Telecom Software Mediated Networks (NFV/SDN) Customer Adoption Study

The Telecom Software Mediated Networks (NFV/SDN) Customer Adoption Study includes details on telecom NFV and SDN trends, adoption rates, key adoption triggers, commercial deployment, use cases and spending, as well as supplier perception by systems integration, hardware, software and managed services.


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


  • Varies


  • AT&T
  • Bharti
  • British Telecom
  • CenturyLink
  • China Mobile
  • China Telecom
  • China Unicom
  • Deutsche Telekom
  • KDDI
  • MTN
  • NTT Communications
  • Orange
  • Telecom Italia
  • Telefonica
  • Telia
  • Verizon
  • VEON
  • Vodafone


  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA

Table of Contents

  • Executive Summary
  • Key Findings
  • Customer Adoption Trends
  • Customer Adoption Trends
  • NFV
  • NFV Adoption
  • NFV Commercial Deployment
  • NFV Triggers
  • SDN
  • SDN Adoption
  • SDN Commercial Deployment
  • SDN Triggers
  • Technology Trends
  • Supplier Assessment
  • Overall
  • Systems Integration
  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Managed Services
  • Appendix
  • Demographics
  • Deployment Time Frame
  • Definitions
  • About TBR

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