Communications Services

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. 06 Dec 2023  |  Asia Pacific  |  Customer Research

    2023 SD-WAN and SASE Voice of Customer: APAC View

    Businesses in the Region are Embracing These Solutions to Support Digitalization and Strengthen Security

    In May and June 2023, Frost & Sullivan conducted a global survey of network decision makers to understand businesses perceptions and purchase decisions regarding SD-WAN and SASE. This report examines responses from APAC businesses of various sizes in verticals including financial services, healthcare, retail, education, government, technology, and...

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  2. 04 Mar 2022  |  Asia Pacific  |  Market Research

    APAC NFV-based Virtual Network Services Growth Opportunities

    Enterprises are Increasingly Considering WAN Virtualization as Part of their Growth Strategies

    This report presents key findings on how the network function virtualization (NFV)-based virtual network services market is shaping up in the Asia-Pacific (APAC). The report talks about the key strategic imperatives for NFV-based virtual network services, examines the factors driving growth in the region, and identifies the key growth opportunities...

    $2,450.00
  3. 16 Jul 2021  |  Asia Pacific  |  Frost Radar

    Frost Radar™: Asia-Pacific Managed SD-WAN Services Market, 2021

    A Benchmarking System to Spark Companies to Action—Innovation that Fuels New Deal Flow and Growth Pipelines

    The Asia-Pacific (APAC) managed software defined-wide area network (SD-WAN) services market is in the early growth phase of the product life cycle, but in the last few years connectivity and broadband speeds have seen major improvement across the region. In turn, businesses are increasingly moving towards hybrid clouds and want to deploy SD-WAN. Th...

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  4. 30 Apr 2019  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa  |  Market Research

    Impact of RJio on the Indian Enterprise Telecom Market, 2018

    RJio will be a Game Changer and will Cause the Next Wave of Disruption in the Market

    The Indian enterprise telecom market is seeing a paradigm shift from a commodity-oriented model to a service-oriented one, and this is happening across all services. The need of the hour is a cohesive value proposition that will tie telecom needs together with the desired business outcome and the growth mandate. Large enterprises are making signifi...

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  5. 21 Dec 2016  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa  |  Market Research

    Optic Fiber Communication Networks (OFC) in India—Opportunities for Cable Multiple System Operators (MSOs), Forecast till 2020

    Regulation and Policy Challenges Linger, but Digital India and Digitization of TV Services Boost the Growth of the OFC Market in India

    In India, the trends of increasing smartphone users, OTT video adoption and increased data usage has resulted in telecom operators to improve networks to provide uninterrupted quality of service. Digital India goals and projects like Bharat Net have begun to consider technologies such as optic fibre networks and 4G to provide proper networks to mat...

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  6. 08 Nov 2016  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa  |  Market Research

    Kuwait Telecom Market

    Clash of the Titans—Mobile Operators’ Price War Drives Growth

    The study covers Kuwait's telecom market, examining challenges, drivers, and restraints for growth, pricing, distribution, technology, legislation, demand, and geographical trends. Growth forecasts for segments have been provided. There is also an in-depth analysis of the competitive landscape, including operators' market shares and profiles of key...

    $1,500.00
  7. 27 Sep 2016  |  Asia Pacific  |  Market Research

    Asia-Pacific Mobile Payments

    Spearheading Cashless Societies

    Countries within Asia-Pacific are trying to go cashless; mobile payment has been identified as an ideal solution to spearhead the transformation from cash-based to cashless solutions. Asia-Pacific is expected to continue to lead the world in mobile payment developments with smartphone penetration being the highest in the world. With standardization...

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  8. 15 Sep 2016  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa  |  Market Research

    Saudi Arabia Telecom Market

    Can New MVNOs Change the Market Dynamics?

    The study covers the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA)’s telecom market, examining challenges, drivers, and restraints for growth, pricing, distribution, technology, legislation, demand, and geographical trends. Growth forecasts for segments have been provided. There is also an in-depth analysis of the competitive landscape, including operators' mark...

    $1,500.00
  9. 14 Sep 2016  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa  |  Market Research

    Video Surveillance as a Service (VSaaS) Market in India

    Partnership with OEMs Remain a Success Mantra for VSaaS Providers

    This video surveillance as a service (VSaaS) market in India report evaluates the current state of the industry. It also provides relevant market estimates till 2020. IT cost control, the emergence of data centers, and the need for centralized data and application management are the primary forces to push the VSaaS market forward. In contrast, band...

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  10. 09 Sep 2016  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa  |  Market Research

    A Country & Industry Analysis—Sri Lanka Telecommunications 2016

    Robust Growth Potential for Data and Value-added Services along with Individual Mobile Subscriptions

    The Sri Lankan government has attached great emphasis to Information and Communications Technology (ICT) innovations, with the country greatly improving its ranking on international benchmarks for network readiness, ICT development, and ease of doing business. Around 50% of the people in Sri Lanka are mobile phone users. Although this figure is hig...

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