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Market Trends: Adjacent Markets Drive CSP Revenue Growth

Published: 27 July 2017

ID: G00319959

Analyst(s): Wm. L. Hahn , Inna Agamirzian , Ibo Sanz Castedo


Thirty of the world's largest CSPs managed 2.9% growth in legacy communications markets in 2016, but they will increasingly rely on adjacent revenue streams. Technology strategic planners looking to exploit CSP market dynamics should use this analysis to seize the best opportunities to participate.

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Market Trend

  • Revenue Mix of Leading CSPs Demonstrates the Challenge to Maintain Growth
    • Leading CSPs Focus on Adjacent Markets for Growth
    • Leading CSP Legacy Revenue Growth Is Tied to Synergy

Vendors to Watch

  • AT&T
  • Orange
  • SoftBank

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