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Global Wireless Telecommunications Carriers: Market Research Report

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Global Wireless Telecommunications Carriers Market Research Report | Oct 2014

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 identifies the leading companies globally and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
China Mobile China Mobile market share
Verizon Communications Verizon Communications market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Revenue
$2tr
Annual Growth 09-14
4.2%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment ('000)
2,253
Businesses
1,062,000
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

In 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 past five years 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 SWOT Analysis

In both developed and emerging markets, the Global Wireless Telecommunications Carriers industry is in the growth phase of its lifecycle. Over the 10 years to 2019, industry value-added (IVA), which measures the industry's contribution to the global economy, is expected to grow at an annualized rate of 3.6%, the same rate as global GDP. Although revenue is still growing in the developed world, growth rates are gradually contracting as markets approach saturation. In contrast, the industry is experiencing double-digit growth in emerging markets as subscriber numbers increase rapidly.

The industry is characterized by an extremely high rate of technological change and short technology life cycles... 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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