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.
Workflow Integrations Begin to Unlock Next-Level Value
Region : North AmericaThe UCC industry continues to evolve under the impact of multiple socio-economic and technology trends. Accelerating cloud communications services adoption (more than 25 percent globally) continues to stall investments in premises-based equipment. In 2017, global UCC communications software and platforms revenues declined 6.2 percent from 2016, the...
Technologies such as Big Data, SDN and NFV, Augmented Reality, and Carrier Ethernet over WAN Gain Ground while New Business Models Foster Digital Tran
Region : Latin AmericaThe Latin American telecommunications market is experiencing increasing concentration as telcos struggle with dwindling revenues from traditional services and face the challenge of developing new business models and services that will add value for customers and enterprises from different verticals. This study provides a 2017 outlook for the Latin...
IoT Shifts to Using Sentient Tools and Cognition or ‘Predictive Computing’
Region : EuropeThe IoT market continued to witness more new launches, investments and ecosystem partnership news than announcements related to new customer wins/deployment news in 2016. Almost a third of such news were related to a product or service or solution or organisation launch. The next largest group of news, around 20%, is about investment flows, be th...
Evolving UCC Solutions Enable Digital Transformation
Region : North AmericaThe global unified communications and collaboration (UCC) market is in a rapid state of transition. A sweeping shift to services-based solutions and greater for integration and customization capabilities is are encouraging broader adoption. Market traction is expected to further accelerate as end user organizations recognize UCC as essential elemen...
Leveraging Third-party Expertise and Resources for Better Communications Asset Management
Region : North AmericaBusinesses are increasingly seeking to outsource various information technology (IT) tasks as well as end-to-end IT infrastructure management in order to improve operational efficiencies, leverage a partner’s stronger technology expertise, and gain a competitive edge. Managed customer premises equipment (CPE) services, including managed Internet ...
Cloud and SaaS Adoption Accelerates as Premises-based UCC Deployments Decline
Region : North AmericaAfter years of provider initiatives, the UCC industry is finally moving in earnest toward software, services, and cloud architectures. Millennials, mobility, social, and BYOT continue to drive technology development in the quest for improved user adoption of UCC. Integration with business applications is a key focal area as UCC vendors strive to de...
Unlocking the Value of the Connected Vehicle
Region : Asia PacificWe spend a significant amount of time commuting each day as we go about our daily lives; time that we would rather spend doing other things. With the advent of ubiqiutous connectivity, we are now able to do just that using our smart devices within our cars; activities like watching a streaming video clip on-the-go or reading our emails. The connect...