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Courtney Munroe

Group Vice President of Worldwide Telecommunications Research

Courtney Munroe is responsible for IDC’s continuous research on global Telecommunications trends. The core research includes the evolution of WAN networking to Software Defined Hybrid Wide Area Networking, and the impact of Digital Transformation on the WAN architecture. His research focus also includes consumer and Enterprise networking requirements and analysis the Communications Service Provider strategies as they transform to implement new business models.


Mr. Munroe was formerly Vice President at Probe Research, where he established and directed Probe's Telecom Services programs. Prior to joining Probe, Mr. Munroe was Associate Director of Global Telecom Service Markets at Northern Business Information. He has also worked at DRI/McGraw-Hill, an economic forecasting company.


  • B.A. in Economics from Columbia University
  • Attended the University of Wisconsin
  • Frequent speaker, presenter and moderator at industry conferences as well as participating in numerous consulting projects, and providing analysis for multiple media outlets.
On January 23, 2018, Verizon released its 4Q17 and full-year 2017 earnings report. Full-year 2017 total revenue was $126 billion, a slight increase of 0.04% over full-year 2016 revenue. The company's reported revenue in 4Q17 was $34 billion...
On October 19, 2017, Verizon released its 3Q17 earnings report. The company reported revenue of $30.5 billion, a slight increase of 2.5% over 3Q16 revenue. But, the company's adjusted EPS has decreased slightly from $1.01 in 3Q16 to 0.98 ce...
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Telecom and Cable Service Provider M&A and IPO Analysis, 2017

Mar 2018 - IDC Perspective - Doc # US43593118

by: Courtney MunroeMark Winther,  Ragupathy Vellappa,  Venkatesh Mahale

This IDC Perspective provides an overview and analysis of telecom and cable service provider network M&A deals, joint ventures (JVs), and IPOs disclosed in 2017. The document is limited to M&A deals in which the acquirer would take ...
U.S. Colocation Services Forecast, 2018–2022

Mar 2018 - Market Forecast - Doc # US43549217

by: Courtney Munroe,  Kumar Abhishek

This IDC study examines the U.S. colocation services market (retail and wholesale), providing market sizing for 2017 and a five-year growth forecast for 2018–2022."Spurred by the continued move to cloud platforms and digital transformation,...
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