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Global Wireless Telecommunications Carriers: Market Research Report

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Global Wireless Telecommunications Carriers Market Research Report | Aug 2016

The global economy presents its own set of opportunities and threats for businesses in a range of industries. IBISWorld’s Global Wireless Telecommunications Carriers global market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report focuses on industry performance in key regions around the world and identifies the leading companies globally.

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Market Share of Companies
China Mobile China Mobile market share
Verizon Communications Verizon Communications market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Revenue
$2tr
Annual Growth 11-16
4.3%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment ('000)
2,441
Businesses
1,119,000
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, wireless communications have become essential to the day-to-day lives of the majority of the world's consumers, resulting in a surge in demand. The overwhelming majority of new wireless subscriptions over the period have emanated from emerging markets, particularly those of India, China and Africa. In contrast, markets in developed economies have reached saturation, preventing wireless carriers in these markets from achieving the subscriber growth rates of their counterparts in emerging economies and instead leading them to focus on increasing per-user revenue. Industry growth is expected to continue in the next five years as carriers complete fourth-generation network rollouts and benefit from booming demand for data services... read more

Industry Products

Over the past five years, the industry has shifted away from its traditional product (i.e. voice telephony) toward high-margin data services. While this shift is much more prominent in the developed world, data services are expected to increasingly cement themselves as the industry's main product moving forward. Indeed, fourth-generation (4G) networks are IP-based networks, on which data is organized and transmitted in packets, and will eventually make no distinction between voice and data transmission.

Voice telephony

Voice telephony services account for 48.0% of revenue... read more

 


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What is the Global Wireless Telecommunications Carriers Industry?

Companies in this industry operate and maintain switching and transmission facilities to provide direct communications via wireless radio transmission. Wireless services include cellular voice telephony services, messaging services, broadband data services and mobile backhaul services (i.e. transferring data from small subnetworks to a network core). Carriers may also retail mobile handsets and related equipment to consumers. The industry does not include mobile virtual network operators.

Industry Products
Voice telephonyMessagingData servicesEquipment
 
Industry Activities
Providing voice telephony servicesProviding mobile messaging servicesProviding mobile data servicesProviding mobile backhaul servicesRetailing handsets and associated equipment


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