Shortening product life cycle and accelerating development of new services creates a constant need for development of both products and network capacity. Competition is fierce, and the need for efficiency is high. Consultants are widely used to get products and services to the market faster, to strengthen skills and efficiency.
Telecom operators are facing tough competition from new players. The countermeasure is to strive for greater efficiency while offering new services, such as operating corporate customers' data centers.