IDC's Canadian Communications Services program provides communications service providers and IT vendors with executive-level insights and compelling thought leadership into competitive, technological, and regulatory trends impacting the Canadian communications services market. This service also offers unparalleled detail on sizing and forecasting market segments and insights into new opportunities, lists drivers of the communications service providers of the future, and offers advice based on end-user research.
Canadian Communications Services
Markets and Subjects Analyzed
- Broadband internet access, including cable, DSL, and fixed wireless
- IP convergence and enterprise WAN data services
- Wireless voice and data, including 4G/5G, WLAN, Wi-Fi, and wireless enterprise adoption
- Wireline local access and long distance traditional markets and next-generation SIP trunk access, SD-WAN, and UCC
- Residential, small, midsize, and large enterprises and wholesale markets
- Next-generation network (NGN) trends including optical networking, software-defined networking, 5G edge and LEO satellite constellations, and communications service providers of the future series
- Who's Who in the Zoo: Canadian Communications Services Market Shares
- Canadian Communications Service Provider Capex Spending
- Canadian Wireless Services Forecast
- Canadian Communications Services Forecast
- Enterprise Communications Survey of Usage and Preference
- Enterprise TV Forecast
- Communications Service Providers of the Future — Emerging Topic Series
In addition to the insight provided in this service, IDC may conduct research on specific topics or emerging market segments via research offerings that require additional IDC funding and client investment.
Key Questions Answered
- What are the current competitive dynamics in the communications service sector?
- How should communications service providers approach each market segment?
- What are the size and market share position of players in each segment?
- How are communications service providers leveraging next-generation network technologies, and what opportunities are emerging from network platform convergence?
- What is the impact of emerging technologies on both network architecture and service delivery including enterprise digital transformation?
- How will the market for wireless services evolve over the next five years?
AT&T Inc., Acronym Solutions Inc., Allstream Inc., Amazon.com Inc., Aptum Technologies Inc., Avaya Inc., Axia FibreNet Ltd., BT Group plc, Beanfield Technologies Inc., Bell Aliant Inc., Bell Canada, Blackberry Ltd., Bragg Communications Inc., CenturyLink Inc., Ciena Corporation, Cisco Systems Inc., Cogeco Communications Inc., Crosslake Fibre, Deutsche Telekom AG, Digital Colony Management, LLC, Distributel Communications Ltd, Eastlink, Ericsson, Freedom Mobile Inc., Google LLC, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., IBM, Intel Corporation, Manitoba Telecom Services Inc., Microsoft Corporation, Nokia Corporation, Northwestel Inc., Persona Communications Inc., Rogers Communications Inc., SSI Micro Ltd., Samsung, Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Corporation, Shaw Communications Inc., TELUS Corporation, Telefonica S.A., Telesat, Terago Inc., Thunder Bay Telephone, Utilities Kingston, Verizon Communications, Inc., Vianet Inc., Videotron Ltd., Vonage Holdings Corp., Xplornet Communications Inc, ZTE Corporation
Meet the Experts
Research Vice President, Communications
Research Director, Canadian Communications Markets and Strategies
Group Vice President, Worldwide C-Suite and Canadian Future Enterprise Research