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Market Guide for Wireless Self-Organizing Network Vendors

Published: 30 October 2019

ID: G00385574

Analyst(s): Sylvain Fabre , Amresh Nandan


Self-organizing network as a framework to automate planning and maintenance functions for mobile networks will become increasingly vital. Product managers in CSPs must grasp CSP market dynamics and pick SON solutions with relevant additional functionality to support revenue growth and reduce churn.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

  • Market Description

Market Direction

  • SON Solutions Complement Customer Experience Management Solutions
  • SON Solutions Complement Network Orchestration Systems
  • SON Solutions as a Component of Resource Management Platform

Market Analysis

  • Evolving CSP Requirements Are Shaping SON Solutions
  • Classification of SON Solution Vendors
    • Network Infrastructure Vendors
    • Software Vendors
    • Independent Specialists
  • State of SON Implementation in CSPs

Representative Vendors

Market Recommendations

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