Telco APIs: Market Dynamics, Commercial Activities, and Business Models

Price: Starting at USD 1,950
Publish Date: 05 Jun 2024
Code: AN-6156
Research Type: Research Report
Pages: 11
Telco APIs: Market Dynamics, Commercial Activities, and Business Models
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Actionable Benefits

Actionable Benefits

  • Plan your involvement in telco Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) according to your product area and market focus.
  • Identify which companies will dominate in telco APIs: telcos, equipment vendors, Communications Platform-as-a-Service (CPaaS) providers, or hyperscalers?
  • Understand the commercial opportunities and who to partner with in the telco API market.
Critical Questions Answered

Critical Questions Answered

  • What are telco APIs in 2024 and why is there so much interest around them?
  • Who is doing what in telco APIs?
  • What is the difference between telcos, CPaaS companies, and hyperscalers in telco APIs?
  • Will telco APIs succeed commercially and who will be the key winners?
  • How are advanced telco APIs being used, including Quality of Service (QoS) on Demand and network slicing?
Research Highlights

Research Highlights

  • Tier One telcos are now attempting to launch their own, individual telco API initiatives, including T-Mobile US and Vodafone.
  • CPaaS companies have already attracted developer interest and integration, and are expanding to telco APIs.
  • Amazon Web Service (AWS) and Microsoft Azure are actively engaging with telcos, trying to add value to their existing developer ecosystems.
Who Should Read This?

Who Should Read This?

  • Decision makers for telco API initiatives.
  • Developers aiming to utilize telco APIs.
  • Telcos assessing a potential API strategy and trying to understand who to partner with.

Table of Contents

Key Recommendations

Market Dynamics

Commercial Activities

Hyperscaler: Azure Programmable Connectivity
Hyperscaler: AWS
CPaaS Provider: Infobip
Network Vendor: Nokia Network as Code
Marketplace Provider: LotusFlare

Business Models