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Rboc Data Market Strategies, Opportunities, And Forecasts 2001-2006

  • ID: 34181
  • Report
  • January 2001
  • Region: Global
  • 220 pages
  • Wintergreen Research, Inc
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This report addresses the rise of data telecommunications as they are expected to become substantially larger than the traditional voice telephony market. Data communications over wireline facilities are facing explosive growth as supply chain efficiencies and partnering creates increasing demand for broadband communications.

Rboc growth relates to the provision of these digital data services. Revenues from data services depend on the type of service provided. Provision of business switched access lines represent a core business for the Rbocs. Data services and products are provided over non-switched access lines.

Non-switched access lines are suited for high-capacity applications. Uses include bulk data transmission, video conferencing, automated teller machines, check/credit card authentication, multimedia and interconnection with wireless networks.

The key topics covered in report include:

- Data as a significant aspect of global market computing systems
- Market Strategies for Voice over DSL
- Internet Driving the Data Networking Market
- Market Growth Opportunities
- Rboc Role in the Proliferation of the Internet
- Established and efficient global management
- Internet computing applications
- Evolution of data servers
- Market Forecasts
- Worldwide Market Shares

This report consists of over 220 pages and 125 tables and figures.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS;

RBOC DATA COMMUNICATIONS EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

ES.1 Key Market Drivers ES-1

ES.2 Summary RBOC Data Market Shares ES-3

ES.3 Summary RBOC Data Forecasts ES-5

ES.4 RBOC Access Line Equivalents ES-6

RBOC DATA MARKET DESCRIPTION

1.1 Internet Driving Market 1-1

1.2 Market Dynamics 1-3

1.2.1 Volume Of Data 1-5

1.3 IT Infrastructure 1-6

1.4 Quality Of Service (QoS) 1-9

1.5 Data Network Market Driving Forces 1-10

1.6 Network Segments 1-14

1.7 Optical Internet 1-14

1.7.1 Noncaptive Data 1-15

1.7.2 Independent Data Function 1-15

1.7.3 Intelligent Data Networks 1-16

1.8 Availability Of Information 1-17

1.9 Global Economy 1-18

1.9.1 Intensifying Competition On A Global Scale 1-21

1.10 Change In Data Markets 1-22

1.10.1 Packet-Switching Systems 1-24

1.11 Web Hosting 1-25

1.12 Web Hosting Market Driving Forces 1-28

1.13 Application Service Provider Provisioning 1-30

1.13.1 Data Center Market Driving Forces 1-31

1.13.2 Applications 1-32

1.13.3 Key Features Of Server Hosting Services 1-34

1.13.4 Application Hosting Markets 1-37

1.13.5 Application Availability 1-38

1.13.6 Application Service Provider (ASP) 1-39

1.13.7 Application Service Provider Companies (ASPs) 1-41

RBOC DATA COMMUNICATIONS MARKET FORECASTS

2.1 RBOC Digital And Data Markets 2-1

2.2 Key Market Drivers 2-1

2.3 Growth Constraints 2-4

2.4 Strategic Benefits Offered RBOC Data Customers 2-5

2.5 Application Service Providers (ASP) 2-5

2.6 Broadband Applications 2-7

2.7 Summary RBOC Data Market Shares 2-8

2.8 Summary RBOC Data Market Segments 2-10

2.9 Summary RBOC Data Forecasts 2-10

2.10 RBOC ATM / Packet 2-12

2.10.1 RBOC ATM / Packet Data Market Forecasts 2-14

2.11 RBOC Frame Relay 2-17

2.11.1 RBOC Frame Relay Data Services Market Forecasts 2-18

2.12 RBOC Leased Lines 2-20

2.12.1 Leased Line Market Driving Forces 2-23

2.13 RBOC DSL 2-24

2.13.1 Key Drivers In RBOC DSL Growth 2-31

2.13.2 ADSL, DSL Markets 2-32

2.13.3 DSL Integrated Network Solutions 2-33

2.14 Data Access Line Summary 2-34

2.14.1 RBOC Total Business Lines Switched And Voice Line Equivalents 2-34

2.14.2 RBOC Switched Business Lines 2-36

2.14.3 RBOC Access Line Equivalents 2-39

2.15 BellSouth Total And Data Access Lines 2-45

2.15.1 BellSouth Data Transport Services 2-45

