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Market Trends: The Largest European CSPs Push Forward Their Diversified Strategies

Published: 20 April 2015

ID: G00272556

Analyst(s): Charlotte Patrick


Signs of an improving market for Western European communications service providers are driving the continued shift of focus away from cost savings and toward diversification. This research will help CSP strategy teams to compare their approach with that of their peers.

Table Of Contents
  • Recommendations for CSPs


Market Trends

  • The Largest European CSPs Aspire to Be Diversified Players
    • More Diversified Players
    • Players in Other Strategic Positions
  • Cloud, IoT, M2M, Healthcare and Mobile Payments Are the Current Focus Areas of European CSPs
    • Digital Services for Enterprise
    • Consumer Services
  • Focus on Diversification Over Platform Play
  • European CSPs Consolidate

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