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The GTB Power100 for 2010

30 September 2010

Global Telecoms Business publishes its annual list of the 100 most powerful executives in the telecoms industry

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The list of 100 people in the third Global Telecoms Business Power100 shows the tensions that are keeping this industry vibrant, dynamic and ever-changing.
There are representatives of the over-the-top content providers that are challenging the industry’s business plans, and of the associations that service providers are using to regain market share.
Emerging markets are represented more strongly than ever before, with high rankings for executives whose businesses are delivering communications to South America, Africa, India and elsewhere. Leaders of two of the industry’s major organisations, the International Telecommunication Union and the GSM Association, come highly in the rankings: both are responsible for major initiatives to boost connectivity around the world.

There are some interesting new names in the list — names of people who have only recently moved into senior positions in the industry’s significant companies. The strategies they evolve over the next few months will in...