Gartner Research

Next-Generation Access Networks

Published: 03 July 2000

ID: G0089414

Analyst(s): Frank Fabricius


The Western European access network market is a key battlefield for operators. Dataquest predicts fierce competition in the access segment within the next two years. Now is the time for Western European operators to decide on their next-generation access network strategies and solutions in order to remain competitive -- tomorrow will be too late!

Table Of Contents
  • Dataquest Predicts
  • Next-Generation Access Network Definitions
  • The Access Issue at Hand
  • The Evidence for the Access Network (R)evolution
  • Dataquest Perspective
    • What Vendors Should Do Now
    • What Operators Should Do Now

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