Canada Telecommunications Report Q2 2014

Business Monitor International
April 9, 2014
98 Pages - SKU: BMI5232766
Countries covered: Canada

Canada Telecommunications Report Q2 2014

BMI View: Perhaps inevitably, no new significant players entered the Canadian mobile market as a resultof the auction of 700MHz spectrum in early 2014. The three incumbent national players took the majority ofthe spectrum, with cable-focused Rogers laying claim to the most valuable properties in the hope of addinglustre to its converged services portfolio. Meanwhile, the government blocked the sale of spectrum, ownedby defunct NextWave, to a Bell-Telus joint venture and reinforced its commitment to nurturing competitionby blocking Telus' bid to acquire struggling new entrant Mobilicity. Fellow newcomer Wind Mobile iswilling to act as market consolidator, but Mobilicity would add little value to its already questionablerelevance to the competitive dynamic and, in any case, Wind itself can bring little financial muscle to bear:it forbore from bidding in the January 2014 auction, perhaps acknowledging the futility of attempting tocompete head-on with the Big Three. New data from the regulator confirm that the status quo barelychanged in 2012, a view already held by BMI.

Key Data

The second half of 2014 saw highly variable subscriber growth among the leading mobile operators, withnet losses being recorded by several players. Wind Mobile was the outperformer, although itsachievements remained modest and it remained only a minor player on the market after five years.



More Telecommunications reports by Business Monitor International

Telecommunications Report - United Arab Emirates Q4 2014 by Business Monitor International
BMI View: Penetration and usage of mobile data services in the UAE are growing at an impressive rate,with 3G/4G accounting for nearly 46% of total ...
Telecommunications Report - Ukraine Q4 2014 by Business Monitor International
BMI View: The ongoing crisis in Ukraine will likely filter down to the telecoms market as well, afteroperators reported damaged networks and instances of network ...
Telecommunications Report - Saudi Arabia Q4 2014 by Business Monitor International
BMI View: The biggest growth area in Saudi Arabia's telecoms market is high-value services for corporateand individual customers. This view is supported by operators' financial ...
Telecommunications Report - Canada Q4 2014 by Business Monitor International
BMI View: Perhaps inevitably, no new significant players entered the Canadian mobile market as a resultof the auction of 700MHz spectrum in early 2014. The ...
See all reports like this >>

More Canada Telecommunications reports

Telecommunications Report - Canada Q4 2014 by Business Monitor International
BMI View: Perhaps inevitably, no new significant players entered the Canadian mobile market as a resultof the auction of 700MHz spectrum in early 2014. The ...
Canada: Data Segment to Boom after LTE Spectrum Allocation by Pyramid Research
Canada: Data Segment to Boom after LTE Spectrum Allocation Summary ‘Canada: Data Segment to Boom after LTE Spectrum Allocation,’ a new Country Intelligence Report by ...
Canada - Telecoms, IP Networks, Digital Media and Forecasts by Paul Budde Communication Pty Ltd
Canada - Telecoms, IP Networks, Digital Media and ForecastsFor those seeking high level strategic information and objective analysis on this region, this report is essential ...
Government of Alberta - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review by GlobalData
Government of Alberta - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides a comprehensive insight into the company’s history, corporate strategy, business structure and operations. The report contains ...
See all reports like this >>

 

SELECT A LICENSE

    Report with 3 quarterly updates  USD 1,295  
    Report with 3 quarterly updates
3 User License
  USD 1,945  
    Report with 3 quarterly updates
5 User License
  USD 2,500  
    Report with 3 quarterly updates
Departmental/Site License
  USD 2,995  
    Global Site License Fulfilled by Publisher  USD 6,995  
 
US: 800.298.5699
Int'l: +1.240.747.3093
 

Share this report


    Other tasks

     
     
    Join Alert Me now!
    Receive bi-weekly email alerts on new market research

    Sign up today!