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Forecast Analysis: Communications Service Provider Operational Technology, Worldwide, 3Q14 Update

Published: 24 October 2014

ID: G00260995

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


CSP operational technology including network infrastructure, software and services will be a $172.2 billion market in 2014. We are forecasting a 6.1% compound annual growth rate for 2013 through 2018.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact

  • Changes Made in the 3Q14 Forecast and Analysis
    • Mobile Infrastructure
    • Small Cells
    • Optical and Service Provider Routers and Switches
    • Broadband Access
    • CSP OT Infrastructure Services
    • CSP OT Software Services
    • CSP OT Software


  • CSP OT Software
  • Technology Road Maps
  • Network Capacity Utilization
  • Network Functionality
  • Network Usage
  • CSP Competitive Environment
  • Security
  • Service Innovation and CSP Business Strategy
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Enterprise Behavior
  • Regulation

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