Analysys Mason Acquires Telecommunications and Media Consultancy Redbox

Analysys Mason Acquires Telecommunications and Media Consultancy Redbox

LONDON, UK – Analysys Mason Group, the world’s largest specialist adviser to the telecoms, ICT and digital media industry, has acquired Redbox Consulting Services Limited (Redbox), a telecommunications and media consultancy delivering expertise and advice to fixed and mobile operators, mobile virtual network operators MVNOs, media companies and vendors.

Redbox assists clients develop, execute and manage operational strategies. The company works across organisational functions to deliver significant uplifts in top-line performance through its core service propositions, which include: strategic business planning, market entry strategy, MVNO implementation, distribution strategy and sales process optimisation.

In addition, Redbox also delivers bespoke benchmarking and research, which enables clients to make robust and pragmatic business decisions based on reliable market intelligence. Redbox’s extensive portfolio of global clients includes leading players such as BT, Vodafone, Optus, Etisalat, Tiscali, Ericsson, and ONO.

The acquisition of Redbox is an important step in Analysys Mason’s strategy to strengthen its leading position as strategic and operational adviser to the telecoms and digital media industry. Redbox will bring a strong team of consultants that will be integrated into the company’s existing Operations Group – increasing the depth of service Analysys Mason delivers to its global client base. Arun Dehiri, Managing Director of Redbox, will take on the role of Director at Analysys Mason, leading one of the Group’s key practices. Redbox’s Mike Greening will also join the Group, taking on the role of Associate Director within the same practice.

Commenting on the acquisition, Simon Jones, CEO of Analysys Mason Group said, “The experience and expertise of Redbox spans the globe and its experts have worked with operators across Europe, the Asia–Pacific region and the US. The acquisition will undoubtedly bring further depth and scale to Analysys Mason’s global operations.”

Arun Dehiri adds, “Throughout Redbox’s four-year history, the company has succeeded in delivering significant benefits to its clients, both in taking advantage of new business opportunities and in growing top-line performance. We are delighted to become part of Analysys Mason – an organisation that has had such an influence on the development of key sectors of the industry, and built a respected brand that continues to deliver high quality advice to its clients.”
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