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Market Trends: Worldwide, Top Five Disruptive Trends for CSPs, 2014-2019

Published: 03 March 2014

ID: G00260652

Analyst(s): King-Yew Foong


Disruptive market trends continue to challenge communications service providers, with the Nexus of Forces playing a vital role. Gartner identifies major trends for senior management and strategy planners to help formulate effective initiatives that can capture opportunities and address the threats.

Table Of Contents


Market Trend

  • Market Changes Due to Economic, Social, Business and Technology Factors Force CSPs to Transform
  • Market Structure Trend
    • Disruptive Trends Will Push CSPs to Transform Their Current Operations and Develop New Core Competencies
    • Trend 1. The Era of "Efficiency Innovation" Will Transform CSP Operations and Influence Business Prospects
    • Trend 2. A Hyperconnected World Creates New Opportunities and Challenges
    • Trend 3. Software Competencies Will Become the New Currency for Competitiveness
    • Trend 4. Better Data Insights and Creative Partnerships Will Propel Richer and Complex Business Models
    • Trend 5. Disruption From Low-End Consumer Markets Will Increase

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