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Wireless Telecommunications Carriers in the US: Market Research Report

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Wireless Telecommunications Carriers Market Research Report | NAICS 51721 | Mar 2015

On call: The proliferation of mobile phones spurs demand for wireless service

IBISWorld’s Wireless Telecommunications Carriers market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$242bn
Annual Growth 10-15
2.2%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
259,985
Businesses
596
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Wireless Telecommunications Carriers industry benefited from the rapid development of mobile devices. Additionally, infrastructure investments and advancements in technology have also led to strong revenue growth. In the next five years, the industry's performance will largely depend on how competition unfolds for wireless spectrum. However, the industry is expected to increase as a result of expanding demand for wireless data services... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Wireless Telecommunications Carriers industry exhibits a high level of concentration. In 2015, the top four major players in this industry (AT&T, Verizon, Sprint Nextel and T-Mobile) are expected to account for about 98.9% of industry revenue. This higher concentration is consistent with the high level of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity that has taken place over the past five years. The purpose of the substantial M&A activity has been to acquire subscribers and expand coverage by acquiring spectrum licenses. M&As have become popular because increasing market penetration has made customer acquisition more expensive than when the industry was in its strong early growth phase... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Wireless Telecommunications Carriers Industry?

This industry operates and maintains switching and transmission facilities to provide direct communication through radio-based cellular networks. Industry services include cellular mobile phone services, paging services, wireless internet access and wireless video services.

Industry Products
Cellular voice servicesText messagingOther data servicesPagingAdvanced PCS servicesOther services
 
Industry Activities
Providing wireless network communication service for local, long-distance and international callsProviding messaging services, such as short message services (SMS) and multimedia messaging services (MMS)Providing wireless internet services and other non-messaging dataSelling cell phones and other wireless devicesRenting out wireless telecommunications equipmentWholesaling wireless infrastructure capacity to telecommunications resellersOperating and maintaining of switching and transmission facilities


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