Many CSPs are either planning or in the process of upgrading to agile cloud-enabled IT systems to support the monetization of 5G services. This report looks at the market dynamics and areas of CSP IT investment for 5G monetization.
- CSPs need to adjust their expectations of 5G functionality, because 3GPP standards dictate that 5G functionality will arrive across three phases from 2018 until 2022.
Features and Benefits
- Explains the phases of 5G network maturity.
- Analyzes what IT capabilities will be needed in a monetization solution for 5G.
Key questions answered
- What 5G-related use cases will CSPs need to monetize?
- Where are the most important areas of investment for 5G monetization?
Table of contents
Recommendations for service providers
Recommendations for vendors
CSPs need to adjust their expectation of 5G
The features of 5G will arrive in phases
Technology maturity will drive use case development
Investment priorities for monetizing 5G
Three areas of investment for 5G monetization