Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Wireless Telecom Providers, U.S.

Published: 04 May 2017

ID: G00303461

Analyst(s): Bill Menezes , Katja Ruud


I&O leaders evaluating and procuring U.S. cellular services must identify provider abilities to meet emerging cloud and IoT requirements, standard domestic services, and global roaming needs. Use this research to identify where vendors are differentiating themselves beyond network coverage and speed.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know

  • What's Changed


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

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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