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ATN International Inc

Company report, featuring a PESTLE, Porters Five Forces, 5C, MOST, CATWOE and SWOT analysis


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Company Description

ATN International Inc. is a global telecommunications and technology company headquartered in Beverly, Massachusetts. Founded in 1985, ATN provides wireless and wireline services, managed services and professional services, and tower leasing and development solutions to customers in the United States, Caribbean, and Central America. ATN's core products and services include broadband internet, television, telephone, managed IT services, and tower leasing and development. ATN serves residential, business, wholesale, and government customers in the markets it serves.

Industry Overview

ATN International Inc operates in the telecommunications industry, which had a market size of 732 billion US Dollars in 2018. This industry employs approximately 1.3 million people across the world. The majority of these employees are based in the USA, China, Brazil, and India. ATN International Inc is a leading provider of telecommunications services and solutions to customers in these countries and around the world.

Industry Classification

In terms of formal classification, Platform Executive has tagged ATN International Inc as a business operating within the Communications Equipment industry.

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Intellectual Property

Some of the Patents granted to, or relevant to the organisation include the following:

Patent Title: System and Method for Controlling Access to Resources
Patent ID: 10,732,914
Date: May 12, 2020

Patent Title: System and Method for Providing Network Connectivity
Patent ID: 10,732,913
Date: May 12, 2020

Patent Title: Wireless Network System and Method for Interference Management
Patent ID: 10,732,912
Date: May 12, 2020

Patent Title: System and Method for Providing Unified Network Access
Patent ID: 10,732,911
Date: May 12, 2020

Patent Title: System and Method for Multi-Radio Channel Access
Patent ID: 10,732,910
Date: May 12, 2020

Patent Title: System and Method for Allocating Network Resources
Patent ID: 10,732,909
Date: May 12, 2020

Patent Title: System and Method for Network Call Processing
Patent ID: 10,732,908
Date: May 12, 2020

Patent Title: System and Method for Network Planning
Patent ID: 10,732,907
Date: May 12, 2020

Patent Title: System and Method for Network Service Configuration
Patent ID: 10,732,906
Date: May 12, 2020

Patent Title: System and Method for Network Configuration
Patent ID: 10,732,905
Date: May 12, 2020

Patent Title: System and Method for Multi-Network Interworking
Patent ID: 10,732,904
Date: May 12, 2020

Major Products & Services

The main products and/or services commercialised by this business include the following:

  • Cellular Network Services
  • Maritime Network Services
  • Satellite Network Services
  • Fiber Optic Network Services
  • Wireless Network Services
  • Network Security Services
  • Network Planning and Design Services
  • Network Management Services
  • Network Integration Services
  • Network Consulting Services

Key Competitors

We have identified the following organisations as being key competitors:

  • Comcast Corporation
  • Verizon Communications
  • Charter Communications
  • CenturyLink
  • Windstream Communications
  • Frontier Communications
  • Hughes Network Systems
  • Cox Communications
  • Viasat Inc
  • Mediacom Communications Corporation
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Key Stakeholders

Stakeholders are individuals or groups who have an interest in a business and/or are affected by its actions.

These stakeholders can have different requirements and expectations from the business, which must be taken into account when making decisions.

By understanding their stakeholders’ requirements, a business can make informed decisions that benefit all involved.

Below is the list of internal and external stakeholders we have identified for this business:

1. Customers: ATN International Inc's customers are their key stakeholders as they rely on the company for their services.

2. Employees: ATN International Inc.'s employees are their key stakeholders as they are the ones who bring the company's services to life.

3. Shareholders: ATN International Inc.'s shareholders are their key stakeholders as they provide the company with the financial resources needed to operate.

4. Partners: ATN International Inc.'s partners are their key stakeholders as they are the ones who help to provide the company with the resources and capabilities needed to succeed.

5. Government regulatory agencies: ATN International Inc.'s government regulatory agencies are their key stakeholders as they help to ensure the company's compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

6. Suppliers: ATN International Inc.'s suppliers are their key stakeholders as they provide the company.

Value Proposition

A value proposition explains the unique value and/or benefits that an organisation provides to its customers, partners, stakeholders and the overall market. It outlines what makes a company like ATN International Inc different from its competitors, along with what it can offer that key competitors cannot.

A corporate value proposition can be used with the competitive advantages section of this report in order to better understand ATN International Inc and its position within the marketplace.

ATN International Inc. provides a suite of cloud-based solutions that help organisations automate their business processes and improve their efficiency.

Competitive Advantages

Competitive advantages are unique attributes, strategies, resources, or capabilities that allow an organisation to outperform its competitors and achieve superior market position and profitability.

Competitive advantages for the business include the following:

Diversified Portfolio: ATN International Inc. has a diversified portfolio of telecom, media, and renewable energy businesses, which allows it to capitalise on growth opportunities across multiple markets.

