Network Transformation 1.0

The Problem

A leading Tier 1 US-based Cable Operator wanted to analyze multiple network strategies and investments to meet the changing competitive offerings, utilize the latest technological developments, and meet exponentially growing customer demand.

DTS Approach

  • Developed a network transformation framework
    • Classify the infrastructure into a stack of five elements
    • Group the last 10 years of company finances into stacks
    • Align growth needs with the technology capabilities
    • Evaluate the spend projections from other Cable Operators
    • Project the required spend levels for each stack element
  • Engaged Engineering, Product and Financial teams to understand issues
  • Assisted the Engineering team to create a 5-year transformation strategy
  • Prepared relevant financial and capacity planning models
  • Fostered multiple discussions with the leadership team on the strategies
  • Developed presentations to convince the board for incremental investment

Client Benefits

  • The board of directors of the company approved an incremental multi-billion dollar strategic network infrastructure investment for the next five years.
  • The client successfully created a network transformation strategy that will be implemented in the following 10+ years.
  • The client created and mobilized a plan for multiple non-regrettable investment initiatives that meet their growth plans.