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Gartner Magic Quadrant for LTE Network Infrastructure


Long Term Evolution commercialization continues as almost 670 network-based CSPs have rolled out 4G LTE service. Gartner compares the 12 vendors of end-to-end (radio access and core) infrastructure for LTE networks to help CSP infrastructure and operations leaders find the right one for their needs.

Published: 31 July 2018

ID: G00340391

Analyst(s): Kosei Takiishi , Peter Liu , Sylvain Fabre , Frank Marsala

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Airspan
    • Cisco
    • Datang Telecom
    • Ericsson
    • FiberHome
    • Fujitsu
    • Huawei
    • Mavenir
    • NEC
    • Nokia
    • Samsung
    • ZTE
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

Evaluation Criteria

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision
  • Quadrant Descriptions
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players


Market Overview

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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