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Forecast Analysis: Communications Service Provider Operational Technology, Worldwide

Published: 12 July 2019

ID: G00385773

Analyst(s): Ramesh Marimuthu , Jouni Forsman , Peter Liu , Amresh Nandan , Natalya Gorina, Kosei Takiishi , Sylvain Fabre , Michael Porowski


Technology and service providers must review Gartner’s 2Q19 forecast for CSP-OT investment and five forecast assumptions. Total global CSP-OT spend will be flat in 2019. The five-year compound annual growth rate is 1.8% due to rising 5G investment impacting most areas of OT in later forecast years.

Table Of Contents
  • Forecast Assumptions
  • Market Impacts
  • Notable Changes

Forecast Data Summary

  • Wireless Infrastructure
  • Fixed Access
  • Backbone Architecture
  • OT Software
  • OT Services

Forecast Model Summary

Influencing Factors and Assumptions

  • Influencing Factor: CSP Competitive Environment
  • Influencing Factor: CSP Technology Strategy
  • Influencing Factor: CSP Business Strategy

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