MTN Consulting provides independent research & strategic support to the telecommunications, cloud, and IoT marketplace.

Our three core offerings


Each quarter we publish over 10 reports assessing the key companies and technologies shaping tomorrow’s telecommunications & cloud infrastructure markets.

Market data

We measure the markets we cover with care, and share some of the data with the public. We also sell a premium slice of our latest quarterly network operator financial analysis.


We advise clients in the areas of scenario planning, market sizing & forecasting, benchmarking, M&A due diligence, and marketing strategy.

Our Blogs

Webscale operators take their battle to space...

After spending billions for improved connectivity on land (data centres) and sea (submarine cables), top webscale network operators (WNOs) are now looking to conquer another frontier – outer space. In April 2019, Amazon more

Posted by: Arun Menon on June 6, 2019
5G and Data Center-Friendly Transmission Network Architectures...

Introduction In the last few years the demands from webscale network operators (WNOs, Figure 1) on transmission network architectures have changed considerably. From pure raw capacity requirements and lower costs, webscale more

Posted by: Matt Walker on May 31, 2019
AT&T and Verizon 1Q19 earnings: careful capex management and ongo...

Background AT&T and Verizon both reported first quarter 2019 (1Q19) earnings this week. Analysts expecting a capex bump from 5G were disappointed. Capital expenditures (capex) fell at both companies on a year-over-year more

Posted by: Matt Walker on April 24, 2019
Network disaggregation shaping up as crucial to telecom industry’s f...

Network disaggregation is one of those topics that is hard to build an audience around. The appeal of it mostly is on the cost side. It’s not short and enticing like “5G”. And it means different things to different peop more

Posted by: Matt Walker on April 15, 2019