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About Nextwave Wireless Inc.
NextWave Wireless Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops, produces, and markets mobile multimedia and consumer electronic connectivity product solutions.
The companys operations have been focused on two segments: Multimedia, consisting of the operations of its subsidiary PacketVideo Corporation (PacketVideo or PV) and Strategic Initiatives, focused on the management of its wireless spectrum interests.
PacketVideo supplies multimedia software and services to the network operators and wireless handset manufacturers. These companies in turn use PacketVideos platform to offer music and video services on mobile handsets, under their own brands. PacketVideos software is compatible with all network technologies including CDMA, GSM, WiMAX, LTE and WCDMA.
PacketVideos OpenCORE platform provides multimedia software capabilities for the OHAs Android operating system.
PacketVideo offers software products for use on PCs, consumer electronics and other devices in the home.
The TwonkyMedia suite of products provide for content search, discovery, organization and content delivery/sharing among consumer electronics products connected to an Internet Protocol-based network. This platform is designed to provide an user experience by responding to user preferences based on content type and content storage location. In addition, PacketVideos patented Digital Rights Management (DRM) solutions, in use by wireless carriers, represent an enabler of digital media convergence by preventing the unauthorized access or duplication of multimedia content used or shared by PacketVideo-enabled devices. Additionally, PacketVideo is a supplier of Microsoft DRM technologies for the wireless market.
In July 2009, a subsidiary of DOCOMO purchased a 35% non controlling interest in its PacketVideo subsidiary. Pursuant to the definitive agreements, DOCOMO was granted certain rights in the event of transfers of PacketVideo stock or assets.
PV Products and Technologies
PacketVideo is a provider of multimedia software and services. PacketVideos software transforms a mobile phone or other mobile device into a multimedia device that allows people to stream, download, and play video and music, receive live TV, or engage in two way video telephony.
CORE Multimedia Framework: PacketVideos CORE software product offers the playback of video and music in millions of mobile phone handsets worldwide. The PacketVideo multimedia framework is an embedded client with options to enable the downloading, streaming, and playback of content files based on all media formats. CORE codec modules include WMA 9/10/Pro, WMV 9, AAC, HE-AAC, HE-AAC V2, AVC/H.264, MPEG-4, Real Audio, Real Video, MP3, MP3 PRO, AMR and WB-AMR.
OpenCORE Open-sourced Multimedia Sub-system: PacketVideo is a member of the Open Handset Alliance, an initiative led by Google to create a mobile handset platform called Android.
TwonkyMedia: TwonkyMedia is a family of customizable software products that auto-detect and link devices through the home, allowing end-users to share and have various forms of mobile-multimedia content on the devices of their choice.
PacketVideo Mobile TV Solutions: PacketVideos mobile TV solutions enable mobile broadcast TV. Features include live streaming TV, VOD, multimedia codecs, picture-in-picture, personal video recorder, fast channel changing, and support for PacketVideos own or third-party electronic service guides.
PacketVideo DRM Solutions: A mobile implementation of content protection and business rules for commercial media consumption. DRM types supported include Windows Media DRM, OMA 1.0 and 2.0, and DTCP-IP.
MediaFusion Server-Client Solution: MediaFusion is a platform that unites disparate media services on the back end and presents a unified user interface on the device.
PV Sales and Marketing: PacketVideo marketing activities focus on the wireless industry. PVs partnerships span throughout North America, Europe, and parts of Asia.
Competition: The primary competitors for the companys multimedia software products are the OEM handset manufacturers, such as Nokia, Samsung, LG, Sony Ericsson, Motorola, Apple, RIM, HTC, Palm and others. In addition to the handset manufacturers, companies compete with PacketVideo at various product levels, including Adobe, Apple, Microsoft, MobiTV, QuickPlay, Real Networks and Rovi, offering software products and services that directly or indirectly compete with PacketVideo.
Strategic Initiatives segment
The companys Strategic Initiatives business segment is engaged in the management of its global wireless spectrum holdings. The companys total domestic spectrum holdings consist of approximately 10 billion MHz POPs covering approximately 215.9 million total POPs, with 106.9 million POPs covered by 20 MHz or more of spectrum, and an additional 90.6 million POPs covered by approximately 10 MHz of spectrum.
The companys domestic spectrum resides in the 2.3 GHz Wireless Communication Services (WCS), 2.5 GHz Broadband Radio Service (BRS)/Educational Broadband Service (EBS), and 1.7/2.1 GHz Advanced Wireless Service (AWS) bands and offers propagation and other characteristics suitable to support mobile broadband services.
