Turkish economy
As in many other markets, Android has played a key role in the creation of a rich Mobile Internet Ecosystem in Turkey
To platform or not to platform
As TV viewing behaviour continues to change at pace, and a new generation of platforms emerges, TV players face important choices to keep hold of their audiences and remain relevant
Up close & personal
OC&C's latest research piece is informed by-depth interviews with over 100 CMOs and senior marketing executives from a range of industry sectors across UK, the USA, China and continental Europe
Is content king after all?
With the next wave of platform-based digital disruption imminent for the media industry, we examine the pattern of platform insurgence, the likely impacts on brands and how traditional news businesses should respond
Organising for value
'Telematics' - capturing and transmitting real-time operational data from business operations - includes everything from basic vehicle tracking solutions to complex fleet management systems (FMS), including insurance, optimisation and driver/operator performance management
Friend or foe
In Autumn 2014, OC&C conducted research focused on the use of 3rd party open video platforms by 'professional' TV players (e.g. broadcasters and content producers)
Teaching the world
With increasing globalisation, digitalisation and a burgeoning middle class in former developing countries, students the world over are increasingly considering studying abroad
With sponsorship levels within sport having surpassed $30bn worldwide, and premier sporting competitions only growing in attractiveness to sponsors, sports sponsorship will continue its strong growth
Why have U.S. K-12 materials been so slow to "go digital"?
Investors and corporate managers are growing old while waiting for education markets to “go digital”. Other information businesses have made the transition, many over a decade ago