CellSiteOptimization_2A communications service provider (CSP) is a service provider that transports information electronically, for example a telecommunications service provider. The term encompasses public and private companies in the telecom (landline and wireless), Internet, cable, satellite, and managed services businesses.

The term CSP came into vogue in the late 1990s. Prior to this time, communications businesses were highly specialized, with little overlap between traditional telecom, cellular, cable, and Internet companies. In the 1990s, deregulation (in the US, the Telecom Act of 1996) and technology convergence began to cause massive upheaval in the industry, driving huge investments in optical fiber and network assets. As companies began to offer broader portfolios of communications services, traditional categories were inadequate to describe service providers. The term “communications service provider” is now widely accepted as a broad category encompassing all of these businesses.

LightRiver offers a comprehensive portfolio of Tier 1 products, solutions, and services for CSP’s, with the on demand expertise needed for those solutions that best suit your need. Our technologies and expertise can help you maximize connectivity, reduce network complexity, and achieve greater commercial success, with shorter service delivery times and advantageous access to products and pricing, unbound by the constraints of any single vendor, or multi-vendor, network.

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