Mobile Telecommunications in China: Market Research Report

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Mobile Telecommunications Market Research Report | Aug 2013

IBISWorld’s Mobile Telecommunications market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

In the past decade, the Mobile Telecommunications industry in China has developed rapidly with strong growth in service subscribers. Services provided by the industry are increasing in scope and speed, replacing those provided by the Wired Telecommunication industry in China (IBISWorld industry report 6011).

In the five years through 2013, revenue from the Mobile Telecommunications industry in China has been increasing at an annualized rate of 10.8%. In 2013, industry revenue is expected to grow 10.4% to $141.8 billion, and account for about 70.0% of revenue of China's telecommunication sector as a whole. Within this industry, the mobile data service segment has expanded rapidly, while the paging services segment has almost disappeared.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

China's Mobile Telecommunications industry began to develop in 1987 when the first mobile communication system was set up and used for commercial purposes in Guangzhou. In the five years to 2013, mobile phone subscriber numbers and industry revenue are expected to increase at annualized rates of 13.6% and 10.8%, respectively. Industry value-added in the decade to 2018 is expected to increase at an annualized rate of 9.0%, in the vicinity of China's overall economic growth rate.

Although the basic telecommunications sector operates as an oligopoly, the competition level has intensified, and new services are constantly being launched. China's telecommunication sector reforms introduced China Telecom as a new competitor in the industry... purchase to read more


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What is the Mobile Telecommunications Industry?

The Mobile Telecommunications industry in China provides mobile telecommunication services, including mobile voice services and value-added services, such as short message service (SMS), multimedia messaging services (MMS), interactive voice response, Java-based mobile value-added services, binary runtime environment for wireless (BREW), and color ring-back tone services.

Industry Products
Voice servicesSMSMMSWAPIVRCRBTJavaOther services
Industry Activities
Local mobile voice servicesLong-distance mobile voice services for Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and the global marketMiscellaneous mobile value-added services

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