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Forecast Analysis: Communications Service Provider Operational Technology, Worldwide, 2Q17 Update

Published: 12 July 2017

ID: G00322465

Analyst(s): Martina Kurth , Amresh Nandan , Jouni Forsman , Sylvain Fabre , Ramesh Marimuthu , Kosei Takiishi , Michael Porowski , Ian Keene, Peter Liu , Norbert Scholz


In this forecast iteration, Gartner expands CSP-OT to include future 5G network equipment. Technology strategic planners should review Gartner's quarterly forecast update for assumptions and the resulting market impacts that will affect the modernization of CSP IT operations and networks.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

  • CSP-OT Annual Forecast Calibration — 2016 Market Share Versus 2016 Forecast
  • Currency and Exchange Rates
  • Forecast Tables

Market Impact

  • CSP-OT Network
    • Wireless Infrastructure — 5G
    • Wireless Infrastructure — Macro Layer — LTE and 4G, 3G, and 2G
    • Wireless Infrastructure — Small Cells
    • Fixed Access — Fiber, DSL and Other Broadband
    • Backbone Architecture — SPRS and Optical Transport
    • Other Network
  • CSP-OT Software
    • CSP-OT Infrastructure Software
    • CSP-OT Application Software
  • CSP-OT Services
    • CSP-OT Network Infrastructure Services
    • CSP-OT Software Services


  • CSP Technology Strategy
  • Economic and Regulatory Environment
  • Technology Roadmap and Technical Standards
  • CSP Technology Strategy
  • CSP Business Strategy

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