Gartner Research

CSPs Must Communicate Solid Business Cases for Enterprise Use of LTE Mobile Services

Published: 22 May 2014

ID: G00260794

Analyst(s): Katja Ruud , Bill Menezes , Bjarne Munch


Increasingly, communications service providers are investing in Long Term Evolution services that promise to boost mobile data uptake and mobilization of business applications, but they rarely devise good business cases for enterprise use or communicate them widely. This report will help them do so.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Prioritize Business Applications for Which High Network Speeds and Low Latency Are Important
  • Relate LTE Propositions to Existing Industry and M2M Propositions
  • Use Simulation, Scenario-Planning and Optimization Tools to Stimulate Broader Thinking About Business Cases for LTE
  • Develop Tools to Monitor and Report on the Fulfillment of LTE Business Cases
  • Review the Often-Overlooked Case for Using LTE as a WAN Access Service

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