By using this site, you agree to the IDC Privacy Policy

Eric Owen

Vice President, Telecommunications, IDC EMEA

Eric Owen has more than 20 years' experience in the global telecommunications industry. He is currently responsible for research on the European telecommunications markets. This involves the analysis of both business and residential user requirements for fixed and mobile network services in Europe. It also includes evaluation of service provider and equipment vendor strategies in meeting these user requirements in the increasingly competitive European market, assessing the impact of market liberalization, and the evaluation of new services offerings.

Owen has spent nine years with IDC during which time he has also been responsible for research and consulting services provided to IDC's Fortune 500 client base in the areas of telecommunications and computer networking in Europe. His work included such diverse projects as contributing technology assessments for input into clients' long-range information systems plans; providing product analysis in support of ongoing communications or networking procurements; preparing competitive positioning strategies for clients seeking technology advances or equity within their industry; and directly participating in clients' internal MIS conferences and planning sessions in order to provide an added level of objectivity and expertise for both IS and general management.

Prior to this Owen was a telecommunications manager for the U.K. operations of Otis Elevators. There he was responsible for managing all aspects of services and equipment used within the U.K. Earlier, Owen was the communications manager for an international division of Otis, handling the introduction of products on an international level. Before joining Otis, Owen spent several years at GEC Telecommunications, then the leading supplier of private telecommunications equipment in the U.K. Owen holds a BSc in electrical and electronic engineering.
 

IDC analysts attended ADTRAN's Connect press and analyst event on August 15 and 16, 2017, held concurrently with its customer and partner conference at ADTRAN's headquarters in Huntsville, Alabama. ADTRAN revealed significant progress in mo...
Market Analysis Perspective: Worldwide Telecommunications Services, 2017

Sep 2017 - Market Analysis Perspective - Doc # US43075317

by: Courtney MunroeEric OwenAmy Lind

This IDC Market Analysis Perspective (MAP) provides a view of the global telecommunications market. The presentation is designed to provide clients the opportunity to engage with IDC's communications services analysts on the key issues impa...
This Market Note provides IDC's highlights from Orange Business Services' analyst days on July 11 and 12. In several plenary and breakout sessions, senior executives provided an update on its view of the market, strategy, and portfolio.
More results