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Market Trends: Five Essential Technologies That Will Promote the Mobile Communications Evolution for CSPs

Published: 30 September 2015

ID: G00277748

Analyst(s): Peter Liu


The global telecom industry is moving toward Long Term Evolution, with legacy communications services under great pressure from over-the-top providers. Communications service providers' CTOs must evolve legacy services to all-IP with enriched features and seek new opportunities in adjacent markets.

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Market Trend

  • CSPs Are Transposing Their Legacy Mobile Communications Services to All-IP Environment
    • VoLTE Is Rapidly Becoming a Mainstream Technology
    • VoWi-Fi: From Theory to Reality
  • CSP Provides Enrichment Features to Compete or Cooperate With OTT Players
    • RCS: Communication Experiences Beyond Voice and SMS
    • ViLTE: Unleash Video Potential
  • CSPs Are Monetizing Their Communications Capabilities Through Communications as a Service
    • Communications as a Service
    • Use Case 1: AT&T API Platform
    • Use Case 2: China Telecom in Fujian

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