Gartner Research

Market Definitions and Methodology: Communications Service Provider Operational Technology

Published: 11 April 2019

ID: G00385763

Analyst(s): Ramesh Marimuthu , King-Yew Foong, Sylvain Fabre , Michael Porowski , Monica Zlotogorski , Kosei Takiishi , Venecia Liu , Jouni Forsman , Peter Liu , Amresh Nandan , To Chee Eng , Irma Fabular


This document helps technology and service providers to understand how Gartner defines communications service provider operational technology market segments, terminology as well as the forecast methodology used when analyzing worldwide markets.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know

  • Communications Service Providers


Notable Changes


  • Market Model
    • Sources of Information
    • Components
    • Influencing Factors


  • Compound Annual Growth Rates
  • Currency Format and Exchange Rates

High-Level Definitions and Segmentation

  • CSP-OT Network
    • Wireless Infrastructure
    • Fixed Access
    • Backbone Architecture
    • Other Network
    • CSP-OT Software
    • CSP-OT Services
    • Geographic Definitions

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How Often Does Gartner Publish the CSP-OT Forecast?
  • What Is Not included in the CSP-OT Forecast?

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