Communications Services Market Research Reports

The communication services market is evolving at a remarkable rate. There is a definite shift from pigeon-holed, specific services provided by non-competing players in the value chain to a more competitive, inclusive ecosystem with organizations offering bundled, end-to-end solutions. This is characterised by the sophistication of technology and consumers’ willingness to pay for more integrated, service-centric solutions.

Frost & Sullivan’s Telecommunications research and consulting programs look evolutions of hardware and software, with focus on the services built on these technologies. This provides unique insights into the competitive dynamics of the market, detailed assessments of market opportunities, pricing strategies, demand trends, and technological developments, as well as applications and best practices for the industry. In the communications services market, we look at, among other segments:

  • Triple, Quad and Quint Play services
  • Operator and Network Provider Strategies
  • Technology Vendor Strategies
  • Regulatory Developments
  • Convergence with new technologies (cloud, mobile money)

We work closely with the world’s leading telecom firms, hardware manufacturers, service providers, OEMs and new age disruptors to build tailored, customized solutions provide clients with the best strategies for growth, supported by the right key data points researched to meet the client’s needs and the specific engagement. Our research spans broadly across the sector and provides deep insights into specific markets in the most significant areas of enterprise and consumer telecommunications industry.

  1. 14 Feb 2024  |  Global  |  Market Research

    Top 10 Growth Opportunities in Network Services, 2024

    Security, Automation, AI, and Adjacent Services Are the Keys to Success

    Frost & Sullivan expects 2.1% year-over-year market growth for global network services in 2024. Certain services, such as software-defined wide area network/ secure access service edge (SD-WAN/SASE) and managed security, continue to experience double-digit revenue growth and will offset the declines in traditional transport services. The traditiona...

  2. 07 Jan 2021  |  Global  |  Market Research

    5G Powering the Global FTTx Optical Access Infrastructure Market, Forecast to 2025

    The Demand for High Bandwidth Capacity Creates New Growth Opportunities

    A new generation of tech-savvy consumers is using many devices and services in their homes, including extensive web surfing, downloading and uploading videos and photos, messaging, and voice over IP. Current DSL bandwidths are not sufficient to handle these large applications. Beyond entertainment, there are a significant group of applications that...

  3. 15 Sep 2017  |  Global  |  Market Research

    Reframing Smart Technology for the Smart City

    Smart Technologies Create a Platform for Smart City Vertical Applications

    Frost & Sullivan considers smart technology in the context of smart cities as espousing most elements of broader ICT definitions—hardware, software, and services. Put another way, smart technology serves as the connective tissue that binds the individual components, including home, office, mobile phone, and car, on a single, access-agnostic techn...

  4. 05 Dec 2016  |  Global  |  Market Research

    Global Satellite Internet of Things (IoT) Market, Forecast to 2022

    Dynamic Vertical Markets Such as Oil and Gas and Aviation Spur Adoption for Satellite IoT and Provide New Growth Opportunities for S- and L-band Servi

    While only accounting for 25.5 million units globally in 2015, the satellite IoT market is expected to grow at a faster pace than any other satellite market. With a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19.9%, this market will provide new growth and opportunities for mobile satellite service providers that have struggled with the stagnant developme...

  5. 06 Jun 2016  |  Global  |  Market Research

    Low Power Wide Area Network Operators

    An Alternative to Cellular Technology

    LPWAN stands for low power wide area network. The technology was started in about 2011 and remains an emerging radio technology for wireless networking solution. Unlike cellular networks, LPWAN uses unlicensed spectrum in the sub-1GHz frequency range such as 868MHz and 915MHz. Hence, the absence of spectrum fees allows LPWAN to be substantially low...

  6. 01 Oct 2014  |  Global  |  Market Research

    European Retail Carrier Ethernet Services Market

    Growing Demand for Enterprise Connectivity Will Drive the Growth for Ethernet Services

    The retail Ethernet services market refers to the provision of Ethernet for enterprises or business use. A moderate growth is expected in this market, driven by the increasing need for enterprise connectivity to access new applications such as cloud or conferencing services, as well as to connect to offices located across cities globally. While Wes...