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Forecast: Enterprise Network Services, Worldwide, 2011-2018, 4Q14 Update

Published: 12 November 2014

ID: G00260895

Analyst(s): To Chee Eng , Nhat Pham, Daniel O'Connell , Kenshi Tazaki, Fernando Elizalde, Katja Ruud , Vincent Fu, Lisa Unden-Farboud


End-user spending will decline from $260.8 billion in 2014 to $230.9 billion in 2018 (current U.S. dollars), due to competitive pressure and the substitution of fixed voice services. Data spending will fall, despite growth in bandwidth needs, due to migration to higher-speed but lower-cost services.

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