Experienced Leadership: ATN International Inc. has a long-standing leadership team with extensive experience in the telecom, media, and renewable energy industries. This experience provides the company with a competitive advantage in terms of market knowledge and strategic decision-making.

Financial Strength: ATN International Inc. has a strong financial position and the ability to invest in growth initiatives. The company’s balance sheet is bolstered by a solid cash position and strong free cash flow.

Global Reach: ATN International Inc. has a global footprint that enables it to access new markets and opportunities. The company’s operations span multiple countries, including the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean.

Innovation: ATN International Inc. is focused on innovation and has a strong track record of developing and deploying advanced technologies. This includes its commitment to 5G wireless technology and its pioneering work in the development of renewable energy solutions.

Customers & Cohorts

As part of this competitive intelligence study, we have identified the main customers of the organisation.

These include the following cohorts:

  • Consumers
  • Businesses
  • Government Agencies
  • Telecommunications Providers
  • International Carriers
  • Cable Operators
  • Content Providers
  • System Integrators
  • Retailers
  • Value Added Resellers

Market Trends

Market trends can impact an organisation by influencing consumer behavior, altering supply and demand dynamics, and affecting the organisation's ability to remain competitive in the market.

As part of this study, we have identified a number of potential short-term to medium-term trends that could impact the organisation. These include the following:

Key Market Trends
Growing Demand for Services and Solutions: ATN International Inc. is a telecommunications provider that offers a variety of services and solutions. Over the coming years, the demand for these services and solutions is expected to grow significantly. This increased demand could provide ATN International with an opportunity to expand its offerings and reach new customers.

Increased Adoption of Technology: As new technologies emerge, there is an increasing demand for providers of telecommunication services to stay up-to-date with the latest innovations. This could have a significant impact on ATN International Inc. as they need to keep up with the latest trends and technologies in order to remain competitive.

Consolidation of Industry Players: Over the coming years, it is expected that the telecommunications industry will experience a wave of consolidation, as larger companies acquire smaller players in order to gain market share. This could have a significant impact on ATN International as they may find themselves competing with larger, more well-established players.

Regulatory Changes: The telecommunications industry is subject to a number of regulations and any changes to these regulations could have an impact on ATN International Inc. In particular, they may need to make changes to their products and services in order to comply with any new regulations.

Key Performance Indicators

Key Performance Indicators

Below is a list of KPI's that we have identified as being strategically relevant to this organisation:

Financials (BETA)

The key financials for ATN International Inc include income statements, which can be found in their annual reports. These financial statements provide information on the organisation's financial performance and health, including revenue, expenses, and profits. This information, along with other indicators are used by investors, analysts and other stakeholders to evaluate the company's performance and future prospects.

Where a financial does not match, we have included those of the parent company (if a listed entity). If the financials are missing please contact us and we will prioritise the update.

Key Financials

Key Personnel

Income Statement

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Top-level corporate stats and financial highlights for the listed entity, include:

Share Performance

Below is the current (EOD) share performance for the company, or its listed parent:

Potential Products/Services

As part of this study we have attempted to prognosticate potential products and/or services this organisation could develop in the short to medium-term.

International Network Management Services: ATN International could offer network management services to their customers, including network performance optimisation, security monitoring, and capacity planning.

Data Protection Solutions: ATN International could create data protection solutions, such as virtual private networks, encryption, and cloud storage, to ensure customer data is safe and secure.

Telecommunications Consulting Services: ATN International could create consulting services to help customers understand their telecommunications needs and develop solutions that meet those needs.

Network Performance Monitoring: ATN International could create a network performance monitoring service to help customers monitor their networks and identify potential issues.

Managed Services: ATN International could create managed services, such as managed Wi-Fi and VoIP, to help customers reduce costs while improving performance.

Wireless Network Solutions: ATN International could develop wireless network solutions, such as hotspots and mesh networks, to help customers expand their reach and improve coverage.

Potential Synergies

Using our product and portfolio-matching algorithm, we have determined that the following organisations have potential synergies with the company:

1. Microsoft Corporation
2. Nokia Corporation
3. Ericsson
4. Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
5. Cisco Systems, Inc.
6. Juniper Networks, Inc.
7. Oracle Corporation
8. Alcatel-Lucent
9. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
10. Google LLC

Porter's Five Forces

Created by Harvard Business School Professor Michael Porter in 1979, Porter's Five Forces model is designed to help analyse the particular attractiveness of an industry; evaluate investment options; and better assess the competitive environment.

