Group Vice President and Consulting Partner, Worldwide Telecommunications
Mark A. Winther is Group Vice President and Consulting Partner of Worldwide Telecommunications at IDC. In this role, Mr. Winther leads the Global Telecom Consulting practice at IDC. This helps clients meet their planning, business, and market intelligence needs. His global consulting team leverages the knowledge assets of more than 150 communications analysts worldwide to effectively develop solutions and services that global clients require. Projects delivered by the telecommunications consulting practice cover M2M and mobile enterprise applications, VOIP and Unified Communications, Asian mobile data demand, SDN, NFV and next generation infrastructures, global service provider benchmarking, small business churn causes, and data center sourcing models.
Prior to his role in consulting Mr. Winther managed IDC’s syndicated research services for telecommunications. This covered IP convergence, mobile broadband, mobility applications, advanced voice and converged services, residential broadband and fiber markets.
Mr. Winther is the founding producer of IDC’s GTI - Global Telecom Indicators, a continuously updated database of revenues, financials and operational statistics for over 550 telecom, cable TV and satellite TV operators worldwide. Enabling operator performance cross comparisons by geography, market segment, and product offers, IDC GTI is a one-stop-shop for understanding the $1.4 trillion telecommunications industry.
Mr. Winther is a frequent speaker at industry events worldwide such as Capacity Asia, Mobile World Congress, Oracle Open World, Policy Control Forum; and at private client events .
Mr. Winther joined the International Data Group family in 1984 when he joined LINK Resources Corp. LINK Resources was fully merged into IDC in 1993. Prior to joining IDG, Mr. Winther served as managing editor at QV Publishing Inc., a major publisher of newsletters and market research reports on new media markets.
2013 Telecom and Cable Service Provider M&A Analysis
Courtney Munroe, Mark Winther, Ragupathy Vellappa, Venkatesh Mahale
Feb 2014 - Doc # 246779 Insight
This IDC Insight provides an overview and analysis of telecom and cable service provider network M&A deals disclosed in 2013. This document is limited to M&A deals in which the purchasing company would take operational control in the res ...purchase document
Global Operator Capital Spending, Fueled by Fiber-Optic Broadband and LTE Wireless Infrastructure, Is on the Rise
Mark Winther, Venkatesh Mahale, Ragupathy Vellappa
Dec 2013 - Doc # 245310 Industry Development and Models
This IDC study analyzes the global telecommunications market for the first six months of 2013. There is some cheer for network equipment vendors after the disastrous 2012. Network operators worldwide are investing heavily in 4G LTE servi ...purchase document
|Global Telecommunications - On the Rebound in 2013|
|April 25, 2013|