Gartner Research

Market Definitions and Methodology Guide: Communications Service Provider Infrastructure Services

Published: 18 March 2013

ID: G00248623

Analyst(s): Jouni Forsman , Kamlesh Bhatia


This report is a guide to understanding Gartner's CSP infrastructure services market segmentation, definitions, research methodology and metrics, which form the basis of our published statistics and research in this area.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know



  • Forecast Methodology Overview
  • Forecast Assumptions
  • Forecast Timelines


  • Forecast Currencies
  • Exchange Rates
  • Research Metrics
    • Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR)
    • End User
    • Vendor
    • Revenue

High-Level Definitions and Segmentation

  • Forecast Segmentation
  • Definitions
    • Carrier Network Infrastructure Services
    • IT Infrastructure Services
  • Geographic Coverage

Recommended Reading

©2020 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.