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Wireless Telecommunications Carriers in the US: Market Research Report

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Wireless Telecommunications Carriers Market Research Report | NAICS 51332 | Apr 2014

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
$234bn
Annual Growth 09-14
2.9%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
279,050
Businesses
882
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Wireless Telecommunications Carriers industry has posted continuous growth, with subscriber numbers on the rise. Consumers are becoming increasingly dependent on cell phones for voice and messaging services, leading to a surge in demand for wireless telecommunications carriers. Going forward, a crucial factor will be how the competition unfolds for wireless spectrum, which is an increasingly rare commodity... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The Wireless Telecommunications Carriers industry has performed well over the past five years, as the number of broadband connections exploded at an annual rate of 19.6%. The industry generated strong revenue growth and profitability due to infrastructure investments and advancements in technology. In the five years to 2014, revenue is expected to grow 2.9% per year on average to $234.0 billion, including an increase of 2.0% in 2014 alone. Profitability, has fluctuated over the period primarily due to the high level of mergers and acquisitions as well as an influx of low-cost options.

Data-driven growth

Demand for mobile data services has grown at a strong pace over the past five years, and the industry's major players have taken advantage of the opportunity... 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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