Kerton Group Clients


The Kerton Group's deep, vertical knowledge of the global wireless telecom industry helps us fully understand technology, market, product, and business issues for our clients. We take pride in delivering value to our clients. As our list of projects grows, so does our list of satisfied clients. We welcome the opportunity to help your company define and execute winning wireless strategies as we have done for these companies.

Carrier Clients:



#3 Fixed & Mobile Global Carrier: Telecom innovation scouting activities.


#1 Japanese Wireless Carrier: Market analysis on next generation market and technical opportunities.


#1 Korean Wireless Carrier: Business development and strategy for technology transfer of 3G (1xEVDO) network solutions, and content platforms. Some of our results are public - more here.


Incumbent Fixed Carrier in UK: Telecom market trends analysis, new product and technology introductions, and business development.


#3 GSM Carrier in France: Market research, analysis, and strategy recommendations across wireless services.

Technology & Infrastructure Clients

Mobile High-Definition Link: Business Development and Evangelism.


WiFi Offload: Messaging and marketing for telco, and OEM business segment.


Wireless Infrastructure: Repositioning, and established new marketing program.


Cross-device communication protocol: Product Marketing for launch program.


Voice and Speech DSP for mobile: Messaging and marketing for business and consumer target audiences.


Intelligent Digital Relays: Messaging, Marcom, and tradeshow projects for expansion into EU and American markets.


Indoor Location Solution: Strategic Marketing and Market Validation for enabling technology in the mobile segment.


Site Acquisition and Management Service Provider: Business Development Services.


Voice algorithm for Bluetooth: Interim VP Marketing and full marketing staff for company relaunch.


Consumer Electronics: Market research & trend analysis in the mobile telecoms industry.


Wi-Fi Chips: Marketing collateral and product launch for WLAN semiconductors for 802.11g, b, and a. Some results are public - more here.


Broadband Wireless: Product messaging and website content for UMTS TD-CDMA broadband "portable Internet" solution. Some of our results are public - more here.


Distributed Antenna Systems: Dtartup marketing strategy including website, collateral, PR, direct mail, and tradeshow campaigns


Industrial Wireless Sensors: Technology analysis and strategy for industrial sensor deployment


Network Transport Technology: Business development, strategic partnerships, and channel strategy for Korean market


Mobile Marketing: Business development and distribution projects for mobile couponing solution


Expert Witness Services: Case settled confidentially


Mobile Multimedia Technology: Content development and product strategy for wireless streaming media technology


Marketing Strategy: Startup CDMA infrastructure company


Startup Marketing: Startup IMS and FMC infastructure company.

Content and Application Clients

Consumer Telepresence Entrant: Board of Advisors work including strategy, business development, and fund raising


Social Networking Software for Viral Marketing: Strategy and business development activities to grow this early-stage mobile middleware company.


Mobile Video Optimization: Business development strategy and activities in carrier segment.


Mobile Content: Wireless content, applications, and distribution projects for,, and others.


#1 Online Auction Company: Even prior to their acquisition by Ebay, PayPal handled payment for one in four winning auctions on eBay.


Training in Mobile Payments: PayPal, the #1 provider of person-to-person and micropayments in North America has a fast growing mobile payments team.


Daily Wireless Blog: Techdirt is rated the #2 technology blog by readers. Derek Kerton is the Wireless Editor, writing on current events in wireless. Read more here.


Wireless Educational Content/Game: Market research, business plan, application development management, and distribution for new wireless product for school-age children


TV over Wi-Fi: Launch marketing program including collateral development and messaging for PVR-type TV over hotspots


PDA Application: Demand research on consumer software application for technology incubator


Contact Management Application: Market research and business development for new mobile phone application


Mobile Media Service: Provided initial introductions, meeting support, RFP preparation, and business development support for Ringback tone deal with Verizon Wireless prior to acquisition by Real Networks.


Location-Based Services: Market assessment for on-demand wireless LBS


Wi-Fi Services: Marketing, messaging, and PR for public access Wi-Fi startup
Some of our results are public - more here.

Training & Associations

Service Provider Innovation Forum: Monthly meeting of wired & wireless carriers with R&D, investment, or business development people in the San Francisco Bay Area since 2001- more here.


Telecom Council of Silicon Valley runs several meeting each month for telecom executives. We managed the organization under the leadership of the Council's Board and Steering Committees.


Autotech Council exists to help better innovation in the auto industry get to market faster. The Kerton Group engages with the Autotech management to bring it's members highly relevant discussions on what's hot in auto technology innovation.


Global UMTS TDD Alliance: Industry association dedicated to supporting the UMTS TDD Standard and the operators and vendors worldwide who use TDD. Read more here.


Telecom Content Experts: TKG provides content planning and agenda management for the membership conference of the Telecom Risk Management Association.


International Wireless Industry Consortium: Organization dedicated to facilitating communication, information, and learning among wireless and RF product OEMs and their suppliers.

Expert Services

GLG Council "Educator": Gerson Lehrman clients consult with Kerton Group analysts on topics in wireless and telecom based in their areas of research.


Expert Services: Standard & Poor's is a leading provider of financial market intelligence and the world's foremost source of indices, investment research, and risk evaluation.


Insight Community: Our analysts are available through Floor64's Insight Community and are often tapped on current topics in the telecom market.