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Gartner Magic Quadrant for U.S. Telecommunications Service Providers


Wireless drives the revenue of top providers and is becoming a big influence on enterprise sourcing decisions. Wired remains a strong revenue source, but with low growth. Carriers that can combine the two will increasingly be able to provide better pricing and services than stand-alone carriers.

Published: 23 September 2009

ID: G00170394

Analyst(s): Phillip Redman, Ted Chamberlin , Michael J. King, Robert Mason

Table Of Contents
  • Market Overview
    • Market Definition/Description
  • Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria
  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Ability to Execute
    • Completeness of Vision
  • Leaders
  • Challengers
  • Visionaries
  • Niche Players
  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • AT&T
    • Global Crossing
    • Level 3 Communications
    • Paetec
    • Qwest
    • Savvis
    • Sprint Nextel
    • tw telecom
    • T-Mobile
    • U.S. Cellular
    • Verizon
    • XO Communications
  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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