Gartner Research

Magic Quadrant for U.S. Telecommunications Service Providers

Published: 03 November 2010

ID: G00206563

Analyst(s): Ted Chamberlin , Phillip Redman

Summary

Mobile/wireless technology is driving growth and profitability, and it is becoming integral in sourcing decisions. Wireline price erosion continues to slow for all but high-capacity circuits. Carriers that combine wireless and wireline provide better pricing and services than pure-play carriers.

Table Of Contents
  • Market Overview
  • Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria
    • Added
    • Dropped
  • 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 Communications International
    • Sprint Nextel
    • TW Telecom
    • T-Mobile
    • Verizon
    • XO Communications
  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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