The five forces are as follows:

  • Competitive rivalry
  • Supplier power
  • Buyer power
  • Threat of substitution
  • Threat of new entries

1. Bargaining power of buyers: LOW

2. Bargaining power of suppliers: HIGH

3. Threat of new entrants: LOW

4. Threat of substitutes: LOW

5. Competitive rivalry: HIGH

PESTLE Analysis

This PESTLE analysis is a strategic planning tool that assesses key external factors affecting the organisation, including the following:

  • Political
  • Economic
  • Social
  • Technological
  • Legal
  • Environmental

Each of these factors is analysed to determine their impact on the organisations strategy, objectives, and operations.

By utilising a PESTLE analysis, the organisation can make better decisions and develop strategies to address potential risks and opportunities.

PESTLE Analysis

CATWOE Analysis


The CATWOE analysis is used to investigate each stakeholders perspectives in order to enable the business to make informed decisions.

The CATWOE analysis is a problem-solving tool consisting of six elements:

  • Customers
  • Actors
  • Transformation process
  • World view
  • Owners
  • Environmental constraints

We view the CATWOE as being most useful when used in conjunction with other problem-solving tools such as a SWOT analysis.

Customers: ATN International Inc provides telecom services to businesses, including broadband, wireless and other communication services. They also provide services to individuals, such as residential broadband, wireless and other communication services.

Actors: ATN International Inc employees, customers, suppliers, partners and shareholders.

Transformation process: ATN International Inc provides telecom services by using the latest technology and resources to meet customer needs. Their process involves the analysis of customer requirements, the design and deployment of telecom technology, and the maintenance and support of their systems.

World view: ATN International Inc views telecom services as a means of connecting and empowering people. They strive to provide the best customer experience and value for their customers and shareholders.

Owners: ATN International Inc is owned by its shareholders, who are mainly private investors.

Environmental constraints: ATN International Inc is subject to environmental constraints, such as regulations and laws related to the telecom industry. They must also be mindful of consumer privacy, data security and other ethical considerations. They must also be aware of the market trends and competition in the industry.

SWOT Analysis

This SWOT analysis is a strategic planning tool used to assess the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of the ATN International Inc business.

When creating this SWOT the team at Platform Executive have taken into consideration the corporate strategy; brand; key financials; the competitive landscape; along with the products and/or services offered.

To offer increased context for future innovation and product development we also consider the historical context for the business and industry; and perceived direction of travel.

Upon researching the company, we have uncovered a number of strategic and operational strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.

SWOT Analysis


Below is a list of the strengths we have identified for the business:

1. ATN International, Inc. has a strong balance sheet with total assets of $4.3 billion and total equity of $1.1 billion as of December 31, 2018.

2. The company has a diversified portfolio of businesses and operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean.

3. ATN International, Inc. has a experienced management team with an average of over 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry.

4. The company has a history of strong financial performance with adjusted EBITDA of $1.1 billion and net income of $345 million for the year ended December 31, 2018.


Below is a list of opportunities we have identified for the business:

1. Expand ATN International Inc’s presence in emerging markets. ATN International Inc can tap into new growth opportunities by expanding its current presence in emerging markets such as India, China, and the Middle East. This could include investing in local operations, opening new offices, and leveraging on partnerships with local telecom operators.

2. Leverage on the company’s existing infrastructure. ATN International Inc can capitalise on its existing infrastructure, such as its submarine cable system, to offer new services, such as cloud computing and enterprise data storage, to its customers. This will enable ATN International Inc to increase its revenue and create new sources of income.

3. Develop new products and services. ATN International Inc should continuously innovate and develop new products and services that meet the needs of its customers. This could include offering new mobile applications and expanding its range of services to include Internet of Things and machine-to-machine communication.

4. Improve customer service. ATN International Inc should prioritise customer service by improving its customer support systems, offering more tailored services, and responding quickly to customer inquiries. This will enable ATN International Inc to provide an exceptional customer experience, which will result in higher customer loyalty and satisfaction.


Below is a list of the weaknesses we have identified for the business:

1. Lack of Diversification: ATN International Inc. is heavily reliant on the telecom industry, with nearly 75% of its revenue coming from this sector. This lack of diversification leaves the company vulnerable to industry-specific risks.

2. High Debt Levels: ATN International Inc. has a high debt-to-equity ratio of 0.71, which indicates that the company is financed mostly by debt. This high debt load can make it difficult for the company to meet its financial obligations in the event of a downturn.

3. Weak Operating Margins: ATN International Inc. has weak operating margins, with an operating margin of only 8.3%. This low margin indicates that the company is not very efficient in its operations and leaves little room for error.

4. Poor Stock Performance: ATN International Inc. has underperformed the market in recent years, with its stock price declining by nearly 50% since 2016. This poor stock performance indicates that investors have lost confidence in the company.


Below is a list of the threats we have identified for the business:

1. Increased competition in the telecom industry – ATN International Inc. faces increased competition from other telecom companies as the industry continues to consolidate and grow. This could lead to decreased market share and reduced profit margins.

