Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for U.S. Wireline Telecom Services

Published: 12 March 2013

ID: G00246282

Analyst(s): Robert Mason, Danellie Young , Daniel O'Connell


Network managers and sourcing professionals need to evaluate wireline telecom service vendors by specific product capabilities and use cases. Use this research to assess providers' offerings and the vendors of such services as Multiprotocol Label Switching, Session Initiation Protocol and Ethernet.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Introduction
  • Product Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
  • Use Cases
  • Inclusion Criteria
  • Critical Capabilities Rating
  • Vendors
    • AT&T
    • CenturyLink
    • Level 3 Communications
    • Sprint
    • tw telecom
    • Verizon
    • Windstream
    • XO Communications
  • Critical Capabilities Methodology

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