Kester Mann

Kester Mann, Principal Analyst, Operators

Kester is our network operator specialist. When he's not assessing the latest telco trends, Kester is a keen sportsman and has completed several marathons.

Kester has more than 15 years' experience in the mobile industry and holds the position of principal analyst for network operators. He is an informed commentator on mobile operator strategy, European markets, telecom M&A, 4G and 5G networks and regulation. He is frequently quoted in industry publications and national media. Kester joined CCS Insight in 2010 from Nokia, where he held the position of market analyst, specialising in mobile operator intelligence and device forecasting. He was previously a senior research analyst with Informa Telecoms and Media.

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@NetgemUK Many thanks for the invitation! Unfortunately I won't be able to join, but wish you good luck at the launch!
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@jlesaicherre @myrstad Correct. It’s mainly the consumer app used for work purposes.
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@salesforce buyers may still come from sales/Service LOB, but increasing shift to seeing sales / Service Cloud as t… https://t.co/o1Aum8tNS4
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RT @CCSInsight: Completion of the specification for standalone #5G is a major milestone, but the mobile industry must temper expectations:…
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@anshelsag Did you leave the Master AI on or off?
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