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TECH SUPPLIER May 2018 - Market Perspective - Doc # CA42531818

Canadian Communications Service Provider Capex Spending, 2017–2018

By: Lawrence SurteesResearch Vice President, Communications

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This IDC Market Perspective updates IDC Canada's previous analysis of Canadian telecommunications service providers' 2017 capital expenditure forecasts. CSPs are facing a transition to become service providers of the future to face the twin challenges of market erosion by new entrants and cable players in each other's core markets coupled with stalled penetration in wireless. These forces will sustain Canadian CSP capex spending at almost C$12.1 billion in 2018, according to IDC Canada's annual communications capital expenditure study.

"The imperative of investing in next-generation network technologies provides many compelling benefits for CSPs to undertake this journey now and has taken on a new urgency as preparations begin for the looming rollout of next-generation 5G wireless networks," says study author Lawrence Surtees, vice president and principal analyst in the Communications Practice at IDC Canada Ltd.


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