The companys international spectrum holdings include nationwide 3.5 GHz licenses in Slovakia and Switzerland; a nationwide 2.0 GHz license in Norway; 2.3 GHz licenses in Canada; and 2.5 GHz licenses in Argentina and Chile, covering 145 million POPs.
PVs customers include mobile handset and wireless service providers worldwide, including Cisco, Linksys, Motorola, Nokia, NTT DOCOMO, Inc. (DOCOMO), Rogers Wireless, Orange, Panasonic, Samsung, Sharp, Sony Ericsson, TeliaSonera, and Verizon Wireless.
During 2009, the company completed the sale of certain of its owned AWS spectrum licenses in the United States to third parties.
NextWave Wireless Inc. was founded in 1996.
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1. NEXTWAVE WIRELESS INC. COMPANY PROFILE
1.1. Key facts
1.2. Financial Performance
1.3. Key Executives
1.4. Ownership and Major Holders
1.5. Company History
2. NEXTWAVE WIRELESS INC. BUSINESS OVERVIEW
2.1. Business Description
2.2. Major Products and Services
2.3. Markets and Sales Activities
2.4. Locations, Subsidiaries, Operating Units
3. NEXTWAVE WIRELESS INC. SWOT ANALYSIS
4. NEXTWAVE WIRELESS INC. FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
4.1. Financial Statements
4.1.1. Income Statement
4.1.2. Balance Sheet
4.1.3. Cash Flow
4.2. Financial Ratios
4.2.2. Margin Analysis
4.2.3. Asset Turnover
4.2.4. Credit Ratios
4.2.5. Long-Term Solvency
4.2.6. Growth Over Prior Year
4.2.7. Financial Ratios Charts
4.3. Stock Market Snapshot
5. NEXTWAVE WIRELESS INC. COMPETITORS AND INDUSTRY ANALYSIS
5.1. Nextwave Wireless Inc. Direct Competitors
5.2. Comparison of Nextwave Wireless Inc. and Direct Competitors Financial Ratios
5.3. Comparison of Nextwave Wireless Inc. and Direct Competitors Stock Charts
5.4. Nextwave Wireless Inc. Industry Analysis
5.4.1. Software and Technology Services Industry Snapshot
5.4.2. Nextwave Wireless Inc. Industry Position Analysis
6. NEXTWAVE WIRELESS INC. NEWS & EVENTS
6.1. News & PR Activity Analysis
6.2. IR Corporate News
6.3. Marketing News
6.4. Corporate Events
7. NEXTWAVE WIRELESS INC. EXPERTS REVIEW1
7.1. Experts Opinion
7.2. Experts Estimates
8. NEXTWAVE WIRELESS INC. ENHANCED SWOT ANALYSIS2
9. UNITED STATES PESTEL ANALYSIS2
9.1. Political Factors
9.2. Economic Factors
9.3. Social Factors
9.4. Technological Factors
9.5. Environmental Factors
9.6. Legal Factors
10. NEXTWAVE WIRELESS INC. IFE, EFE, IE MATRICES2
10.1. Internal Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.2. External Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.3. Internal External Matrix
11. NEXTWAVE WIRELESS INC. PORTER FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS2
12. NEXTWAVE WIRELESS INC. VRIO ANALYSIS2
APPENDIX: RATIO DEFINITIONS
LIST OF TABLES
Nextwave Wireless Inc. Key Facts
Income Statement Key Figures
Balance Sheet Key Figures
Cash Flow Statement Key Figures
Financial Performance Abbreviation Guide
Nextwave Wireless Inc. Key Executives
Key Executives Biographies1
Key Executives Compensations1
Nextwave Wireless Inc. Major Shareholders
Nextwave Wireless Inc. History
Nextwave Wireless Inc. Products
Revenues by Segment
Revenues by Region
Nextwave Wireless Inc. Offices and Representations
Nextwave Wireless Inc. SWOT Analysis
Yearly Income Statement Including Trends
Income Statement Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Yearly Balance Sheet Including Trends
Balance Sheet Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Yearly Cash Flow Including Trends
Cash Flow Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Nextwave Wireless Inc. Profitability Ratios
Margin Analysis Ratios
Asset Turnover Ratios
Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Financial Ratios Growth Over Prior Year
Nextwave Wireless Inc. Capital Market Snapshot
Nextwave Wireless Inc. Direct Competitors Key Facts
Direct Competitors Profitability Ratios
Direct Competitors Margin Analysis Ratios
Direct Competitors Asset Turnover Ratios
Direct Competitors Credit Ratios
Direct Competitors Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Software and Technology Services Industry Statistics
Nextwave Wireless Inc. Industry Position
Company vs. Industry Income Statement Analysis
Company vs. Industry Balance Sheet Analysis
Company vs. Industry Cash Flow Analysis
Company vs. Industry Ratios Comparison
Nextwave Wireless Inc. Consensus Recommendations1
Analyst Recommendation Summary1
Price Target Summary1
Experts Recommendation Trends1
Revenue Estimates Analysis1
Earnings Estimates Analysis1
Revenue Estimates Trend1
Earnings Estimates Trend1
LIST OF FIGURES
Nextwave Wireless Inc. Annual Revenues in Comparison with Cost of Goods Sold and Gross Profit
Profit Margin Chart
Operating Margin Chart
