Gartner Research

Market Share Analysis: Communications Service Provider Operational Technology, Worldwide, 2017

Published: 08 June 2018

ID: G00358644

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


2017 was another lackluster year for CSP OT solutions, with only ZTE growing revenue substantially. The top three vendors remained unchanged, but Huawei increased its lead over Nokia and Ericsson. Technology strategic planners will see that the top five vendors generated over 60% of the revenue.

Table Of Contents

Market Share Data

Overall Market Segment Performance Analysis

  • CSP OT Network Infrastructure
    • Mobile Subsegment Performance Analysis
    • SPRS and Optical Transport Subsegment Performance Analysis
    • Fixed-Access Subsegment Performance Analysis
  • CSP OT Software
    • CSP OT Infrastructure Software
    • CSP OT Application Software
  • CSP OT Services
    • CSP OT Network Infrastructure Services
    • CSP OT Software Services

Top Vendors Analyzed

  • Huawei
  • Nokia
  • Ericsson
  • ZTE
  • Cisco

Other Notable Vendors

Mergers and Acquisitions

Gartner Recommended Reading

©2021 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Purchase this Document

To purchase this document, you will need to register or sign in above

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.