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Invest Implications: 'Forecast: Communications Service Provider Operational Technology, Worldwide, 2014-2020, 3Q16 Update'

Published: 23 September 2016

ID: G00317292

Analyst(s): Frank Marsala


Carrier network spending is expected to be $85.4 billion, representing growth of 1.1% versus 2015. Mobile is expected to decline, but small cells are growing. Fixed access appears to have peaked in 2016, but should improve in 2017. Routing and optical are mixed for now, but are expected to improve.

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