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At this year's MWC in Los Angeles, Netcracker hosted a summit showcasing strategies and customer stories to support hyperscale innovation. As ICPs increase market share in the telecoms industry, CSPs must become agile and innovative to compete.


  • CSP revenue has been declining at a CAGR of -1.2% since 2013, but ICP revenue has grown at double-digit rates and now accounts for 41% of revenue in the telecoms industry.
  • Rakuten Japan's MNO launch highlights the growing threat of ICPs.

Features and Benefits

  • Understand why CSPs need to innovate.
  • Learn how ICPs are a threat to CSP market share.
  • Learn how Netcracker is enabling CSPs to address industry challenges.
  • Understand how operational changes can enable CSPs to innovate.

Key questions answered

  • What threat do ICPs pose to the telecoms industry?
  • How is Netcracker helping CSPs address industry challenges?
  • How does Rakuten Japan's MNO launch impact the telecoms industry?
  • Why is embracing agile operating principles important?
  • How can vendors help CSPs to embrace agile operating principles?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • CSPs need to prioritize investment in innovation
  • Rakuten Japan MNO launch highlights the growing threat of ICPs
  • Netcracker's refocused product strategy better aligns with shifting CSP priorities
  • Embracing agile principles is essential to innovation


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