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The 3-billion-person opportunity.

Changing regulation, novel competitors and technology disruption mean threatened growth and eroding revenues for service providers – yet by 2024 almost 3 billion people, or 35 percent of the global population, will remain unconnected to the mobile internet…


Global mobile subscribers & service revenues

Service Providers title

Source: Omdia


Holistic research and unmatched analysis of service providers and their markets.

Take advantage of new technology disruption and business model transformation. Understand service provider priorities, benchmark competitors, track spending, and make sense of the continuously changing digital and communications service provider world…



"No network domain remains untouched. And, while service providers share a common network vision, many are starting from different places, propelled by different strategies. Working through these dynamics and making the right choices is often the difference between success and failure."

Evan Kirchheimer
Vice President
Service Provider & Communications Research




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Omdia can help you unlock value in entirely new and profound ways, helping to service providers and enterprise understand and influence market shifts, with the most complete and interconnected view of the service provider ecosystem…

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  • Americas, Asia, Europe, Middle East & Africa
    Integrated data and expert insight regionally for service provider consolidation & convergence, 5G strategies, innovation and services outlooks

  • Regulation
    Assessments of future network regulation, 5G spectrum priority, digital economy regulation and more

  • Broadband, Bundling & Pricing
    Subscription & revenue sizing and pricing trends of the fixed broadband market

  • World Information Service
    Historical market data and five-year forecasts and analysis by region, country and segment for mobile, fixed, TV and video markets

  • Mobile Backhaul & Microwave 
    Macrocell and small cell mobile backhaul, mobile fronthaul, microwave and millimeter wave equipment, vendors and operators

  • Broadband Access
    Service provider metrics, broadband access infrastructure products, operators and vendors

  • Optical Networks
    Optical hardware, data center interconnect packet-optical and optical transport network equipment, data center optics, 100G+ ports

  • Routing & Switching
    Carrier Ethernet switches, IP edge and core routers, virtual routers, Ethernet access, and Ethernet ports

  • Optical Components
    Volume, revenue, forecasts and market trends with quarterly market shares and more

  • Carrier Network Software
    Software-defined networking and network functions virtualization markets

  • Telecoms Operations & IT
    Forecasts across the landscape, with revenues, vendor services revenues, and IT spending

  • Telecoms AI
    AI, analytics, automation, and blockchain for operational efficiency, security, and monetization

  • Service Provider Network Economics
    Market trends and conditions, including revenue, investment, outsourcing and the global economy

  • Service Provider VoIP & IMS
    Call session control function, home subscriber server, trunk media gateways, session border controllers, media servers, and more

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Service provider experts at Omdia.


Daniel Simmons

Executive Director, Enterprise & Residential Communications Technology UK 15 + years experience
Specialities include Service Enablement and Analytics, Home Networks, Broadband Infrastructure, Set-Top Box
Products covered Service Providers

Paul Erickson

Senior Research Analyst, Service Provider Technology USA 13 + years experience
Specialities include Connected Devices

Seth Wallis-Jones

Principal Analyst, Telecommunications UK 18 + years experience
Specialities include Consumer Platforms and Ecosystems
Products covered Consumer Electronics