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Emerging Technology Analysis: Emerging CSPs Are Shifting the Balance of Power in Global Telecom Markets

Published: 23 May 2013

ID: G00247295

Analyst(s): Wm. L. Hahn, Rishi Tejpal


Twelve multinational communications service providers based in emerging countries continue to build share in the telecom market, gaining on the world's leading providers in emerging regions. Leading CSPs of the developed world must partner or compete; they can no longer just buy this opportunity.

Table Of Contents


  • Introduction — Who Are the Rising Giants?
  • The Rising Giants Have Diverse Backgrounds and Profiles
    • The Rising Giants Grow Faster Than the Market Leaders and Are Absorbing the Remaining Opportunity in Telecom Services
    • The Rising Giants Compare Well With the Leading CSPs in Operational Health
    • Most Rising Giants Possess Some Fixed Network and Take Competitive Risks
  • Conclusion: The Rising Giants Are Well Set for Future Growth and Competition
  • Appendix
    • Snapshot of Rising Giants

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