Edge strategy case studies: operators’ progress report

19 January 2024 | Research

Daniel Beazer

Case studies report | PPTX and PDF (31 slides) | Edge and Media Platforms

"Operators that are investing at the edge need to build broader in-house capabilities at the infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) layer and above to maximise their returns on investment."


This report evaluates the edge computing propositions of ten telecoms operators that are market leaders in terms of their vision and execution in edge computing. It benchmarks the progress that they have made (and continue to make) in this emerging market. It also provides recommendations for operators that are assessing or reassessing their approach to edge computing.

Questions answered in this report

  • What are the different types of approaches that operators are taking to edge computing, and which are the most competitive?
  • What types of edge computing services are telecoms operators developing?
  • What can operators do to improve their edge propositions and what risks are they running with the propositions that they currently offer?
  • What can operators learn from each other’s approaches to the edge compute market?

Case studies included in this report

  • China Unicom
  • Lumen
  • Orange Business Services
  • SK Telecom
  • Singtel
  • Telefónica
  • Telenor
  • Telstra
  • Verizon
  • Vodafone

Learn more in the associated article.


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