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Forecast Analysis: Communications Service Provider Operational Technology, Worldwide, 3Q17 Update

Published: 18 September 2017

ID: G00322483

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

Summary

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. CSP-OT investment worldwide will grow at a 2.1% CAGR in constant dollars from 2016 through 2021.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

  • 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

Assumptions

  • Enterprise Behavior
  • Economic and Regulatory Environment
  • Pricing
  • CSP Business Strategy

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