Hyperscalers are poised to disrupt the private cellular networks market over the next few years

Hyperscalers are poised to disrupt the private cellular networks market through their ecosystems, platforms and marketplaces Hyperscalers (especially Amazon, Google and Microsoft) intend to standardize, modularize and verticalize private cellular networks (PCN)-related solutions inside their ecosystems, platforms and marketplaces, especially as it pertains to 5G and edge computing. Hyperscalers are focused on hiding the complexity […]

Hyperscalers are poised to disrupt the private cellular networks market over the next few years

Key insights Hyperscalers (especially Amazon, Google and Microsoft) intend to standardize, modularize and verticalize [private cellular networks (PCN)-related solutions inside their ecosystems, platforms and marketplaces, especially as it pertains to 5G and edge computing. Enterprise and government consumption of networking resources will ultimately come to resemble how IT resources are consumed via the cloud, and […]

Top 3 Predictions for Telecom in 2022

Telecom industry faces new challenges in the post-pandemic era 2022 will be a transition year for the telecom industry After emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic relatively unscathed, the telecom industry is entering a new phase and faces a new set of challenges. These challenges include navigating a supply chain left in shambles due to the impact of […]

5G market update: Insights from TBR’s Telecom team

The global 5G market is entering the ramp stage. Driven by China, the U.S., South Korea and select countries that were among the early deployers of the technology, communication service providers (CSPs) in other countries will begin adopting and deploying 5G over the next five years. Unprecedented government stimulus targeted at the ICT sector and […]

CSP demand for 5G infrastructure is expected to remain robust for at least the next few years

Key Insights Traditional RAN will remain the predominant architecture through 2025. Open vRAN will take time to mature and go mainstream. Mobile broadband (MBB) and fixed wireless access (FWA) will remain primary use cases for 5G; government and enterprise pursuit of digital transformation wil drive other use cases. APAC will lead the world in 5G […]

Global governments will drive 5G development through stimulus initiatives and preference for domestic suppliers

Government stimulus will advance global 5G development; government support of domestic suppliers will aid smaller vendors Unprecedented fiscal and monetary stimulus unleashed amid the COVID-19 pandemic will fund, both directly and indirectly, a large portion of the infrastructure cost for economic digitalization. As of August 2021, TBR estimates $3.5 trillion, or around 10% of global […]

Webscales in the digital ecosystem: Insights from TBR’s Telecom team

Webscales encroach on telecom sector to realize value of digital economy Trillions of dollars in economic value will be created globally from 5G, edge computing, AI and other new technologies during this decade, and TBR believes the world’s largest webscales (aka hyperscalers) will capture an outsized portion of this opportunity. Webscales are building end-to-end digital […]

Webscales are simultaneously moving into multiple trillion-dollar industries, including telecom

Webscales need to enter and disrupt trillion-dollar industries to maintain growth trajectories and sustain stock valuations Transportation (e.g., connected vehicles), logistics, financial services, healthcare, telecom and other sectors each represent at least a trillion dollars in economic value globally, and webscales are targeting each of these industries for disruption. Webscales need to rapidly scale their […]

Webscales aim to exploit the value created from the nexus of distributed computing and intelligent connectivity

TBR has revamped its original Webscale ICT Market Landscape starting with the 1H21 publication. As part of this revamp, the report name has been changed to Webscale Digital Ecosystem Market Landscape. Though this report still covers the end-to-end digital ecosystem endeavors of the major webscales at a holistic level, the content of this report will […]