Download the FOCUS Carrier-Focused Telecom Technology Quarterly: Fall 2014 Report

FOCUS Carrier Focused Telecom Technology QuarterlyWhile FOCUS’ Carrier-Focused Telecom Technology Index (CFTTI) was able to show a slight gain of 0.6% in this most recent three month period, it significantly underperformed both the S&P 500 (gain of 4.1%) and the NASDAQ (gain of 8.0%). Five of the seven sub sectors in the CFTTI had gains for the period, but only one (Broadband Wireless) outperformed the broader indices. Year-over-year the CFTTI is sitting on a gain of more than 14%, although even with this strong uptick, the sector still trails the broader indices by a wide margin…

M&A activity in the Carrier Focused Telecom Technology sector picked up significantly in terms of announced transactions. This period saw 20 announced transactions, nearly double what we saw in the Summer reporting period. However, the pickup in activity was not broad-based, with a lone sub sector (OSS/BSS Software) singlehandedly responsible for the increase. In fact, four of our seven sub sectors did not see any M&A activity at all this reporting period…

Download here: FOCUS Telecom Technology and Services Group's Carrier-Focused Telecom Technology Quarterly - Fall 2014 Report, Vol. 4, No. 4.