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Forecast Analysis: Communications Service Provider Operational Technology, Worldwide, 2Q15 Update

Published: 16 July 2015

ID: G00273483

Analyst(s): Jouni Forsman, Sylvain Fabre, Mentor Cana, Martina Kurth, Ian Keene, Kathie Hackler, Peter Liu, Neil Osmond, Akshay K. Sharma, Norbert Scholz, Kosei Takiishi

Summary

Communications service provider operational technology spending reached $168.8 billion in 2014, and will reach $205 billion by 2019. The market is expected to grow at a 4.0% CAGR through 2019, with $17.8 billion being related to software-defined network and network function virtualization in 2019.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact

  • Changes Made in the 2Q15 Forecast and Analysis
    • Fixed Access
    • Service Provider Routers and Switches and Optical
    • Mobile Infrastructure
    • Other Networks
    • Small Cells
    • SDN and NFV
    • CSP OT Software
    • CSP OT Services

Assumptions

  • Small Cells Buildout
  • Fiber Broadband Buildout
  • 3G Capacity
  • 3G Coverage
  • Service Provider Routers and Switches
    • Optical
  • 2G
  • LTE/4G
  • SDN
  • CSP Application Software
  • CSP Software Services (SWS)
  • CSP Network Infrastructure Services (NIS)

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