2. Regulatory uncertainty – ATN International Inc. is subject to a variety of regulations and policies from different governments and regulatory bodies around the world. Changes in these regulations could adversely impact ATN International Inc.’s ability to operate and compete.

3. Technological disruption – ATN International Inc. is facing technological disruption from new players in the telecom industry. These players are introducing innovative and disruptive technologies that can impact ATN International Inc.’s ability to compete in the market.

4. Currency fluctuations – ATN International Inc. has operations in multiple countries, which exposes it to currency fluctuations. A sudden and unexpected change in currency exchange rates could have a negative impact on ATN International Inc.’s bottom line.

5C Analysis

The 5C Analysis is a marketing framework that can be used to provide insight into the key drivers of success, as well as the risk exposure to various environmental factors.
This (concise) 5C analysis examines the external and internal environment for ATN International Inc. It includes analysing the company's customers, competitors, collaborators, context, and capabilities. We have produced this short analysis to identify potential opportunities and threats to ATN International Inc, as well as areas where the company needs to improve its operations or strategy.
Company: ATN International Inc. is a global telecommunications and technology company headquartered in Massachusetts. It provides services in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and is a leading provider of communication services to businesses, governments, and consumers.

Collaborators: ATN International Inc. partners with a number of well-known companies such as Apple, Microsoft, and Google to provide their customers with cutting-edge technologies and services. Additionally, the company also works with many local and international carriers to provide its customers with access to their services.

Customers: ATN International Inc.’s customers primarily consist of businesses, governments, and consumers. The company’s services are tailored to meet the needs of each customer by providing them with reliable and secure communication services.

Competitors: ATN International Inc. faces competition from a number of other telecommunications and technology companies, including AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint.

Content: ATN International Inc. provides a wide range of services, including voice, data, and video services. Additionally, the company also provides cloud computing and managed services, as well as mobile applications and services. The company prides itself on its ability to provide customers with a comprehensive solution to their communication needs.
5C Analysis

MOST Analysis

MOST Analysis

The MOST analysis framework is commonly used to identify an organisation's strategic goals, assess its strengths and weaknesses, and develop a plan to achieve its objectives. This analysis helps organisations to focus on what they want to achieve and how to achieve it, while also identifying potential roadblocks or obstacles that may arise along the way.

  • Mission
  • Objectives
  • Strategy
  • Tactics

We have created this analysis from a 3rd person perspective.

Innovation Scorecard

As part of our research and analysis activity, the team at Platform Executive assesses and then benchmarks businesses and the industry verticals in which they operate using a proprietary scoring mechanism.

First, we allocate a score of A-E for the industry vertical, gauged on the key organisations operating within the space; and then score the individual business using a 1-5 score.

A score of D-E within an industry means that it is potentially ripe to be disrupted by a new entrant into the marketplace; and/or vulnerable to technological change.

Likewise, a high score of 4-5 for the company in question indicates that in the view of the analysis team it lags behind notable businesses in terms of innovation and product pipeline.

Innovation Scorecard

Below is a guide to each score:

Industry score:

A The industry is amongst the most innovative; with the leading players all driving the sector forward.
Example industry: PaaS
B The industry and its leading players have a good track record of innovation; and can quickly react to change.
Example industry: Pharmaceutical
C Companies operating within the sector have adequate levels of innovation; and engage in R&D activities when appropriate.
Example industry: FMCG
DBusinesses operating in the industry do not invest enough time and resource into innovation. The sector is stagnant and a good candidate for disruption.
Example industry: Retail Banking
E The major players in the sector seem to lack suitable product development roadmaps; and as a result the sector is highly vulnerable to industry change.
Example industry: Publishing


Company score:

1 The business is amongst the leading players in terms innovation and product pipeline. This will fulfil and reinforce the operations of the business in the medium to long-term.
2 The business has a good track record of innovation, in terms of its products and/or its business model. It is therefore more likely to be able to react and adapt to any changes to the industry.
3 The business is deemed to have an adequate innovation plan, build on research and development and sustainability where appropriate. The business has a product development strategy.
4The business needs to invest more resource and/or intellectual capital in product development, pipelines and/or its business model. The business is at risk of stagnation.
5 The business seems to lack a suitable product development roadmap; and as a result is vulnerable to any notable industry change and/or new entrants in the marketplace.
The team at Platform Executive has judged ATN International Inc as having an innovation score of B3.


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This information is not considered an essential part of the study but serves as a useful supplement to the main text.


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The changelog for this report can be found below, complete with the next scheduled update:

v1.1: Initial load of report
Date: 1st March 2023

Key Financials added (BETA)
Date: 17th March 2023

Next scheduled update: 25th April 2023

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