Gartner Research

Top 30 Communications Service Provider Rankings, Worldwide, 2014

Published: 11 June 2015

ID: G00272568

Analyst(s): Wm. L. Hahn

Summary

Only acquisitions among the world's top 30 CSPs in 2014 fueled faster operating revenue growth than that of the global market for voice and data access; 12 failed to grow at all. Our analysis will help CSPs' strategic planners improve future performance by recognizing the trends behind success.

Table Of Contents

Market Share Data

Overall Market Segment Performance Analysis

  • The World's Largest CSPs Manage Some Growth via Acquisition
  • Revenue Losses in Many Markets Slow Growth of Top 30 to a Crawl
  • Currency Effects Were Negative During 2014 and Will Not Improve Soon

Top Vendors Analyzed

  • Growth Leaders
  • Growth Laggards
    • What to Expect for the Top 30 During 2015

Mergers and Acquisitions

Appendix

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