Growing Internet ubiquity across the world has resulted in endless possibilities for businesses and consumers. Connected living has become a reality. There will be at least 80 billion connected devices by 2020; and 10 connected devices for each household. The size of the Internet economy will reach $14.7 trillion; the digital economy will be augmented by IoT.
In this backdrop, the telecom industry is facing increasing competition, market saturation, and commoditization of technology-- challenging telcos to differentiate themselves with innovative services and applications. The rise in technological savviness in consumers and increasingly sophisticated technologies reaching masses has led to intra-industry and cross industry competition across several segments of the telecommunications sector to provide more end-to-end 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.
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.
28 Apr 2021  |  North America
A Benchmarking System to Spark Companies to Action—Innovation that Fuels New Deal Flow and Growth Pipelines
Advancements in next-generation mobile network technologies and devices have accelerated the growth of innovative mobile applications, fundamentally changing the way we live, communicate, conduct business, consume content, and interact. Aggressive capital investments in these technologies, including 5G networks, will further expedite market growth....
13 Apr 2021  |  North America
Leveraging Unique Value Propositions in a Fast-Evolving Industry
Cloud communications emerged approximately two decades ago and, since then, business models and value propositions have evolved dramatically. Market power has shifted many times across vendors and service providers as various factors, including innovation velocity, strategy ingenuity and pocket depth, pushed certain participants to the top of the l...
01 Apr 2021  |  North America
Services and Wearables Generate Growth Opportunities in 2020
This Frost & Sullivan tracker provides metrics on Apple's quarterly performance (for both unit sales and revenues) for iPads, iPhones, Macs, and other products, such as iPods, Apple TVs, Beats Electronics, and Apple-branded and third-party accessories. The deliverable includes historical quarterly data for all of these categories from Q1 2007 to Q4...
01 Apr 2021  |  Global
Future Growth Potential Enhanced by Emerging Use Cases
After experiencing significant demand shocks on account of COVID-19 in H1 2020, the DCB market made significant progress in H2 2020, registering annual shipments of 1.8 million units with a YoY growth of 9 percent, primarily driven by the revival of demand in the education sector. Despite the slowdown, the pandemic paved the way for the tremendous ...
19 Mar 2021  |  North America
Subscriber, Revenue, Net Add (loss), Projection, and Market Share Tracker for Broadband, Video, Voice and Wireless Services
The Consumer Communication Services tracker for 2020 Q4 provides detailed information for several companies in the consumer communication services market for United States and Canada. The aggregated data—delivered by country, technology, and company—includes subscriber, revenue, net add (loss), projection, and market share. The complied study i...
11 Mar 2021  |  North America
Transforming a Crisis into an Opportunity
Frost & Sullivan's Top Predictions for the 2021 UCC Market takes a deep look into the convergence of technological, economic, social and other macro trends to provide an over-arching perspective on our expectations for the changing nature of communications and collaboration. These perspectives are validated by the intersection of our supply and dem...
04 Mar 2021  |  North America
New Communication Network Architecture Accelerates Growth Opportunities
5G represents a fundamental shift in communication network architectures and will accelerate revenue generation through innovative services facilitated via 5G-enabled smartphones, tablets, laptops, and Internet of Things (IoT) devices. It will provide communications service providers (CSPs) a potent combination of network capabilities and flexible ...
25 Feb 2021  |  North America
Revenue Growth Rates Slowing Down as the Market Matures
After several years of double-digit growth, business carrier Ethernet growth rates began to slow down in 2015, primarily due to market reaching a state of maturity and increasing pricing pressures. By 2017--2018 revenue growth rates were around mid-single digits and the market was still seeing migration from time-division multiplexing (TDM) private...
24 Feb 2021  |  North America
Market Growth Reverts to Pre-COVID Levels in the Fourth Quarter of 2020
The North American mobile communications market is defined by high-speed broadband services, continued penetration of advanced mobile devices that encourage developments in the cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) markets, and the resurgence of unlimited mobile plans. This tracker presents the metrics for Tier I mobile ope...
18 Feb 2021  |  Europe
IT/Telecom Buyers’ Perspective
This study provides the data collected through an online survey of 1,129 IT and telecom decision makers across customer size segments, industries and world regions. The survey was conducted in November-December 2020. Respondents were qualified as follows: • IT/telecom decision maker in organizations with 10+ employees • Having knowledge on comm...