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A clear view of the fast changing telecom infrastructure value chain

The old order of network equipment vendors is undergoing major disruption. Whether it’s SDN, NFV or cloud computing, new technologies are altering the market beyond recognition, and start-ups, developer ecosystems and open-source initiatives are creating more ways to innovate within the value chain. There are many exciting new revenue opportunities for both established and emerging vendors in the form of technologies like 5G, FTTx, GPON, G.Fast and Mobile Edge Computing.

Forecaster helps network vendors, technology companies, and service providers make sense of the rapidly changing world of telecom infrastructure. We bring you unbiased market data to help you understand what is important for your business and empower your decision making. Thanks to the historical depth of our data and our highly experienced team, we can provide you with the needed context around emerging market topics to deliver accurate guidance on what is important and what is just a fad.


Forecasts include:


  • 40G, 100G and 200G OC

  • Carrier Ethernet Equipment Market

  • Communications Provider Revenues & Capex

  • Data Center Interconnect

  • Data Center Interconnect & DCI

  • Datacom Optical Components

  • Fixed Broadband Subscription and Revenue


  • Intra-Data Center Port

  • LTE by Spectrum

  • Media Transformation ICT Services

  • Mobile Backhaul and Fronthaul

  • Mobile Subscription and Revenue

  • Network & IT Vendor Services


  • OC FTTx

  • Optical Networks

  • OSS/BSS Revenue

  • Radio Access Network

  • Service Provider Switching & Routing

  • Wireline Broadband Access Equipment

Forecaster - Service Provider Technology

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Comprehensive service provider technology coverage

Tracking and forecast data for optical components/networks, LTE by spectrum, mobile backhaul/fronthaul, OSS/BSS, CEM, radio access networks, switching/routing, Ethernet equipment, etc.  

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Service provider technology metrics

Integrated view of revenue, market share, subscriptions, CAPEX, and other KPIs with the ability to drill down to regional data across service technologies.

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Technology vendors

Market data that enables you to track service providers’ IT investments, identify sales and partnering opportunities, and evaluate your competitive position.

Leading Analysts


Daryl Schoolar

Practice Leader, Next Generation Infrastructure
Daryl Schoolar

Daryl specializes in

  • Radio Access Market

+ 20 years experience


Ian Redpath

Practice Leader
Ian Redpath 500x500

Ian specializes in

  • ServiceProvider

+ 24 years experience


Kris Szaniawski

Practice Leader, Telecoms Operations and IT
Kris Scaniawski

Kris specializes in

  • ServiceProvider

+ 26 years experience

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