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Wholesale Services
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The Current Analysis coverage of the Wholesale Services sector provides insight into the competitive landscape for service providers in the international carrier-to-carrier services market. The module covers traditional voice/data connectivity and services for mobile network operators, as well as new and evolving strategies in the areas of CDN and media services, all-IP communications, wholesale cloud, managed services, and consulting. The analysis covers Tier 1 major global telcos, as well as newer market entrants and alternative operators.

Coverage areas include:

  • Transport – covers Layer 1 physical network, and Layer 2 and 3 data transmission including core and edge backbone capacity and aggregation, IP Transit, and last-mile access. Also looks at bilateral and peering arrangements.
  • Ethernet – focuses on Layer 2 Ethernet connectivity and transport solutions from basic interconnectivity through to value-added Ethernet VPN and mobile backhaul over Ethernet, and DWDM wavelengths. Also looks at E-NNIs and the evolution of Ethernet Exchanges.
  • IP Services – focuses on platform-based IP communications, including basic and premium QoS-enabled VoIP, IP Centrex, SIP trunking, Telepresence and data WANs. Also focuses on next generation cloud services developed as white-label cloud enablement solutions for resale.
  • CDN and Media Services – focuses on traditional cacheing and distribution of video and content on the Web, and on private networks and coverage of content trading and rights management. This focus area also includes coverage of the delivery of video content moving into higher value services beyond basic CDN, such as advanced video compression and broadcasting.
  • Managed services – covers managed wholesale solutions, network consulting including NGN migration, and managed infrastructure and operational processes. This area also includes managed cloud and data WAN services, managed broadband, and managed wholesale voice platforms.
  • Mobile wholesale services – examines the portfolios and strategies of wholesale telecom companies seeking to meet the needs of Mobile Network Operators (MNOs), including for example international roaming, hubbing, mobile broadband and data, mobile voice termination, IP eXchange, MMS, SMS, GRX, and so on.
  • Voice – covers traditional fixed-line telephony transport and worldwide termination, including voice exchanges and wholesale call signalling/voice routing features.

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