22 Mar 2021 — News

Telefónica named the only Challenger in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global.

Telefónica has been placed in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for 5 consecutive years and this year has been recognized as a Challenger for its Completeness of Vision and Ability to execute

Madrid, 22nd of March 2021 - Telefónica, a leading provider of a wide range of integrated communication and digital solutions for the B2B market, has for the fifth consecutive year been positioned in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global, and this year is the only provider included in the report as Challenger.

We are incredibly proud to have been positioned as Challenger in the Magic Quadrant for our Completeness of Vision and Ability to execute. In what has been a challenging year for us all, we have demonstrated our commitment to providing our customers with the most reliable, world-leading global network communication services. Our ethos is to be at the cutting edge of cloud communications and cloud network services, enabling us to be the partner of choice for our customers’ in their digital transformation and their cloud and network requirements”, states Hugo de los Santos, Telefónica Cyber & Cloud Tech Products & Services Director.

In addition, Telefónica has been evaluated in the 2021 Gartner Critical Capabilities Network Services, Global report.

According to the report, “Challengers are strong in execution, but narrower than Leaders in their vision for taking market leadership. They focus more on established network services and geographies and are typically followers of the market innovations created by Leaders and Visionaries.”


Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global, Neil Rickard, et al., March 2021

Gartner, Critical Capabilities for Network Services,  Global, Danellie Young, et al., March 2021



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