|Market Share Concentration|
|Key Success Factors|
|Cost Structure Benchmarks|
|Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Wireless Telecommunications Carriers|
|Basis of Competition|
|Barriers to Entry |
|Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Wireless Telecommunications Carriers Industry|
|Deutsche Telekom AG|
|Sprint Corporation |
|Table: Verizon Wireless - financial performance|
|Table: AT&T Inc. - financial performance|
|Table: Deutsche Telekom AG - financial performance|
|Table: Sprint Corporation - financial performance|
|Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Wireless Telecommunications Carriers IndustryChart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success|
|Technology & Systems|
|Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth|
|Regulation & Policy|
|Table: Industry Data for the Wireless Telecommunications Carriers Industry|
Industry Revenue (2007-2021)Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)Establishments (2007-2021)Businesses (2007-2021)Employment (2007-2021)Wages (2007-2021)Number of mobile internet connections (2007-2021)|
Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
Table: Industry Financial Ratios
|Jargon & Glossary |
|Average Revenue Per User (Arpu)|
A key performance indicator in telecommunications that indicates whether revenue growth is due to increased customers or phone usage. ARPU is revenue divided by the average number of subscribers.
Service in the 1850-1990 MHz spectrum range. Commonly used for mobile voice and data services, including cell phone, text messaging, and Internet.
The rate of increase at which customers discontinue their service on a voluntary or involuntary basis.
|Long-Term Evolution (Lte)|
The successor technology to GSM, designed to operate on IP-based networks. LTE networks use a simpler, flat network architecture compared to GSM.
Service in the 901-902, 930-931, and 940-941 MHz spectrum range. Commonly used for two-way paging and telemetry. Telemetry includes services such as monitoring utility meters from off-site locations.
|Personal Communications Services (Pcs)|
Family of mobile radio communications services that encompass mobile and ancillary fixed communications services to individuals and businesses.
A service that is purchased prior to use. The subscriber purchases credit to use on a cell phone network and, in doing so, avoids ongoing billing.
Unlicensed PCS will accommodate a wide range of services for small areas such as data networking within office buildings.
Also known as IEEE 802.16m, a telecommunications standard that operates on IP-based networks in the microwave spectrum.