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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 | Feb 2016

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
$256bn
Annual Growth 11-16
2.6%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
272,057
Businesses
748
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 SWOT Analysis Chapter

Wireless telecommunications carriers operate in a highly dynamic, technologically intensive industry that is in the mature phase of its life cycle. Industry growth is expected to increase slower than the overall economy over the 10 years to 2021. IBISWorld projects that industry value added, which measures an industry's contribution to the overall economy, will grow an annualized 2.6%, compared with the forecast 2.3% annualized growth of GDP over the same period. Industry growth has been limited by profit pressure as well as slowing revenue growth as the wireless space becomes increasingly saturated.

Technological advancement requires continuous reinvestment in infrastructure. Despite rapid growth, consolidation is a commonly used expansion tactic in this industry... 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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