Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Wireless Telecom Providers, U.S.

Published: 15 March 2016

ID: G00277304

Analyst(s): Bill Menezes


U.S. cellular carriers' mobility coverage, service functionality and enterprise customer plans are becoming similar, but service features, contract prices and mobile data plans remain differentiators. IT and telecom managers at midsize/large companies should use Gartner's ratings to assess vendors.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • AT&T
    • Sprint
    • T-Mobile USA
    • Verizon
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Mobile Voice Services
    • Short and Enterprise Messaging
    • Mobile Data Connectivity
    • WLAN and Wi-Fi Data Connectivity
    • Hosted Mobile Applications
    • International Voice/Data Roaming
    • M2M Mobile Computing Solutions
    • Satellite Data
  • Use Cases
    • Overall
    • Large Enterprise
    • Midsize Enterprise
    • Distributed Enterprise
    • Machine to Machine

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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