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Gartner Magic Quadrant for LTE Network Infrastructure


As yet, only about one-third of communications service providers have launched Long Term Evolution networks commercially, but this number is set to increase. Gartner compares 10 vendors of end-to-end (core and access) infrastructure for LTE networks to help CSPs find the right one for their needs.

Published: 28 April 2014

ID: G00260631

Analyst(s): Sylvain Fabre , Deborah Kish, Jessica Ekholm , Akshay K. Sharma, Frank Marsala , Ian Keene

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Alcatel-Lucent
    • Cisco
    • Datang Telecom
    • Ericsson
    • Fujitsu
    • Huawei
    • NEC
    • Nokia Solutions and Networks
    • Samsung
    • ZTE
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

Evaluation Criteria

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision
  • Quadrant Descriptions
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players


Market Overview

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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