Gartner Research

Market Trends: Fixed Services, Canada, 2005-2009

Published: 08 August 2005

ID: G00129849

Analyst(s): Ted Chamberlin , Alex Winogradoff, Charles R. Carr, Lydia Leong , Amanda Sabia, Elroy Jopling, Ron Cowles, Margaret Schoener, Steve Koppman

Summary

The Canadian communications landscape is evolving; fixed service providers can't afford to stand still. Six major trends, including wireline-wireless convergence, will have the greatest market impact. How service providers react to these trends could mean the difference between success and failure.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Predictions
  • Synopsis
  • Winner of Mass Market Key to Canada's Telecom Future
    • Cable Operators Voyage to Voice
    • Telcos Voyage to Video
    • Bottom Line
    • Service Provider Opportunities and Challenges
    • Recommendations
  • Regulatory Uncertainty
    • Telecommunications Policy Review
    • VoIP Regulation
    • Price-Cap Regulation
    • Bottom Line
    • Service Provider Opportunities and Challenges
    • Recommendations
  • Carriers on a Collision Course With SIs and Outsourcers
    • Bottom Line
    • Service Provider Opportunities and Challenges
    • Recommendations
  • Migration to IP
    • Bottom Line
    • Service Provider Opportunities and Challenges
    • Recommendations
  • Wireline-Wireless Convergence
    • Wireline-Wireless Voice Convergence — Consumer Market
    • Wireline-Wireless Voice Convergence — Business Market
    • Bottom Line
    • Service Provider Opportunities and Challenges
    • Recommendations
  • Industry Consolidation
    • Bottom Line
    • Service Provider Opportunities and Challenges
    • Recommendations

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