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Forecast Analysis: Enterprise Communications Services, Worldwide, 1Q17 Update

Published: 05 April 2017

ID: G00327716

Analyst(s): Toni Nygren , Lisa Unden-Farboud , Susanna Silvennoinen , Grigory Betskov , Sanna Korhonen


From 2016 to 2021, global enterprise spending on communications for fixed and mobile services will experience a negative 0.1% CAGR and amount to $575.8 billion in constant U.S. dollars. Rapid IoT growth and demand for SDN services from 2019 will slow the decline in spending.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

  • Changes Made in 1Q17 Forecast Update and Analysis

Market Impact

  • Global Market
  • Main Regional Changes in the 1Q17 Forecast
    • Regional Overview


  • Enterprise Demand
  • Service Provider Supply
  • Macroeconomics

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