Return on Equity (ROE) Chart
Return on Assets (ROA) Chart
Debt to Equity Chart
Current Ratio Chart
Nextwave Wireless Inc. 1-year Stock Charts
Nextwave Wireless Inc. 5-year Stock Charts
Nextwave Wireless Inc. vs. Main Indexes 1-year Stock Chart
Nextwave Wireless Inc. vs. Direct Competitors 1-year Stock Charts
Nextwave Wireless Inc. Article Density Chart
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SWOT, which stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats, is an analytical framework that identifies the internal and external factors that are favorable and unfavorable for a company.
Enhanced SWOT Analysis
Enhanced SWOT is a 3×3 grid that arranges strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats into one scheme:
- How to use the strengths to take advantage of the opportunities?
- How to use the strengths to reduce likelihood and impact of the threats?
- How to overcome the weaknesses that obstruct taking advantage of the opportunities?
- How to overcome the weaknesses that can make the threats a reality?
Upon answering these questions a company can develop a project plan to improve its business performance.
PESTEL (also termed as PESTLE) is an ideal tool to strategically analyze what influence different outside factors – political, economic, sociocultural, technological, environmental and legal – exert on a business to later chart its long term targets.
Being part of the external analysis when carrying out a strategic assessment or performing a market study, PESTEL gives an overview of diverse macro-environmental factors that any company should thoughtfully consider. By perceiving these outside environments, businesses can maximally benefit from the opportunities while minimizing the threats to the organization.
Key Factors Examined by PESTEL Analysis:
- Political – What opportunities and pressures are brought by political bodies and what is the degree of public regulations’ impact on the business?
- Economic – What economic policies, trends and structures are expected to affect the organization, what is this influence’s degree?
- Sociological – What cultural and societal aspects will work upon the demand for the business’s products and operations?
- Technological – What impact do the technological aspects, innovations, incentives and barriers have on the organization?
- Environmental – What environmental and ecological facets, both locally and farther afield, are likely to predetermine the business?
- Legal – What laws and legislation will exert influence on the style the business is carried out?
IFE, EFE, IE Matrices
The Internal Factor Evaluation matrix (IFE matrix) is a strategic management tool helping audit or evaluate major weaknesses and strengths in a business’s functional areas. In addition, IFE matrix serves as a basis for identifying and assessing relationships amongst those areas. The IFE matrix is utilised in strategy formulation.
The External Factor Evaluation matrix (EFE matrix) is a tool of strategic management that is typically utilised to assess current market conditions. It is an ideal instrument for visualising and prioritising the threats and opportunities a firm is facing.
The essential difference between the above mentioned matrices lies in the type of factors incorporated in the model; whilst the latter is engaged in internal factors, the former deals exceptionally with external factors – those exposed to social, political, economic, legal, etc. external forces.
Being a continuation of the EFE matrix and IFE matrix models, the Internal External matrix (IE matrix) rests upon an investigation of external and internal business factors integrated into one suggestive model.
Porter Five Forces Analysis
The Porter’s five forces analysis studies the industry of operation and helps the company find new sources of competitive advantage. The analysis surveys an industry through five major questions:
- What composes a threat of substitute products and services?
- Is there a threat of new competitors entering the market?
- What is the intensity of competitive rivalry?
- How big is the bargaining power of buyers?
- How significant is the bargaining power of suppliers?
VRIO stands for Value, Rarity, Imitability, Organization. This analysis helps to evaluate all company’s resources and capabilities and bring them together into one aggregate table that includes:
- Tangible resources
- Intangible resources
- Innovation and Creativity
- Organizational capabilities
The result of the analysis gives a clear picture of company’s competitive and economic implications, answering the questions if the resources mentioned above are:
- Costly to imitate?
- Organized properly?