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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

Summary

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

Assumptions

  • 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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