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.
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...
12 Feb 2021  |  North America
Revenue Growth Rates Slowing Down as the Market Matures
After several years of double digit growth, the US wholesale Carrier Ethernet services market revenues growth rates began to slow down in 2015, primarily due to market maturity and slowing demand from mobile network operators completing 4G rollouts. By 2017-2018 revenue growth rates were around mid single digits and the market was still seeing mig...
09 Feb 2021  |  Latin America
A Benchmarking System to Spark Companies to Action - Innovation That Fuels New Deal Flow and Growth Pipelines
Frost & Sullivan’s global team of analysts and consultants continuously research a wide range of industries across the globe. The primary and secondary analysis spans the entire value chain, identifying organizations that consistently develop new growth strategies based on a visionary understanding of the future and a proven ability to effectivel...
05 Feb 2021  |  Latin America
Growth Opportunities for Communications, Collaboration, and Contact Center Technologies in the Education Industry
Enabling Key Education Workflows with Pre-packaged and Programmable Communications Solutions to Enhance Student and Teacher Journeys
Frost & Sullivan has identified the education vertical as being ripe for a digital transformation involving the adoption of modern communications and collaboration technologies with the objective of improving operational efficiencies, instructor performance, and students’ experience. The COVID-19-induced need for social distancing unmasked this ...
27 Jan 2021  |  Latin America
COVID-19 Mitigates Revenue Growth but Enhances the Need for Digitization, Powering Growth Opportunities in Digital Services
This Frost & Sullivan research service provides market sizing and forecasts by segment and technology, both in terms of lines and revenues and market share figures. In this research, Frost & Sullivan's expert analysts thoroughly examine the following markets: fixed telephony, data communications (VPN IP MPLS, Carrier Ethernet, and other technologie...
21 Jan 2021  |  North America
COVID-19 Accelerates Growth, but Success Varies Widely by Provider
COVID-19 has wreaked havoc across the globe. If the epidemic continues to spread unabated, it is likely to continue to considerably impact trade and commerce patterns, GDP growth rates, employment and technology investments. Drastically-reduced travel and a massive shift to work-from-home models to avoid contagion have accelerated adoption of clou...
18 Jan 2021  |  Asia Pacific
Ample Opportunities for Telcos in the Consumer and Enterprise Segments to Grow Revenue
Asia-Pacific (APAC) market trends show significant changes impacting telecommunications service providers. The COVID-19 pandemic is adding pressure on telcos revenues and profit margins, particularly in the consumer segment. In response, they are launching innovative service offerings, including digital solutions for consumers and ICT solutions for...