Telecom Edge Compute Market Landscape

Edge computing has become a major area of interest and investment in the telecom industry, driven by the need to improve user experiences as well as enable and support new business models. Communication service providers are also keen to invest in edge computing as a cost-efficiency solution, with 5G as well as the cloudification and virtualization of networks driving the build-out of edge compute environments.

TBR’s Telecom Edge Compute Market Landscape, which is global in scope, deep dives into the edge compute-related initiatives of stakeholders in the telecom market including telecom operators, cable operators, and vendors that supply the telecom market. The research includes key findings, market size, regional summary, technology trends, use cases, operator and vendor positioning and strategies, and acquisition and alliance strategies and opportunities.

Cadence

Semiannual, 2Q/4Q (publishes in June and December)

Segments

  • Key Findings
  • Market Size
  • Regional Summary
  • Technology Trends
  • Phases of Market Development
  • Use Cases
  • Operator Performance and Strategy
  • Vendor Performance and Strategy
  • Acquistion and Alliance Strategy and Opportunities

Vendors

  • Cisco
  • Ericsson
  • Huawei
  • IBM
  • Juniper
  • Nokia
  • Samsung
  • ZTE

Operators

  • AT&T
  • British Telecom
  • CenturyLink
  • China-based operators
  • Deutsche Telekom
  • Korea-based operators
  • NTT Communications
  • Orange
  • Telefonica
  • Verizon
  • Vodafone

Geography

  • Americas
  • EMEA
  • APAC

Recent Publications

 

The CSP ecosystem is at the early stages of a major edge build-out

Spend on edge infrastructure will ramp up significantly in 2021 Drivers of this ramp up will include data traffic optimization, new use cases of the network, IoT proliferation, and data privacy and data sovereignty requirements, among others. For additional information, read our recent special report TBR projects CSP spend on edge compute infrastructure will exceed […]

 

5G will be widely deployed across nearly all developed markets by the end of 2022; most emerging markets will be late adopters of the technology

Early majority Though a viable business case for operators to gain revenue from 5G has yet to materialize (except for fixed wireless access), the primary initial driver of 5G deployment is realizing the efficiency gains the technology provides versus LTE. Operators in developed markets have accelerated their 5G deployment timetables over the past year, primarily […]

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