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Forecast Overview: Communications Service Provider Operational Technology, Worldwide, 2014

Published: 25 July 2014

ID: G00263567

Analyst(s): Norbert Scholz, Kosei Takiishi , Kathie Hackler, Deborah Kish, Martina Kurth, Ian Keene, Kamlesh Bhatia, Neil Osmond , Jouni Forsman , Mentor Cana , Akshay K. Sharma


This analysis outlines key CSP OT market influencers and the associated overarching assumptions that we believe will impact on our 2014 forecasts and beyond. It also includes a visual depiction of the market model and describes the influencing factors to be considered when analyzing forecasts.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Market Description

Foundational Assumptions

  • Technology Road Map
  • Delivery Model
    • Vendor Competitive Environment
    • Pricing
    • Traffic Growth
    • Network Functionality
    • CSP Financial Performance
    • CSP Business Strategy
    • CSP Budgets
    • CSP Competitive Environment
  • Macroeconomic
    • Government Incentives and Regulation

Market Model or Methodology

  • Influencing Factors That Impact Forecast Assumptions
    • Vendors (Supply)
    • CSP (Demand)
  • End Users
    • Consumer and Enterprise Behavior
  • OTT Ecosystem
  • Standards Bodies
    • Technical Standards
  • Macroeconomic
    • Economy
    • Government Incentives and Regulation

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