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TMNG Wireless Research Study
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Management Network Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: TMNG), a leading provider of management consulting services to the global communications industry, today announced key findings from recently completed proprietary market research, Mobile Broadband Applications and Content: A Market Assessment among Youth and Young Adults. This study focuses on the receptivity and market opportunity for introducing multimedia, next-generation wireless services and content among the elusive Youth and Young Adult markets.
Most interested in multimedia wireless services are male consumers between 13 and 24 years of age. Perhaps most surprising however, 2 out of 5 survey respondents said they would be receptive to commercially supported video clip services, offering an opportunity for advertisers seeking to reach the highly lucrative young male demographic.Key findings:
"The new generation of consumers is demanding greater choices, a more personalized telecommunications experience and will influence the direction that carriers will need to take as 3G and future mobile technology is delivered to the marketplace," said Rich Nespola, TMNG Chairman and CEO.
TMNG's Mobile Broadband Applications and Content: A Market Assessment among Youth and Young Adults research was completed in March 2005. Results are based on 1000 online interviews among primary decision-makers or decision-influencers between the ages of 13 and 34. The sample was controlled to attain an even mix among gender and age groups, and a geographical mix of the US resulting in a 95 percent level of confidence with a +/- 3 percent margin of error.
The Management Network Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: TMNG) is a leading provider of strategy, management, marketing, and operational consulting services to the global communications industry. With more than 400 consultants worldwide, TMNG serves communications service providers, technology companies, and financial services firms. Since the company's inception in 1990, TMNG and its subsidiaries -- TMNG Strategy, TMNG Marketing, TMNG Operations and TMNG Europe -- have served more than 1,000 clients worldwide, including all the Fortune 500 telecommunications companies. TMNG is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, with offices in Boston, Chicago, London, New York, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. TMNG can be reached at 1.888.480.TMNG (8664) or online at http://www.tmng.com.
SOURCE The Management Network Group, Inc.
CONTACT: Regina Whitley of The Management Network Group, Inc.,