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Qrius: When oligopolies confuse consumers, beware the rise of confusopoly

A study on the UK mobile telecommunications market before the introduction of 4G services co-authored by Dr Christos Genakos, Professor of Economics at Cambridge Judge Business School,  is featured in Qrius. The study found that “mobile operators decreased the transparency…

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Expressing their opinion

Two Cambridge MBA students, Charles Heller and Paiak Vaid, have letters to the editor published in the Financial Times newspaper less than a week apart, on mobile infrastructure and tech hubs. Charles Heller (MBA 2018) Two current MBA students at…

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Mobile consolidation

Paper co-authored by Dr Christos Genakos of Cambridge Judge is nominated as best article in the Antitrust Writing Awards. Dr Christos Genakos A research paper on mobile phone consolidation co-authored by Dr Christos Genakos, University Senior Lecturer in Economics at…

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2018 News: Mobile consolidation.

Mobile telecoms consolidation

Consolidation in mobile telecommunications leads to higher consumer prices but also higher investment per mobile operator, finds study based on 33 OECD countries over a 12-year period. Consolidation among mobile telecoms operators is an issue that has vexed regulators in…

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Mobile technology – friend or foe?

Arman Moussavi, a current MBA student at Cambridge Judge Business School, gave a TEDx Oxbridge talk on 21 May about mobile technology – cautioning listeners not to be too shackled to their convenient little computers. Arman studied electrical engineering at…

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Venturing forth: Goshawk Communications

Anyone who has tried to hold a mobile phone conversation on a noisy train knows how frustrating it can be when the other person's voice fades in and out, or there is static, or words seem mumbled due to poor…

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Accelerator pitch: Rael Cline of MediaGamma

Can you pitch your genius business idea in the time it takes to get from the ground floor to the C-suite? MediaGamma's Rael Cline (an alumnus of the Cambridge MFin), on Cambridge Judge Business School's Accelerate programme, gives it a…

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Building communities meets big data. Learn how waze has revolutionised navigation.

When President Obama visited Israel, the Israeli police plan for traffic disruptions using mobile phone app waze. This was an amazing accomplishment for a company that relies on its community of users to update and share real-time traffic information. Learn…

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The International News: Mobile operators expanding financial outreach: Dr Loch

Dr Christoph H Loch, director at Cambridge Judge Business School, finds innovative the creation of branchless banking business in Pakistan by mobile phone operators, saying it is helping banks in advancing services and their reach to public..." Read the full…

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Upwardly mobile

Dr Michael Barrett has been finding out how one mobile phone service called "MPESA", which is linking people in Kenya to financial services, has become a "phenomenally successful" business unit within Vodafone. It all began as a CSR project.…

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