Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Wireless Telecom Providers, U.S.

Published: 31 March 2015

ID: G00264361

Analyst(s): Bill Menezes


Mobile procurement managers will find the greatest differences among U.S. cellular carriers are network coverage and plan structures, more than price or services such as mobility management. Purchasers at midsize and large companies should use Gartner's ratings to rank these carriers' capabilities.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • AT&T
    • Sprint
    • T-Mobile USA
    • Verizon
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Mobile Voice Services
    • Short and Enterprise Messaging
    • Mobile Data Connectivity
    • WLAN and Wi-Fi Data Connectivity
    • Hosted Mobile Applications
    • International Voice/Data Roaming
    • M2M Mobile Computing Solutions
    • Satellite Data
  • Use Cases
    • Overall
    • Large Enterprise
    • Midsize Enterprise
    • Distributed Enterprise
    • Machine-to-Machine

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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