2.15.2 Bellsouth Wireless Data 2-47

2.15.3 BellSouth Interactive Marketplace 2-47

2.15.4 BellSouth Interactive Messaging Capabilities 2-47

2.16 Qwest Data Access Line Summary 2-47

2.17 SBC Data Access Line Summary 2-49

2.18 Verizon Data Access Line Summary 2-52

2.18.1 Verizon Positioning 2-55

2.18.2 Verizon DSL 2-55

RBOC DATA TARGET MARKETS

3.1 Enterprise Business Units 3-1

3.2 RBOC Data Target Services 3-2

3.2.1 Interconnection Services 3-8

3.2.2 Emerging Broadband Applications 3-10

3.3 Internet Data Services 3-16

3.4 Network Access Services 3-17

3.5 Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) 3-17

3.6 Unbundled Network Elements 3-18

3.7 Digital Subscriber Lines (DSLs) 3-19

3.8 Web Hosting 3-20

3.9 Web Hosting Competitive Factors 3-20

RBOC STRATEGIC POSITIONING

4.1 RBOC Strategic Positioning For Data Communications 4-1

4.1.1 Fiber Strategic Positioning 4-3

4.1.2 Qwest All-Optical Nationwide Network 4-3

4.2 SBC Advanced Data Services 4-4

4.2.1 SBC e-Tone 4-8

4.2.2 SBC's DSL Service 4-10

4.2.3 SBC Fiber 4-10

4.2.4 SBC DSL 4-11

4.2.5 SBC e-tone IBM and E*Trade Strategic Alliance 4-12

4.2.6 SBC Aggressively Migrates To Converged Voice, Data, Video Network 4-13

4.2.7 SBC Voice Trunking Over ATM 4-13

4.3 Qwest 4-14

4.3.1 Network Management 4-17

4.3.2 Qwest Communications All-Optical Nationwide Network 4-17

4.3.3 Qwest High Capacity Fiber Network 4-19

4.3.4 Qwest End To End Network 4-19

4.3.5 Qwest Use Of Advanced Technology 4-20

4.3.6 Qwest Network Management 4-22

4.4 BellSouth Data Positioning 4-24

4.4.1 Bellsouth Data Convenience Services 4-24

4.4.2 Bellsouth Data Directories 4-25

4.4.3 Bellsouth Digital And Data 4-25

4.4.4 BellSouth Wireless Data 4-28

4.4.5 BellSouth Midsize And Small Business Data Strategy 4-28

4.4.6 BellSouth IBM E-Business Alliance Strategy 4-30

4.4.7 Bellsouth / IBM E-Business Initiative Focused At Web-Enabling Small And Mid-Sized Businesses 4-31

4.4.8 BellSouth Big Business Strategy 4-33

4.4.9 Bellsouth Telecommunications Digital And Data 4-35

4.4.10 BellSouth Enterprise And Personal Wireless Data Solutions 4-36

4.4.11 Bellsouth Entertainment 4-38

4.5 Verizon 4-38

4.5.1 Verizon Marketing Of Data 4-41

RBOC COMPANY PROFILES

5.1 Regional Bell Operating Companies (RBOCs) 5-1

5.2 Bellsouth 5-1

5.2.1 BellSouth Research And Development 5-2

5.2.2 Wireless 5-2

5.2.3 BellSouth 2000 Total-Revenues 5-3

5.2.4 Growth Sectors Of BellSouth Businesses 5-3

5.2.5 BellSouth Wireless 5-6

5.2.6 Strengths And Weaknesses Of BellSouth 5-6

5.3 Qwest 5-8

5.3.1 Qwest Partners 5-8

5.3.2 Alliance With Microsoft 5-10

5.3.3 Qwest High-Capacity Fiber Optic Network 5-11

5.3.4 Qwest Equity Investment In Rhythms To Position As Data DSL Provider 5-13

5.3.5 Qwest Investment In Covad To Position As Data DSL Provider 5-14

5.3.6 Strengths And Weaknesses Of Qwest 5-14

5.3.7 Qwest Revenue 2000 5-17

5.4 SBC Communications (SBC) 5-17

5.4.1 SBC End-To-End Service 5-18

5.4.2 SBC Acquisitions 5-18

5.4.3 SBC Prodigy Agreement 5-20

5.4.4 SBC / Sterling Commerce 5-20

5.4.5 SBC / DirecTV Agreement 5-21

5.4.6 SBC / Williams Communications 5-21

5.4.7 Puerto Rico Acquisition 5-21

5.4.8 Radiofone Acquisition 5-22

5.4.9 SBC Information And Entertainment 5-22

5.4.10 Directory And Electronic Advertising Services 5-22

5.4.11 Security Monitoring Services 5-23

5.4.12 Comcast Acquisition 5-23

5.4.13 Cable Television Services 5-23

5.4.14 Cable Television Licenses 5-24

5.4.15 In-Region Long Distance 5-24

5.4.16 SBC Revenue 5-25

5.4.17 SBC National-Local Trends 5-26

5.4.18 Strengths And Weaknesses Of SBC 5-26

5.4.19 SBC Project Pronto 5-30

5.4.20 SBC Wireless 5-30

5.5 Verizon 5-31

5.5.1 Verizon Domestic Telecom 5-39

5.5.2 Verizon Global Wireless 5-40

5.5.3 Verizon Bell Atlantic / GTE Merger 5-42

5.5.4 Verizon Nationwide Wireless Venture 5-43

5.5.5 Strengths And Weaknesses Of Verizon
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