Japan Telecommunications Services Market Forecast, 2017−2021
This provides forecast regarding the number of connections, revenue, and spending for each market in the key Japan communication services market from 2016 to 2021. The five areas of forecast include, enterprise WAN services, mobile data communication services, fixed broadband, VoIP, and fixed voice/ISDN markets. Besides, IDC also provides forecast for public cloud connection applications in the WAN services market and MVNO communication services market, which are deemed as key attention areas. In the future, it is believed that many vendors and carriers will develop software defined-wide area network (SD-WAN) market, as part of new changes in the enterprise WAN market.IDC Japan's Senior Market Analyst for Communications, Yoko Ono, says that "SD-WAN acts as a game changer. Through SD-WAN, vendors are able to provide the freedom to choose the communication lines offered by carriers; and at the same time, carriers are able to change the rules of the game by enabling the interoperability of different SD-WAN functions, such as liberating themselves from vendor lock-in. Carriers should strive to enhance the virtualization software development structure for WAN services and create a competitive framework that is advantageous to its company."
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